Grupo ASSA amongst the best 100 Outsourcing companies in the world

Top Quote The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) included Grupo ASSA in the best 100 companies ranking in the world within the Outsourcing global services supply area. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) April 15, 2011 - Grupo ASSA, a Consulting and Outsourcing Company which helps its clients in their Business Process Transformation through IT processes, announced that the Company was ranked by The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) to the 'Leader' category and listed as one of the World's top outsourcing service providers on The 2011 Global Outsourcing 100 list for the third year in a row. Moreover, it was distinguished as a "Rising Star" enterprise.

    To prepare the The 2011 Global Outsourcing 100 enterprise list, the IAOP does an exhaustive selection process together with an independent panel of experts which evaluate the companies capabilities of outsourcing global services provision, according to four criteria: size and growth, management capabilities, human resources competences and most importantly, customer recommendations and references.

    Also, the IAOP highlights 25 companies in the world, that are reckon as "Rising Star" companies of the year, due to their dynamism, rapid growth and future projection; Grupo ASSA has been included this year, for the third consecutive year.

    The 2011 Global Outsourcing 100 enterprise list was announced on The 2011 Outsourcing World Summit, in Indian Wells, California and the Ranking Global Outsourcing 100 will be published in FORTUNE magazine in May 2011.

    Roberto Wagmaister, Chairman and CEO of Grupo ASSA stated that "we are honoured to continue in this year's list, and it is a proof of our difference: the Business Process Transformation Model. Through this unique approach of Grupo ASSA, the proximity to clients and our nearly 20 years of experience, we lead the IT industry in Latin America".

    Currently, Grupo ASSA provides maintenance and application support to 40,000 end users of SAP and Oracle J.D. Edwards platforms, which belong to Global Fortune 500 companies, multinationals and large local companies in 30 countries in the world in outsourcing mode from its Delivery Centres in Latin America. This new international recognition awarded by the IAOP, adds to the Global Services TOP 100 and Great Place to Work, received by Grupo ASSA in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

    Michael Corbett, IAOP Chairman, and chair of the judges' panel, pointed that "the information provided by participants in the Global Outsourcing 100 shows the size and strength of this industry. Outsourcing is enjoying strong growth and companies are outsourcing more of their operations than ever before".

    Carlos Castilla, Vice chairman of Grupo ASSA, stressed that "belonging to the privileged group of the 25 companies considered as "Rising Stars" by the IAOP, shows our commitment as a result of being dynamic and growing constantly - fully developed capabilities in the industries in which we specialize: retail, consumer goods, healthcare and mining".

    Deborah Hamill, Senior Managing Director Global Membership de IAOP declared that "The Global Outsourcing 100 and The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors rankings help companies make better-informed purchasing decisions with confidence because these companies have gone through a rigorous process that has put their credentials through objective scrutiny".

    About the IAOP
    The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) is the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. With more than 110,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP helps companies increase their outsourcing success rate, improve their outsourcing ROI, and expand the opportunities for outsourcing across their businesses. To learn more, visit www.outsourcingprofessional.org

    Media Contact:
    Kimberly Maneeley
    IAOP Director, Marketing & Communications
    +1.845.452.0600, extension 104
    kim.maneeley ( @ ) iaop dot org

    About The Global Outsourcing 100
    The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) is in its fifth year of compiling its annual ranking of the world's best outsourcing service providers and advisors - The Global Outsourcing 100. As part of The Global Outsourcing 100, IAOP also introduced a new list in 2009, The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors.

    The Global Outsourcing 100 and its sub-lists are essential references for companies seeking new and expanded relationships with the best companies in the industry. The lists include companies from around the world that provide the full spectrum of outsourcing services - not just information technology and business process outsourcing, but also facility services, real estate and capital asset management, manufacturing and logistics. They include not only today's leaders, but tomorrow's rising stars.

    The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors is geared specifically to companies that are outstanding global outsourcing advisors and consultants. In addition to being part of The Global Outsourcing 100, the new list of advisors ranks the top consultant, legal and related advisory firms globally, and is a valuable reference tool for companies needing expert advice and guidance with their outsourcing projects.
    About Grupo ASSA

    Grupo ASSA is a Consulting and Outsourcing Company that helps customers with their Business Process Transformation through Information Technology. Grupo ASSA serves Global Fortune 500, Multi-Latin and leading local companies with a multisourcing delivery model, improving their SAP, Oracle and custom applications and integrating them with leading edge technologies.

    METHODOLOGY: Founded in 1992, Grupo ASSA is a client-driven company with a personalized and differentiated approach. Our Business Process Transformation Model« is a business approach focused on People + Process + Applications + Technology and delivered alongside flexible Consulting and Outsourcing services that helps companies improve their path to BPM driven SOA. Today Grupo ASSA serves over 40,000 SAP and Oracle-JDEdwards customer end-users in more than 30 countries with a nearshore-offshore delivery model from our competency centers in Latin America.

    CLIENTS: Grupo ASSA's clients are primarily from the global manufacturing, consumer product, health care and retail vertical markets, and include organizations such as Kraft Foods, Electrolux, Bayer, BASF, Pfizer, Danone, British American Tobacco, Saint Gobain, Petrobras, Shell, Owens-Illinois, Pernod Ricard and AMCOR, among others. Grupo ASSA also works with large Latin American multinationals and leading local companies that are expanding their business across the region and into the world, such as El Palacio de Hierro, Arcor, Telhanorte, Camargo Correa, Fast Shop and PŃo de Aš˙car, among others.

    AWARDS: Grupo ASSA has been recognized by IAOP as one of the 100 best companies in the world in the provision of global Outsourcing services, and selected by Global Services magazine as one of the 100 best Technology services companies in the world and one of the 5 best in Latin America. The company has been certified as ISO 9001:2000 compliant by Bureau Veritas International for its Software Engineering Practice (ITS). Grupo ASSA has been recognized by the Great Place to Work Institute among the 50 best companies to work for in Argentina, among the 70 best companies to work for in the Brazilian IT market, and has been identified by Columbia University as one of the 19 Argentine multinationals, and the only one in the IT market.

    For additional information:
    T.: (54-11) 4510-7200/7300
    Mail: marketing ( @ ) grupoassa dot com
    Web: www.grupoassa.com
    Follow us: ( @ ) Grupo_ASSA

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