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Avasant Is Shortlisted for Outsourcing Advisory of the Year by NOA

LOS ANGELES, California - September 10, 2013: Avasant, a leading management consulting and sourcing advisory firm, has been shortlisted by the National Outsourcing Association Awards (NOAAs) in the Outsourcing Advisory of the Year category. NOA evaluated advisory firms based on their delivery of business objectives and value creation by incorporating best practices, continuous service innovation and demonstrating commitment to the development and future of the outsourcing industry. The shortlist announcement can be accessed here. NOA received a record number of entries in different award categories this year and 38 companies made the coveted list this year. The NOA Awards is the only award ceremony dedicated to the UK outsourcing sector and the awards ceremony will be held on Thursday 24th October 2013 at the Park Plaza Riverbank in London. Avasant's nomination showcases distinctive engagements aimed at fulfilling the demand-supply gap in the IT/BPO industry in emerging economies. The firm has been at the forefront of assisting emerging economies in Africa and Latin America in developing their ITES-BPO industries and creating jobs for largely unemployed youth population. Avasant engages with emerging economies to enhance their regional ICT competitiveness for the UK-US buyer markets. "This has been a superb year of growth and expansion, both organic and inorganic, for Avasant. Achieving the NOA Awards shortlist for "Outsourcing Advisory of the Year" demonstrates our strong understanding of the global markets. Avasant develops tailored and flexible models to address the business objectives of its global clientele," noted Mr. Kevin S. Parikh, Global CEO Avasant. Avasant Managing Partner Europe, Mr. Adrian Quayle, said, "This recognition will further catalyze Avasant's presence in the European market. Over the past few months, we have been growing rapidly and the shortlist is a testimony to our work in supporting clients in Europe and globally." National Outsourcing Association Director Kerry Hallard said: "2013 is a monumental year for the NOAAs, as it's our 10th Anniversary, and yet again we have seen a growing number of submissions - all of outstanding quality. The shortlist truly represents the best of the best in outsourcing, and I am extremely proud to see that so many organizations clearly value the positive association of participation." About Avasant Avasant is a leading management consulting, research and events firm servicing global clients across the public, private and non-profit sectors. Avasant's talented team of consultants, lawyers and technologists average over 20 years of industry-honed experience and have conducted more than 1,000 engagements in over 40 countries worldwide. Avasant is recognized as a leading strategic sourcing, technology optimization and globalization consulting firm. The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals ranked Avasant No. 3 in their World's Best Outsourcing Advisors for 2013. Vault Consulting recognized Avasant among "Top IT Consulting" and "Best to Work For" consulting firms for 2013. Avasant has also been honored as the Black Book of Outsourcing's "Number 1 BPO Advisor" and a "Top 10 Full Service Advisor".
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