“Gilles Arditti appointed Group Senior Vice-President Investor Relations and Financial Communications at Atos Origin”
Paris, 26 April 2007
Atos Origin today announces the appointment of Gilles Arditti as Group Senior Vice-President in charge of Investor Relations and Financial Communications at Atos Origin. Gilles will report directly to Eric Guilhou, Chief Financial Officer and member of the Atos Origin Management Board. He will be responsible for managing the Group's financial communications and investor relations strategy.
Gilles Arditti has been with Atos Origin since 1990, working in the Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions departments internationally. Most recently Gilles worked as Finance Director for France, Germany and Central Europe. Up until 2004, he worked as Finance and HR Director for Atos Origin France, and prior to this he was M&A Director reporting to Bernard Bourigeaud from 1996 to 1999. Gilles has been active in several strategic projects for Atos Euronext Market Solutions and Atos Worldline. Before joining the Group, Gilles spent six years at Bull and four years at KPMG. He has a Master of Finance from Dauphine University, a Master of International Finance from HEC and is a qualified chartered accountant.
Commenting on his appointment, Eric Gilhou stated: "We are very pleased that Gilles Arditti has taken this new role. His experience and in depth knowledge of the company will promote the Group's strategy and help the investment community to better understand the strong business fundamentals of Atos Origin."
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 5.4 billion and it employs over 50,000 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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