“Atos Origin, a New Company”
31 October 2000
The merger between Atos and Origin received final approval from Atos shareholders today. Concerning the merger, Bernard Bourigeaud said: "Since the announcement of the merger on 28 August 2000, we have been working intensively to prepare for implementing the action plan on 1 November 2000. All first line and corporate managers have been identified and the organisation structure for each country was announced to staff shortly after the end of September.