Press Release

Avasant Partner Anupam Govil Appointed to the SIG Advisory Board

Los Angeles, CA, April 19, 2016 ( - Avasant is pleased to announce that one of its Partners, Anupam Govil, has been appointed as a Member of SIG’s (the Sourcing Industry Group) Advisory Board.  The SIG Advisory Board is comprised of sourcing, procurement and outsourcing thought leaders from some of the most innovative and globally-recognized companies in the world. Board members serve a three-year term and provide advice and insight into the latest policies, procedures, member benefits and innovations which allow SIG to remain on the forefront of relevant topics. “It is an honor to become a Member of SIG’s Advisory Board.  As the global sourcing industry shifts gears to re-align with the new digital enabled economy, SIG must be a leader in helping members understand how to design, build, implement and optimize global business services relationships leveraging digital innovation.  In my role, I hope to help SIG ensure that its member programs and services are ready to address the opportunities and challenges that digital innovation poses for organizations and their next generation of sourcing professionals,” commented Anupam Govil.   Dawn Tiura, SIG’s CEO added, “We are delighted to welcome Anupam to the SIG Advisory Board.  We’re excited about the insight and leadership he’ll bring to the SIG Board based on his deep industry knowledge, skills and experience.” The next meeting of the SIG Advisory Board is on April 21, 2016 at the SIG Global Executive Summit. The Summit will be held at the Omni Champions Gate Resort in Orlando, Florida. About Avasant Avasant is a leading management consulting firm focused on translating the power of technology into realizable business strategies. 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 1000+ engagements in over 40 countries. Avasant’s next generation consulting and advisory methods have made it the top-ranked firm in its class, with accolades from numerous organizations, including: Vault, NOA, IAOP, and 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. In this regard, we have implemented three critical programs across Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America. Within the US, our efforts are focused on supporting Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM).