Atos Origin Promotes Sergio Banuet to Vice President of North America Business Development and Channel Relations
Houston, TEXAS. – April 10, 2009 – Atos Origin, an international IT services company, appoints today announced the appointment of Sergio Banuet as Vice President of Business Development and Channel Relations. Sergio will be a key member of the executive team that sets the company’s strategic direction, spearhead business development initiatives that are consistent with the company’s overall strategy and serve as the primary liaison between strategic partnerships and analysts.
Sergio has 28 years of experience in the Information Technology services business. In 2003, Sergio joined Schlumberger Sema (which later became Atos Origin in 2004) as Vice President and General Manager of Mexico. As a member of the Atos Origin Executive Team, Sergio championed the growth and expansion of the Mexico business and was responsible for transforming the business into a viable competitor in the Mexico ITO marketplace.
"My experience working with Sergio gives me great confidence he will drive a successful Business Development and Channel Relations program," said Vice President of North America Sales, Ryan Schebler. "He has demonstrated an ability to build successful channel programs, while at the same time developing and executing broad business development strategies. Sergio's experience will be a tremendous asset in his new role as Atos Origin continues to build strong relationships with our partners that are based on trust, loyalty, and face-to-face interaction."
Prior to joining Atos Origin, Sergio served as CIO of Unilever, lead the Strategic Outsourcing Business Unit for IBM and ultimately assumed a responsibility for IBM’s Latin America operations. Sergio graduated in Applied Mathematics (Actuary) from the Mexico National University and holds two postgraduate degrees, one in Marketing from the Iberoamericana University and another in Business Administration from the Instituto Panamericano de Alta Dirección de Empresas.
About Atos Origin
Atos Origin is one of the world's leading international information technology services companies. Its business is turning client vision into results through the application of consulting, systems integration and managed operations. The company's annual revenues total more than $8.3 billion and it employs over 50,000 people in 40 countries. Atos Origin is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic Games and has a client base of international blue-chip companies across all sectors. Atos Origin is listed on the Paris Eurolist Market and trades as Atos Origin, Atos Worldline and Atos Consulting. In North America, Atos Origin has offices located in Houston and Dallas Texas, Columbus and Cincinnati Ohio, and in Toronto Canada and hosts several clients nationwide. www.na.atosorigin.com
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