Short List | CEE Outsourcing and Shared Services Awards 
31 January 2019
Hotel Intercontinental, Warsaw

Short-List Announced - CEE Shared Services & Outsourcing Awards

The Jury has made its initial votes, and we're pleased to announce the Short-List for the 5th annual CEE Shared Services and Outsourcing Awards.

These “Short-Listed” firms move on to the final vote (1st Febuary), to be cast at the Jury Dinner one night before the CEE Shared Services and Outsourcing Awards Gala – set for 2 February 2017 in Warsaw.

Final Short-List

Most Dynamically Developing City – CEE

  • Bratislava
  • Brno
  • Budapest
  • Vilnius

Most Dynamically Developing City – Poland

  • Katowice
  • Poznan
  • Tri City (Gdansk, Sopot, Gdynia)
  • Wroclaw

Emerging City of the Year – CEE

  • Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Kosice, Slovakia
  • Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Debrecen, Hungary

Emerging City of the Year – Poland

  • Opole
  • Rzeszów
  • Szczecin

SSC of Year – CEE

  • Lexmark International Techlogy Hungária Kft.(Budapest)
  • BP GBS Europe (Budapest,Hungary)
  • BT ROC Ltd (Budapest, Hungary)
  • T-Systems Slovakia, s.r.o. (Kosice, Slovakia)
  • Eaton
  • Johnson and Johnson (Czech)
  • Fujitsu Finance Services Center
  • IBM International Services Centre (Slovakia)

SSC of Year – Baltics

  • Allnex Latvia SIA (Riga)
  • Circle K Business Centre SIA, Riga, Latvia
  • Intermedix Lietuva (Lithuania)
  • SEB Shared Service Center (Latvia)
  • Skandia Operations Center – Lithuania
  • Danske Bank Global Services Lithuania (GSL)
  • Tele2 Shared Service Center (Riga,Latvia)
  • Visma Labs (Riga,Latvia)
  • Western Union Processing Lithuania, UAB

SSC of Year – Poland

  • Agfa Graphics
  • Coloplast Business Centre – Szczecin
  • Catlin Shared Services (Europe), Wroclaw
  • Cisco Global Services Center, Krakow
  • JLL Group Services, Warsaw
  • KMD, Warsaw
  • MoneyGram International, Warsaw
  • PwC Service Delivery Center, Katowice and Opole

SSC of Year – Poland – Global Financial Services

  • BNP Paribas Securities Services, Warsaw
  • Citi Service Center Poland, Warsaw
  • Credit Suisse – Business Delivery Center, Wroclaw and Warsaw
  • Franklin Templeton Investment, Poznan
  • RBS Poland - Global Hub Europe, Warsaw
  • State Street Bank Polska, Krakow and Gdansk

BPO firm of the year – CEE

  • BULPROS CONSULTING AD, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions Lithuania
  • Conectys (Bucharest, Romania)
  • Runway BPO (Riga, Latvia)
  • Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. Mumbay, (Budapest)

BPO firm of the year – Poland

  • Teleperformance Polska

IT Services Firm of the Year – CEE

  • Adform Lithuania
  • Bulpros Consulting (Bulgaria)
  • IBA Group
  • SoftServe
  • Stefanini Romania
  • T-Systems Slovakia, s.r.o

IT Services Firm of the Year – Poland

  • CONNECTIS_, Poland
  • Sii Sp. z o.o.

Most unique services provider – CEE

  • CBRE Outsourcing s.r.o.
  • Danske Bank Group IT Lithuania (DGITL)
  • Lexmark International Techlogy Hungária
  • ManpowerGroup Solutions RPO
  • SoftServe
  • Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. Hungary Branch

Most unique services provider – Poland

  • Cisco Systems Poland
  • Duni EFF Sp.z o.o.
  • Global Hub Europe - RBS Poland
  • JLL Group Services
  • PwC Polska., Financial Crime Center of Excellence, Gdansk

Business Centre Manager of the Year – BPO

  • Agnieszka Zygner – CAPITA POLSKA
  • David Papp – CloudAgents (Comforce) Budapest, Hungary
  • Jens Brinksten – KMD Poland Sp. z o.o., Warsaw
  • Prabal Datta – Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. Hungary Branch

