WASHINGTON, D.C.  20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the
                        Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported)               October 22, 2004

                               UNISYS CORPORATION
            (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

   Delaware                           1-8729                    38-0387840
(State or Other              (Commission File Number)         (IRS Employer
Jurisdiction of                                             Identification No.)

                                  Unisys Way,
                         Blue Bell, Pennsylvania  19424
              (Address of Principal Executive Offices)  (Zip Code)

                                 (215) 986-4011
              (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

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Item 5.02.  Departure of Directors or Principal Officers; Election of Directors;
            Appointment of Principal Officers

            (c) Unisys Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors 
has elected Joseph W. McGrath as the company's President and Chief Executive 
Officer, effective January 1, 2005.  Mr. McGrath, age 52, currently serves as 
the company's President and Chief Operating Officer, a position he has held 
since April 2004.  Prior to April 2004, he had been an Executive Vice President 
of the company and President of its Enterprise Transformation Services business 
since 2000.  Mr. McGrath, an officer of the company since 1999, joined Unisys in
that year as Senior Vice President of Major Accounts Sales and Chief Marketing 
Officer.  Before joining Unisys, Mr. McGrath was with Xerox Corporation.  The 
company and Mr. McGrath have not yet entered into an employment agreement with 
respect to this new position.

As previously announced, the company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, 
Lawrence A. Weinbach, age 64, will step down as Chief Executive Officer 
effective January 1, 2005 and will continue as Chairman through January 2006.


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the 
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the 
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                                     UNISYS CORPORATION

Date: October 22, 2004                            By: /s/ Janet B. Haugen
                                                      Janet B. Haugen
                                                      Senior Vice President and
                                                      Chief Financial Officer