“Michel-Alain Proch appointed Chief Financial Officer at Atos Origin”

Paris, 25 June 2007

Atos Origin announced the appointment of Michel-Alain Proch as Group Chief Financial Officer. Reporting directly to Eric Guilhou, Member of the Management Board and Senior Executive Vice President Global Functions, Michel-Alain Proch is a member of Atos Origin Executive Committee created in order to strengthen, coordinate and streamline activities across countries, activities, sales and different functions.

Michel-Alain Proch is a graduate of l'Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Toulouse and holds a degree of Etudes Supérieures Comptables et Financières. After six years spent at Deloitte & Touche, in Paris and in London, Michel-Alain Proch then held different management positions at Hermès, first in Internal Audit and Controlling, previous to joining Atos Origin, he was Chief Financial Officer for North and South America, based in New York.

Michel-Alain Proch, 38 years old, joined Atos Origin in 2006 as Group Senior Vice-President responsible for Internal Audit and Risk Management.

Commenting on his appointment, Eric Guilhou stated: “Michel-Alain Proch is an excellent addition to the finance team and brings a well rounded international experience to the Group; I know he will contribute significantly to our effort to coordinate and streamline our activities in order to meet our objective to operate as one global company and we are very pleased to have him on board.”

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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