EDS Names Nitin Khanna to Lead U.S. State and Local Government Non-Healthcare Sector

    HERNDON, Va., March 14 /CNW/ -- EDS today announced it has appointed
Nitin Khanna, chief executive officer of Saber Solutions, to lead EDS'
non-healthcare U.S. state and local government business. In this position,
Khanna will be responsible for managing EDS' state and local non-healthcare
business operating under the entity of Saber Government Solutions, an EDS
    Khanna will focus on accelerating growth and strengthening relationships
with EDS' state and local government clients in the U.S. and internationally
in areas such as IT Outsourcing, Motor Vehicle Administration, Unemployment
Insurance and Public Retirement programs, and Elections.
    Khanna came to EDS in November 2007, when the company acquired an
approximate 93 percent equity interest in Saber Solutions. Prior to the
acquisition, Khanna was CEO at Saber, a leading provider of software and
services to U.S. state governments. Khanna will continue to be based in
Portland, Oregon.
    Barbara Anderson, vice president, EDS Government Health and Human
Services, will continue to lead the company's state and local government
healthcare and welfare eligibility business.
    Khanna assumes the position previously held by Susan Arthur, who has been
appointed to a new senior leadership position in EDS' healthcare industry.
    "Nitin brings many years of experience and expertise in state and local
government business to EDS, which complements EDS' existing state and local
government activities," said Dennis Stolkey, vice president and general
manager of EDS U.S. Government and Public Sector. "The addition of Saber
Government Solutions' leading applications portfolio to EDS' existing
capabilities and global resources allows us to provide the industry's leading
end-to-end solutions for state and local government clients."
    Khanna co-founded Saber Consulting in 1997. The company focuses
exclusively on state and local government applications in targeted market
segments including motor vehicle administration, unemployment insurance,
pensions, human services and voter registration.
    Prior to Saber, Khanna was employed by Oracle Corp., where he held a
number of senior technical positions in Consulting and Education.
    About EDS
    EDS (NYSE:   EDS) is a leading global technology services company
delivering business solutions to its clients. EDS founded the information
technology outsourcing industry more than 45 years ago. Today, EDS delivers a
broad portfolio of information technology and business process outsourcing
services to clients in the manufacturing, financial services, healthcare,
communications, energy, transportation, and consumer and retail industries and
to governments around the world. Learn more at http://www.eds.com.

     Travis Jacobsen -- EDS

For further information:

For further information: Travis Jacobsen of EDS, +1-972-797-8751, 
travis.jacobsen@eds.com; Web Site: http://www.eds.com

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