“Marc Meyer appointed Executive Vice President for Talent Management and Communications at Atos Origin”

Paris, 26 August 2010

Atos Origin, an international IT services company, today announced the appointment of Marc Meyer as Global Head of Talent Management and Communications. Marc is a member of the Group Executive Committee and reports to Gilles Grapinet, Senior Executive Vice President for Global Functions.

“I am delighted to welcome Marc to Atos Origin,” said Gilles Grapinet. “His extensive experience will help us to strengthen our talent management strategy which is a key differentiator in our industry and also to further develop the Atos Origin brand.”

Marc started his career in 1984 at the French Assemblée Nationale as a political advisor, before joining in 1986 Bull Group, an international IT firm, where he held several senior positions in corporate and marketing communications.

In 1997, he joined Thomson, a consumer electronic firm and in 2001 was promoted to the company Executive Committee. In 2002 he joined the France Telecom / Orange Group as Executive Vice President for Communications. In 2005 he was appointed Special Advisor for Media and Communications at the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry.

In 2007, Marc created his own management and communications consultancy firm, prior to joining Dexia in 2008, where he served as Head of Group Communications. Marc is a graduate from the Sorbonne University in Paris.

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 5.1 billion and it employs 49,000 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, contact:
Caroline Crouch
Atos Origin
Tel: 020 7830 4233
Email: caroline.crouch@atosorigin.com