“Peter ‘t Jong appointed CEO for Atos Origin in Germany and Central Europe”

Essen, 15 November 2007

Peter ‘t Jong has been appointed Chief Executive Officer for Germany and Central Europe at Atos Origin, an international information technology services company. He will be reporting directly to Wilbert Kieboom, Member of the Management Board and Senior Executive Vice President Operations. In his new position, he will be responsible for leading the activities in Germany, Austria and Poland and will strengthen the company's positioning in these markets.

Peter ‘t Jong (46) joined Atos Origin in 2001 from Lucent Technologies where he was Chief Information Officer. In Atos Origin, he was made responsible for Managed Operations in The Netherlands; in this role he managed to almost double the size of the Managed Operations organization and successfully integrated new businesses acquired through outsourcing deals in the existing organization.

Peter 't Jong was then appointed Chief Operating Officer for the operations in The Netherlands. Recently he was responsible for the Sales and Client management organization, and boosted the new logo sales and new business developments.

I am delighted to join the German management team and to take on the challenge to further develop Atos Origin's positioning in Germany and Central Europe”, says Peter ‘t Jong. “The German IT market is significant and growing fast and therefore is key to the development of the Group. In addition we have an excellent group of existing customers with good recent important wins in strategic segments.

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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