“Thierry Gadou Appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Atos Consulting in France”
Paris – June 20, 2007
Atos Origin announced today that Thierry Gadou has been appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Atos Consulting, reporting to Didier Zeitoun, Chairman of Atos Origin France.
Thierry Gadou, 40, graduated from France's Ecole des Mines de Paris and has extensive experience as both a consultant and an entrepreneur. In particular, he was a partner at Braxton Associates and Deloitte Consulting.
After ten years as a consultant, he founded cc-hubwoo in 2000 and led the company, which manages the world's largest business-to-business e-procurement community, until 2005. Since 2006, he has served as Managing Partner of capital risk firm NextFund-Capital, while continuing to act as a management consultant for leading corporations and investment funds.
Commenting on the appointment, Didier Zeitoun said, “consulting plays a critical role in our services solutions. In line with the objectives in our 3o3 strategic transformation plan, Thierry Gadou will capitalize on his dual expertise to lead the development of our consulting business in France, both on strategic assignments and on the major transformation projects undertaken by our customers. He will be supported by the close cooperation with our European Consulting teams and by the Atos Origin Group's Systems Integration and Managed Operations service lines, which offer a strong fit with our own.”
About Atos Consulting
Atos Consulting, the global consulting practice of Atos Origin, is a leading provider of business, process and technology consulting services. With more than 2,500 staff globally, it focuses on delivering proven, pragmatic solutions to the telecom, manufacturing, financial services and public sectors.
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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