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 BLUE BELL, Pa., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- "To accelerate the implementation of the Unisys strategy to become a client-driven, fast- cycle provider of information services and solutions, a new organization consisting of three major business groups has been established: Information Services and Systems, Computer Systems, and Government Systems," Unisys (NYSE: UIS) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James A. Unruh reported today.
 "Unisys has achieved a truly impressive turnaround over the past two years. Our chief strength continues to be the pride, the determination, and the competitive spirit of our people. This new structure builds on that strength. It fully enables Unisys people to concentrate on helping our clients gain a competitive advantage in their markets," Unruh said.
 "This industry continues to change rapidly. We've been a leader in making changes and we'll continue to adapt how we serve our customers and strengthen our corporate culture to stay ahead. We are driving a managed revolution. Today's changes will better align our organizational structure to our strategy, increase our focus to grow our information services and client-server businesses, provide more synergy and focus in our government businesses, and enable faster decision making and responsiveness to market changes across Unisys," Unruh added.
 Unisys said the Information Services and Systems business group (ISSG) includes information services, line of business solution units and three geographic sales divisions. This business group is focused on creating and providing solutions to customers worldwide, except the U.S. federal government. This involves pulling together the component pieces -- services plus technology -- inside and outside of Unisys to provide the integrated solutions that customers want today. This business will be led directly by Unisys CEO Unruh.
 The Government Systems business group (GSG) provides Unisys services and solutions to the U.S. federal government and its allies. This business includes all the former Paramax Systems divisions, and Unisys Government Systems, Inc. Unisys said Albert F. Zettlemoyer, who was named president of the Government Systems Group and an executive vice president of the corporation, will lead this business. This group will significantly leverage the systems integration skills of the government units in commercial markets. It also will provide a single interface to Unisys federal government clients.
 The Computer Systems business group (CSG) is the product and system solution company that will supply Unisys computer systems, imaging systems, payment systems, and system software products/tools. This group is responsible for product marketing, OEM channel sales, development and engineering, manufacturing and program management. Unisys said Hugh J. Lynch, who was named president of the Computer Systems Group and is an executive vice president of the corporation, will lead this business.
 The three business groups will report directly to CEO Unruh.
 To further facilitate the company's strategy to grow its information services and open client/server systems business, the company is forming two Integrated Business Units (IBU). The Integrated Business Units are designed to enhance client focus and responsiveness. The units will be fully integrated profit centers and will operate within Unisys as though they were independent companies. Within the Information Services and Systems Group will be an Integrated Business Unit for information services and within the Computer Systems Group will be an Integrated Business Unit for client-server systems.
 "The Integrated Business Unit approach will give us the advantages of a specialized company while continuing to give us the economies of being part of a larger enterprise. These two integrated business units will enable us to compete effectively with specialist companies. These changes will also help us serve the changing needs of our customers and fully capitalize on the growth opportunities in these strategic markets," Unruh said.
 Reto Braun, formerly president and chief operating officer, will leave the company to pursue other interests. Braun also has resigned as a Unisys Board Director, effective today. "Reto has made significant contributions to Unisys and we appreciate his dedicated efforts," Unruh said.
 "The Unisys strategic direction and focus -- to be a services-led, technology-based solutions company -- will be significantly enhanced by these organizational changes. This new organization is another important step in the progress of our company. It builds on our strengths as a strong technology company and enhances our position as a world-class, client-driven, services and solutions provider," Unruh said.
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