Shamus Rae, lead Partner in the Sourcing Advisory practice, KPMG in the UK, won the ‘outsourcing professional of the year’ award for 2011 at the eighth annual award ceremony of The National Outsourcing Association, which took place in London.
The judges felt that Shamus showed deep domain expertise, extraordinary creativity and was a very strong candidate based on his industry experience in helping organisations with strategy, implementation and execution of change programmes.
Shamus has over 14 years of experience in outsourcing, shared services, offshoring and management of large programmes involving complex change in the corporate sector, public sector and banking and insurance. Prior to joining KPMG, career highlights include helping to build and sell Compass Connections, the specialist finance BPO firm, being one of the founders of WNS, now one of the largest BPO companies floated on the New York stock exchange and creating dozens of shared service centres around the world.
Shamus Rae, Partner, KPMG in the UK said, “This award is a very welcome addition to an already exciting year for the sourcing advisory team, which saw our successful acquisition of EquaTerra create the largest independent third-party sourcing advisory firm in the UK, with over 150 dedicated sourcing professionals in the UK and Europe.”
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About the National Outsourcing Association Awards
Now in their eighth year, the National Outsourcing Association Awards celebrate best practice in outsourcing projects, and reward end-users, suppliers, advisors and destinations. For further information about the National Outsourcing Association and the awards, see: www.noa.co.uk