“Jérôme de Parscau du Plessix appointed CEO of Atos WorldGrid™”

Paris, 1 September 2010

Atos Origin, an international IT services company, today announced that it has appointed Jérome de Parscau du Plessix (48) as CEO of Atos WorldGrid™. Atos WorldGrid is a cornerstone of Atos Origin's innovation and development strategy and focuses on offering smart energy solutions to enable energy efficiencies and increase sustainability, while improving operational performance. In his new role Jérôme reports to Gilles Grapinet, Senior Executive Vice President.

Jérôme assumes his new role immediately and is responsible for developing and implementing a strategy to strengthen and grow Atos WorldGrid's business, which today generates annual revenues of over €150 million globally.

“ Atos Origin has an ambitious innovation strategy and will play a key role in the revolution of “smart energy” through its worldwide expertise centralized into one subsidiary - Atos WorldGrid,” said Gilles Grapinet. “Jérôme's wealth of experience in the Energy & Utilities industries will help us to further grow our business in this strategic market that offers considerable growth potential. Through the delivery of innovative solutions offered by Atos WorldGrid, we can add real business value to our clients”.

“I am looking forward to leading Atos WorldGrid, one of the world leaders in smart energy”, said Jérôme de Parscau du Plessix. “Working with our experts worldwide, we will develop and deliver innovative solutions to help organizations further accelerate business growth, enable energy efficiencies and increase sustainability.”

Jérome has been working at Atos Origin for 7 years, most recently as director for energy & utilities in France. Before this he was manager of the Technology and Product Center in Grenoble. Prior to Atos Origin he worked for Schlumberger, where he held various international roles including marketing and customer services manager, operation manager for southern Europe, business development exploration and production manager in Italy, customer support manager in Nigeria, and district geophysicist in Algeria. Jérôme holds a PhD in Mechanics-Geophysics from the Institut Français du Pétrole/UJF (Grenoble).

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.

About Atos WorldGrid™
Atos WorldGrid™, an international entity of Atos Origin, is a world leader of smart energy. With an unprecedented track record in the energy & utilities market of more than 35 years, it brings together all its technological solutions for intelligent production, transport, distribution and marketing of energy. Atos WorldGrid delivers solutions to optimize various operating processes in its clients' information systems. Atos WorldGrid has over 1,000 engineers, and generates annual revenues of € 150 million.
For more information on Atos WorldGrid, look at www.atosorigin.com/atosworldgrid

For more information:
José de Vries
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