“Atos wins “Top French Investor” category in competition for best foreign investors in Poland”
Paris, Warsaw, 24 October 2014
Atos, an international IT services company, today announced that it won “Top French Investor” category at the FDI Poland Investor Awards. In a tough competition a jury comprising 26 Chamber of Commerce chairmen and Embassy Commercial Counselors selected winners for 17 categories from 67 short-listed companies. Winners were decided not only on the value of their investment and number of employees in Poland, but also on the company's focus on innovation; leadership position within their industry and the strategic importance to the Polish economy.
The FDI Poland Investor Awards Gala attracts attendees from a wide range of sectors including Aviation, Manufacturing, Food, IT, BPO/Outsourcing, Transportation, Retail, Real Estate development and Pharmaceuticals. This year nearly 200 attendees from 27 countries attended, including a particularly strong turn-out from China and India. VIP guests from Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs were also present.
“We are delighted to see that the investment of Atos in Poland is being recognized and appreciated. We will continue our efforts to create the firm of the future together with our customers and to make Innovation in IT their every-day business,” said Dariusz Baran, Country Manager, Atos in Poland.
“The positive support from local government in Bydgoszcz, where the Atos Managed Services Global Delivery Center is located, together with our focus on excellence in IT - give us the power to grow and to ensure that our portfolio of services continue to meet the needs of our clients”, said Maciej Ruszkiewicz, Head of Managed Services Global Delivery Center, Atos in Poland.
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is an international information technology services company with 2013 annual revenue of € 8.6 billion and 76,300 employees in 52 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers IT services through Consulting & Systems Integration, Managed Operations, and transactional services through Worldline, the European leader and a global player in the payments services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across different business sectors: Manufacturing, Retail &
Transportation; Public & Health; Financial Services; Telcos, Media & 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 & Paralympic Games and is listed on the Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Worldline and Atos Worldgrid.
In Poland Atos operates since 2000 with nearly 3 000 people employed in four cities of Bydgoszcz, Warsaw, Wroclaw and Gdansk.
In 2012, 2013 and 2014 Atos in Poland has been awarded a certificate of Great Place to Work, gaining twice the third place and once the second place in the Great Place to Work Institute ranking. Intensively increasing employment Atos consistently cares about the highest possible level of the delivered services at the same time creating the best possible conditions for their provision.
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