“Rob Pols appointed as CEO for Atos Origin in the Netherlands”
Utrecht, 11 January 2007
Rob Pols is appointed CEO in the Netherlands for Atos Origin, an international IT services company. Pols, previously with Fujitsu Services, will be reporting directly to Wilbert Kieboom, Member of the Management Board and CEO at Atos Origin Northern Europe. As a CEO, he will be responsible for leading the Dutch activities and consolidate the company's strong position in this market. He will take on his new position as from 1 March 2007.
Rob Pols (47) has built a considerable track record in the IT services and consultancy market place. Since 2005 he occupied the position of general manager and Chief Operating Officer at Fujitsu Services in the Netherlands.
Between 2003 and 2005 Pols was general manager of Adresco BV, an organisation specialised in interim management services. The previous six years he was a Member of the ‘Raad van Bestuur' at Syntegra – part of BT – and director of Syntegra/KPMG Consulting in France. In this function he was also responsible for operations of Syntegra in the Benelux. In the past Pols held various management positions at reputable companies such as Tandem Computers Europe, Apple Computer Netherlands, Digital Equipment BV and Protech International UK Ltd.
About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is an international information technology services company. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company's annual revenues are EUR 5,5 billion and it employs over 47,000 people in 40 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international blue-chip companies across all sectors. Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, Atos Euronext Market Solutions, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.
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