Bull today announces that its Board of Directors has received the resignation of Didier Lamouche, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
28, 2010 -
Bull (Euronext Paris: BULL), an expert in open, flexible and secure information systems and mission-critical systems and one of Europe's leading players in the IT industry, today announces that its Board of Directors has received the resignation of Didier Lamouche, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Didier Lamouche pointed out: "After more than 5 years at the head of Bull, my mission of transformation of the company is accomplished. With the acquisition early this year of Amesys, and the constitution of a long-term shareholder base, the Bull group now has the means to ensure its development. I would like to thank everyone at Bull for their commitment and their support over these years and I wish them further success in the next phase."
The Board has taken note of this decision that will become effective as of 10 May, 2010, at which time the Board of Directors will designate the next Chairman and CEO.
The Board underlined the importance of Didier Lamouche's contribution over the last 5 years, as well as the success in the group's repositioning, and saluted his efforts while at the head of Bull.
The Board has decided the constitution of a work group composed of Bull management and animated by Philippe Vannier, member of the board of directors. This group will be charged with making proposals to comfort the strategy of the company.
29 April 2010: First quarter 2010 revenue.
For further information: http://www.bull.com/investors/news/100423results.html
Prior to the designation of the next Chairman and CEO, Bull management will comment only the business activity of the first quarter of 2010.
10 May 2010: Bull board of directors' meeting
16 June 2010: Annual shareholders' meeting
About Bull, an Atos company
Bull is the trusted partner for enterprise data. The Group, which is firmly established in the Cloud and in Big Data, integrates and manages high-performance systems and end-to-end security solutions. Bull's offerings enable its customers to process all the data at their disposal, creating new types of demand. Bull converts data into value for organisations in a completely secure manner.
Bull currently employs around 9,200 people across more than 50 countries, with over 700 staff totally focused on R&D. In 2013, Bull recorded revenues of 1.3 billion.
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Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is a leader in digital services with 2013 pro forma annual revenue of 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 & 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: Defence, 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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