Atos has opened a new office in Doha, Qatar. The office will enable the French IT services company to provide its services locally and further anticipate on cultural and geographical differences. The new office is in line with its strategy to boost its market share in the Gulf region - Atos expects a large growth in IT consulting services in the region over the next few years.
In addition to the opening of the new office, Atos announced that it also plans to partner with and invest in local companies.
In 2010 Atos announced that it considered the Middle East as a key growth market. Late 2010 it opened an office Cairo, Egypt. Over the past two years two more offices were opened in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) and Abu Dhabi, Dubai.
Thierry Breton, CEO of Atos: "Atos has an ambitious growth plan and setting up new operations in Qatar is a clear example; our goal is to increase our business in this region achieving profitable growth. We look forward to working with our global and local experts to deliver the high quality services and solutions to firms based in Qatar and the Gulf region".