Paris, 1 June 2011 - Atos Origin's Annual Shareholders' Meeting was held today. The meeting was chaired by Thierry Breton, Chairman and CEO of Atos Origin. During the meeting, Thierry Breton presented the 2010 highlights, the Group's future directions and the upcoming acquisition of Siemens IT Solutions and Services, which is forecast to close as planned on July 1st 2011 subject to the completion of the conditions precedent.
All resolutions submitted by the Board of Directors have been approved by the shareholders, in particular the dividend payment of €0.50 per share.
Atos Origin also announced that it obtained the highest rating by GRI for the 2010 report on its social and environmental policy.
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 billion and it employs 48,000 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. For more information, visit: www.atosorigin.com
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