Press Release

Avasant Named to IAOP List of World's Best Outsourcing Providers

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Los Angeles, CA | April 3rd, 2023

Avasant, a leading global management consulting and research firm, has once again received the highest accolade granted by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP). The IAOP Global Outsourcing 100 is the sourcing industry’s most respected independent recognition and 2023 is the 14th consecutive year that Avasant has been awarded.

The Global Outsourcing 100 and its sub-lists are important references for companies seeking new and expanded relationships with the industry’s best companies. The list includes companies worldwide 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. The IAOP award groups include top-tier industry leaders, advisors, and rising stars.

This year, Avasant’s top 100 position is fortified by a perfect score across all judging categories with added IAOP distinctions for Sustained Excellence and All Star.

“In a year when service providers and advisors navigated new — or more intensified — challenges and disruption, the 2023 Global Outsourcing 100® demonstrated that they could and did rise to the occasion,” said IAOP’s CEO, Debi Hamill. “We are especially proud of these organizations that strived to excel, innovate and pave the way in unprecedented times. Congratulations, Avasant on being included among the very best in the world.”

“Avasant is proud to receive a remarkable rating once again from the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals. In a time where political, economic, and social disruptions are creating challenges in outsourcing functions, Avasant continues to innovate to ensure that standard is never compromised”, said Chairman & CEO of Avasant, Kevin S. Parikh.

Judging is based on a meticulous scoring methodology that includes a review by an independent panel of IAOP members with extensive experience in selecting service providers and advisors for their organizations.

Annually, the IAOP conducts an independent evaluation based on a review of the following:

  • Customer references, as independently evaluated by the selected company’s top customers.
  • Awards and certifications, as demonstrated through industry recognition and relevant organizational and individual professional certifications.
  • Programs for innovation, as demonstrated through specific programs and resulting outcomes that produce new forms of value for customers.
  • Corporate social responsibility, as shown through corporate programs and outcomes that address such topics as environmental sustainability, gender equality, and youth education.

The 2023 panel, led by IAOP CEO, Debi Hamill, includes:

  • Daniel Beimborn, Professor, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
  • Mary D. Lewis, COP, former Sourcing Manager II, Supply Chain Management, T-Mobile
  • Heiko Gewald, Professor, Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences
  • Mark Zammett, COP, former Senior Director, Globa Security Assessments, CIGNA
  • Marc Schermerhorn, COP, Director of Vendor Management, Docusign
  • Michael Nacarato, COP, Senior Director, Transamerica

“A big thank you and congratulations to the companies named to The 2023 Global Outsourcing 100® for striving to excel, investing in their partnerships and innovating in unprecedented times”, said IAOP CEO, Debi Hamill. “The tenacity and leadership demonstrated in creating robust client experiences is to be applauded. Congratulations again to all those being honored by this prestigious award.”

About Avasant

Avasant is a leading management consulting firm focused on translating the power of technology into realizable business strategies for the world’s largest corporations. Specializing in digital and IT transformation, sourcing advisory, global strategy, and governance services, Avasant prides itself on delivering high-value engagements through industry-focused innovation and flexible, client-based solutions.

Our seasoned professionals have an average of 20 years of industry-honed expertise, having conducted more than 1,000 engagements in over 50 countries. Avasant’s next-generation consulting and advisory methods have made it the top-ranked firm in its class, with recognition from numerous organizations, including: Vault, NOA, IAOP, and the Wall Street Journal.

Avasant’s engagement in the global market has inspired a strong commitment to community and purpose. Avasant Foundation supports technology and skill development programs to create employment opportunities for youth across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Latin America. For more information, visit Follow news, photos and video on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

About IAOP

AOP is the global association that brings together customers, providers, and advisors in a collaborative, knowledge-based environment that promotes professional and organizational development, recognition, certification, and excellence to improve business service models and outcomes. Our members and affiliates worldwide are digging deep at IAOP conferences, learning at IAOP chapter meetings, getting trained and certified at IAOP courses and workshops, and connecting through IAOP social media, all with one goal: better business results. Whether you are a customer, provider or advisor, new to collaborative business models like outsourcing, or an experienced professional, IAOP connects you and your organization to our growing global community and the resources you need to get the results your company deserves and demands. For more information and how you can become involved, visit