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The 2013 European Shared Services and Outsourcing Excellence Awards

LONDON, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The Shared Services & Outsourcing Network (SSON), the largest and most established community of shared services and outsourcing professionals, today announced details of their Shared Services and Outsourcing Excellence Awards.

SSON's annual Shared Services Excellence Awards honor, recognise and promote both captive and outsourced shared services that demonstrate winning practices. These awards form the industry benchmark in terms of best practice and business excellence. The Awards are judged by a panel with proven expertise in Customer Service; Culture Creation; Communication; Value; and Improvement & Innovation.

Judges this year include:

Philip Whelan, Managing Director - BSC Europe, BP

Lynda Atherton-Miles, Head of Shared Services Development, Alliance Boots

George Connell, VP Strategy - Finance Operations, Shell

Lisa Hooley, VP EMEA Shared Services, SPX

Chris Gunning, Vice President Finance Global Shared Services, Unisys

Jacek Levernes, VP GBS, HP

Fraser Kirk, Director European HR Shared Services, Coca Cola Enterprises

The annual SSON Excellence Awards provide an opportunity for shared services and outsourcing professionals to gain recognition for their operational excellence and initiative from five different categories:

Excellence In Improvement & Innovation

Excellence in Customer Service

Excellence in Value Creation

Excellence in People & Communication

Excellence in Culture Creation

Previous Winners in the European Region have included: HP, Lafarge, Microsoft, IBM, Post NL, Shell and Specsavers,

Please note that there is only one month left until the deadline, so be sure to apply today!

Important Information for Applicants:

Shared Services & Outsourcing Excellence Awards Application Deadline:

Friday April 5, 2013

Award winners will be announced at Awards Ceremony during the 13th Annual European Shared Services & Outsourcing Week in Prague, on Wednesday, May 22, 2013.

To enter the awards please click on the categories above or visit

http://www.ssoweek.com/awards


Contact: Emma Parker, +44(0)20-7368-9823, emma.parker@ssonetwork.com

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