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Avasant Partner Adrian Quayle is Inducted into the IAOP’s Leadership Hall of Fame

October 21, 2015 - Los Angeles, California -- International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), the premiere global outsourcing association has inducted Avasant Managing Partner - Europe, Adrian Quayle into the prestigious Outsourcing Hall of Fame at the 2015 European Outsourcing Summit from October 18-20, 2015, at the Marriott Hotel, in Frankfurt, Germany. Adrian Quayle is also lead co-chair for the IAOP's UK & Ireland Chapter. "We congratulate Adrian for his outstanding leadership and contribution as an Industry leader. This achievement is a reflection of our strong commitment to the industry, clients and leadership to the business and society," said Kevin Parikh, Avasant Global CEO. The highly esteemed IAOP Leadership Hall of Fame honors individuals for their contributions to innovative management practices, collaborative business models, and measurable results that demonstrate significant contributions to community based economic development, socially directed investments, and development opportunities for all those impacted by their work. "I'm deeply touched and very much appreciate receiving such an important and prestigious honor," said Adrian Quayle. "Many thanks to the IAOP for bestowing on me this invitation to join such an elite body of outsourcing industry leaders. In addition I'd also like to thank the many outstanding people from the outsourcing industry across the globe, with whom I have had the pleasure to work over many years, in particular those involved in the recent ISO standard on outsourcing." Adrian is a long-standing and highly recognized business leader, serving as chair of the ISO Committee on Outsourcing from 2011 to 2014. Through his involvement, the International Standard on Outsourcing (ISO) was established, setting the globally recognized standard for best practice across the industry. Adrian also served on the British Standards Institution (BSI) Committee, which drafted the British Standards on Collaborative Business Relationships. About the IAOP Hall of Fame Established by IAOP in 2006, The Hall of Fame continues to grow globally and now has 25-plus members in its ranks. The Hall of Fame is unique in that it recognizes individuals not only for their contributions to the management practice and industry of outsourcing, but also just as importantly for their contributions to society at-large through outsourcing. About Avasant Avasant, a leading US-headquartered global management-consulting firm with areas of expertise in strategic outsourcing, technology consulting, and globalization strategies, has established operations in North America, Asia, Africa, and Europe. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Avasant's talented team of consultants, lawyers and technologists average over 20 years of industry experience, and have conducted more than 1,000 engagements in over 40 countries. Avasant drives customer value through the use of proprietary consulting and advisory methods, which have been refined over decades of real-world transaction and engagement experience. For more information, visit Follow news, photos and video on Twitter at, Facebook at, and LinkedIn at For complete event details, please visit For further information, contact: Jemie Sae Koo Vice President of Marketing Avasant