“Atos appoints Marc Alinat President of YUNANO – a joint venture with UFIDA to provide innovative CRM and ERP cloud services”

Paris, 19 April 2011

Atos, an international IT services company, today announced that it has appointed Marc Alinat President of YUNANO, a joint venture created in November 2011 through the partnership with UFIDA.  YUNANO provides innovative CRM and ERP cloud computing services to large and mid-size organisations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


In his new role Marc will be responsible for the strategic direction and operations of YUNANO. His focus is to deliver a strong service portfolio that leverages the UFIDA solutions in order to offer organisations a secure SAAS environment.


Francis Meston, Executive Vice President, Global Systems Integration at Atos, said: “Yunano is key in our strategy to be a leading provider of cloud services and offers our clients access via the cloud to China's most successful business software, while keeping investment costs low and managing risks with care. Marc's experience will be invaluable in accelerating the roll-out of these innovative new services.”


Prior to his new role, Marc managed the Enterprise Solution organization and the Portfolio Offerings for Atos in France, in which he played a key role in defining and leading the strategic alliance with UFIDA. Marc joined Atos from SAP, where he was CEO for France and prior to that role he was President for PeopleSoft in France.


About Atos
Atos is an international information technology services company with annual 2011 pro forma revenue of EUR 8.5 billion and 74,000 employees in 48 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers hi-tech transactional services, consulting and technology services, systems integration and managed services. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across the following market sectors: Manufacturing, Retail, Services; Public, Health & Transports; Financial Services; Telecoms, Media & Technology; Energy & Utilities. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. It is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic and Paralympic Games and is quoted on the Paris Eurolist Market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting & Technology Services, Atos Worldline and Atos Worldgrid.


For more information, contact:
Caroline Crouch
Tel: 020 7830 4233
Email: caroline.crouch@atos.net