Business Centre Manager of the Year – SSC - CEE

  • Rosita Vasilkeviciute – Danske Bank Global Services Lithuania (GSL)
  • Lukas Jankauskas – Intermedix Lietuva (Kaunas, Lithuania)
  • Peter Csuscka – Lexmark International Techlogy Hungária
  • Arminta Saladziene – Nasdaq Technology and Business Support Center Vilnius
  • Tommy Fagerlund – Skandia Operations Center and Skandikon Operations Center

Business Centre Manager of the Year – SSC – Poland

  • Adrian Copland – Catlin Shared Services (Europe) Sp. z o.o. Wroclaw
  • Norm Depeau – Cisco Global Services Center, Krakow
  • Angus Kidd – Credit Suisse Poland
  • Pawel Mleczko – PwC Service Delivery Center, Katowice, Opole
  • Scott Newman – State Street Bank Poland

Top Recruitment Firm of the Year

  • Adecco Poland
  • Advisory Group TEST Human Resources
  • Alliance for Recruitment (Vilnius)
  • Cpl
  • CVO Recruitment (Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius)
  • Hays Specialist Recruitment
  • REED Specialist Recruitment
  • Strategic Staffing Solutions (Vilnius)
  • Verita HR Polska

Best new office development for SSC/BPO sectors

  • AFI Park 4&5, Bucharest (AFI Europe)
  • Atrium 2, Warsaw (Skanska)
  • Axis, Kraków (Skanska)
  • Gdanski Business Center II, Warsaw (HB Reavis)
  • Promenade Gardens, Budapest (Horizon Development)
  • QUADRUM, Vilnius (Schage)
  • Quattro FIVE, Krakow (BUMA)
  • University Business Park, Lodz (GTC)
  • West Station, Warsaw (HB Reavis)

General Advisory/Location Advisory

  • ADAPTIVE Solutions & Advisory Group
  • Deloitte Global Location Strategies (Brussels)
  • EY, Budapest, Hungary
  • Process Solutions, (HQ: Budapest)
  • PwC Poland, SSC & BPO Centre of Excellence Team

Real Estate Advisory

  • CBRE Sp. z o. o. Warszawa, Poland
  • JLL.
  • Cushman&Wakefield
  • Savills Sp. z o.o.

Top CSR initiative of the Year

  • 100 Scholarships for girls to learn to code
  • Charity Fund "Open Eyes"
  • Corporate Citizenship Committee - by State Street
  • Diversity includes everyone - BP
  • Girls Make IT Happen, conference
  • Promotion of IT among People with Disabilities in Belarus
  • Zurich Shared Service Center, Poland ( "Beyond business as usual- Zurich Foundation supports local communities")

Best University-Business cooperation of the Year

  • BPO/SSC Week (City of Poznan)
  • Cisco Engineer Incubator Program - 2016 edition
  • T-Systems Education Academy at local universities
  • TCS School Ambassador Program
  • Teaching @ University (Centre for rth American Studies)
  • From Kindergarten through School to MANN+HUMMEL Service Center

Public Sector Initiative of the Year

  • Bydgoscz Shared Service Centre - The City of Bydgoszcz
  • Gdansk City Municipality SSC
  • Municipality of Szeged, Szeged Pólus Development n-profit Ltd.

New-entrant SSC of the Year

  • Cathay Pacific (Krakow)
  • Credit Suisse (Warsaw)
  • Dentons Business Services EMEA (Warsaw)
  • Eaton EMEA BSC (Budapest)
  • Infor Center of Excellence (Wroclaw)
  • Marsh & McLennan - HR Shared Service Center (Warsaw)
  • PwC CoE (Gdansk)
  • Skandia Operations Center (Vilnius)
  • Outokumpu – GBS – Vilnius
  • Zurich Shared Service Center, Poland

This year we are expecting a sold-out audience of more than 300 guests from more than 25 countries - with more than 50 being international firms from western Europe, Scandinavia, United States, United Kingdom, east Asia and India - interested in setting up, expanding, or fine-tuning their business services centres in central Europe.

Thanks to all the world-class companies that submitted Nominations!

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