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28 Jun 2005
IOC News , Press Release

IOC to sign extension to technology partnership

The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge, will be joined by the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Atos Origin, Bernard Bourigeaud, to announce the extension of their existing agreement to the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver in 2010 and the Games of the XXX Olympiad in 2012.

1 July 2005 - 2 p.m. (local time Singapore)


Fullerton Hotel - Ballroom 2
1 Fullerton Square


Jacques Rogge                          IOC President 
Bernard Bourigeaud                    Atos Origin Chairman of the Management Board and CEO
Gerhard Heiberg                         Chairman of the IOC Marketing Commission
Timo Lumme                             IOC Director of Television and Marketing
Jean-Benoit Gauthier                  IOC Director of Technology
Xavier Flinois                             Atos Origin CEO, UK, Asia Pacific and Americas
Neoh K.C.                                 Atos Origin Chairman CEO – Asia Pacific and China

Patrick Adiba                             Atos Origin Executive Vice President, Olympics and Major Events

- MC (Timo Lumme) welcomes guests and introduces IOC President and Atos Origin Chairman
- IOC President’s speech
- Atos Origin Chairman’s speech 
- Signing of the agreement
- Photo opportunity 
- Both Jacques Rogge and Bernard Bourigeaud depart
- Speeches by Gerhard Heiberg, Jean-Benoit Gauthier, Xavier Flinois and Patrick Abida -  Q session
- End of session


Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner of the IOC responsible for developing, running and securing key information systems for the Olympic Games.


Atos Origin has played an integral part in the staging of the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic Winter Games and the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.  This extension of the existing partnership will see Atos Origin involved in the next four Olympic Games (Torino 2006, Beijing 2008, Vancouver 2010 and the 2012 Olympic Games).
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