“LV= signs IT contract extension with Atos Origin”

London, 1 February 2010

Supporting LV='s business growth and transformation

Atos Origin, an international IT services company, today announced
that it has signed a four-year contract extension with LV=, the fast-growing investment and insurance group. Under this new deal which extends a contract signed in 2008, Atos Origin will continue to provide IT services to support LV='s policy administration and renewals processes as well as on-line applications.

Since its appointment in 2008 Atos Origin has played a vital role in supporting LV='s business growth by providing the IT services for LV= to launch new products, use additional distribution channels such as Nationwide and increase sales through aggregators such as Moneysupermarket.com and Comparethemarket.com.

Richard Rowney, Group Chief Operating Officer at LV= commented: “Atos Origin has delivered an excellent service since 2008 to support the growth and transformation of our business. For this new deal, Atos Origin presented a competitively priced solution that will meet our business needs as we further strengthen our organisation while continuing to help our customers protect the things they love.”

Bryn Barlow, Vice President for Financial Services at Atos Origin UK, said: “We are delighted to have signed this contract extension which further extends our relationship with LV= and consolidates our position in the mutual insurance sector. We will work with LV= to ensure that technology continues to enable further business growth and high quality services for their customers.”

Atos Origin is committed to delivering sustainable IT services and is providing mainframe and midrange hosting services for LV= from its modern data centres that use energy efficient and smart cooling technologies to minimise the impact of IT on the environment.

About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is a leading international information technology (IT) services company, providing hi-tech transactional services, consulting, systems integration and managed operations to deliver business outcomes globally. The company's annual revenues are EUR 5.5 billion and it employs 50,000 people. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international companies across all sectors. Atos Origin is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting.

For more information, please contact:
Caroline Crouch
Atos Origin
Tel: 020 7830 4233
Email: caroline.crouch@atosorigin.com