“Atos and Proservia enter into a 5-year partnership”
Paris, February 19, 2015
Proservia, a ManPowerGroup brand, has announced the acquisition of Atos' “Workplace & Service Desk” activity in France.
ManpowerGroup France, a leading workforce solutions expert and Atos, an international leader in digital services, have confirmed the acquisition of Atos Group's desk-side and end user support services in France by ManpowerGroup France French subsidiary, Proservia.
- Employees of Atos' Workplace & Service Desk Services will be joining Proservia from March 1, 2015, with a 3-year guarantee of employment.
- At the same time, Atos Infogérance and Proservia Workstation Services launch a business partnership for a minimum period of 5 years for the desk-side and end user support services in France.
ManpowerGroup France and Atos hereby announce the end of the discussions they held last semester.
To ManpowerGroup, this new operation is a major step forward in attaining its goal of diversifying its activities in France representing 10% of its revenue and turning the Proservia brand into a market leader in the sector of IT infrastructures managed services within a period of two years.
Atos will continue to offer its services while offering its clients support solutions at the “desk-side” bolstered by the capabilities of one of the best specialized players of the market.
Proservia thus moves forward in implementing its roadmap for industrial development, while favoring employment at the same time: with this new operation, and as of March 1, 2015, date at which the transfer of the activity will be effective and Atos' Workplace & Service Desk Services' 800 plus employees will join Proservia, its headcount will be brought to over 2400 employees.
ManpowerGroup(R) (NYSE: MAN) is the world's workforce expert, creating innovative workforce solutions for more than 65 years. As workforce experts, we connect more than 600,000 men and women to meaningful work across a wide range of skills and industries every day. Through our ManpowerGroup family of brands -- Manpower(R) , Experis(R) , Right Management(R) andManpowerGroup(R) Solutions -- we help more than 400,000 clients in 80 countries and territories address their critical talent needs, providing comprehensive solutions to resource, manage and develop talent. In 2014, ManpowerGroup was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the fourth consecutive year and one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies, confirming our position as the most trusted and admired brand in the industry. See how ManpowerGroup makes powering the world of work humanly possible: www.manpowergroup.com.
About ManpowerGroup France
ManpowerGroup France provides a portfolio of services in France ranging from contingent and permanent recruitment (Manpower and Experis), outsourcing and consulting (ManpowerGroup Solutions), career management and outplacement (Right Management) and skills development, assessment and training. With 6,000 permanent employees in France, ManpowerGroup is ISO 9001-certified and generated EUR4 billion turnover in 2014. http://www.manpowergroup.fr/.
Founded in 1994 and part of ManpowerGroup since 2011, Proservia is a recognized player in the Digital Services market. Specializing in infrastructure management and user support,Proservia has 16 branches and two certified service centers. In 2013 Proservia had a turnover of EUR60 million with over 1,600 employees. www.proservia.fr
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a Global digital services leader with 2014 pro forma annual revenue of circa € 10 billion and 86,000 employees in 66 countries. Serving a global client base, the Group provides Consulting & Systems Integration services, Managed Services & BPO, Cloud operations, Big Data & Cyber-security solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payments and transactional services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, the Group works with clients across different business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Utilities, Public Sector, Retail, Telecommunications, and Transportation. Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. The Group 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, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, and Worldline.
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