KPMG International (KPMGI) today announced its Shared Services and Outsourcing Advisory group was named Advisory of the Year by the Global Sourcing Association, previously known as the European Outsourcing Association, at its awards ceremony on 6 October 2016, in Sofia, Bulgaria. The awards program, now in its seventh year, recognizes the winners’ contribution to innovation and service excellence in the global sourcing community.
KPMG’s designation as Advisory of the Year was due to its strategic, singular focus on delivering transformational value to clients through improved service delivery models, reduced support costs, enabled technology, and initiatives that drive specific business outcomes resulting in sustainable, continuous improvements and a competitive advantage.
Pan-European client engagements KPMG cited in its award application included:
KPMG also cited in its award application numerous examples of innovative programs for its clients, including:
“The ability to deliver sustainable, transformational value to clients is rooted in the knowledge and proficiency of the 1,100 member firm SSOA professionals worldwide,” said David J. Brown, Global Lead, Shared Services and Outsourcing Advisory. “KPMG International has invested hundreds of millions of dollar to create global Centers of Excellence and to develop innovative processes, methodologies and enabling technologies. It is an honor to receive this award, as it recognizes the passion and commitment to generating competitive advantages for KPMG member firms’ clients.”
KPMG was also named one of the Accreditation Partners for the Global Sourcing Association’s Standards Advisory Group, which will soon begin developing a unified view of global industry best practices for which both buy- and sell-side organizations can be accredited.
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