Unisys Announces Progress in Leadership Transition; Appoints Interim Chairman and Interim CEO

Nov 24, 2014, 16:30 ET from Unisys Corporation

BLUE BELL, Pa., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced today that its Board of Directors has made significant progress in its previously announced search for a successor to Chairman and CEO Ed Coleman, whose departure was recently announced by the company. 

"The Board has interviewed a number of strong candidates and is working now to complete the search process," said Paul Weaver, lead independent director of the Unisys Board. "We are confident that we will soon have a new leader in place with the experience and qualifications needed to lead the company's growth agenda. We are taking the time necessary to ensure that the appointment is the best one for Unisys and its stakeholders."

In the interim, effective December 2, 2014, the Board has appointed Weaver as interim Chairman and named Chief Financial Officer Janet Haugen as interim CEO. 

About Unisys 
Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.

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