May 11, 2016
Accenture Named to List of World’s Best Outsourcing Providers by International Association of Outsourcing Professionals
Special recognition received for sustained excellence and high overall rating
NEW YORK; May 11, 2016 – For the eleventh consecutive year, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been named to the 2016 Global Outsourcing 100 list by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP). The Global Outsourcing 100 is an annual listing of the world’s best outsourcing service providers.
This year, Accenture received several special distinctions for “Sustained Excellence” for appearing on the Global Outsourcing 100 list for the past five consecutive years or more and for “All Star Company” for its overall high provider rating. Accenture was also recognized as a top company in the categories of size and growth, customer references, awards and certifications, programs for innovation, programs for corporate social responsibility, overall revenue, number of employees, and number of countries worldwide.
“Buyers understand there are hundreds of qualified service providers and advisors out there, but what they really need to understand now is what makes each one exceptional,” said IAOP CEO Debi Hamill. “The Global Outsourcing 100 and World’s Best Advisors lists have done just that. We’re proud to recognize Accenture for being among the highest rated service providers in all categories.”
“Accenture’s extensive industry knowledge and outsourcing capabilities uniquely positions the company to help organizations operate at a greater speed in an increasingly challenging landscape,” said Bhaskar Ghosh, group chief executive, Accenture Technology Services. “Our presence on this list is a testament to Accenture’s success in dramatically improving clients’ productivity, decision-making, cost and operations through the use of intelligent tooling and automation.”
“Being commended as one of the best outsourcing providers in the world for the eleventh year in a row demonstrates Accenture’s commitment to applying technology and talent smartly to help our clients innovate faster, capitalize on new opportunities and create business outcomes,” said Mike Salvino, group chief executive of Accenture Operations. "This acknowledgement speaks to our ability to drive a new era of As-a-Service delivery, enabling more intelligent, agile and robust operations.”
The Global Outsourcing 100 serves as a reference for companies seeking new and expanded relationships with the best companies in the industry. Judging is based on a rigorous scoring methodology that includes a review by an independent panel of IAOP customer members with extensive experience in selecting outsourcing service providers and advisors for their organizations.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
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