“Atos Origin New Management Board Structure”
Paris / Brussels, 12 June 2007
Atos Origin today announced that, in agreement with the Supervisory Board and its Nomination Committee, Bernard Bourigeaud has decided to structure the Management Board as follows:
• Bernard Bourigeaud, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO
• Philippe Germond, Vice-Chairman of the Management Board and Deputy CEO, reporting to Bernard Bourigeaud;
• Eric Guilhou, Senior Executive Vice President Global Functions;
• Wilbert Kieboom, Senior Executive Vice President Operations.
Eric Guilhou and Wilbert Kieboom will report directly to Philippe Germond.
On the proposal of Bernard Bourigeaud and the Supervisory Board Nomination Committee, Philippe Germond will be the identified successor for the position of CEO. The two will work together on developing a strategic plan for the Group, and manage a smooth succession.
Bernard Bourigeaud declared: "With this tightened and simplified management structure, Atos Origin is very well equipped to successfully deliver our transformation plan and our growth objectives. With Philippe Germond we provide a stable outlook for all our stakeholders”.
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 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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