31 January 2019
Hotel Intercontinental, Warsaw

Short-List Announced – CEE Shared Services and Outsourcing Awards

5 February

Our independent Jury has reviewed 153 nominations, resulting in the “short list” of Nominations. The Jury will make a final vote one day before the Awards Gala, with winners celebrated at the CEE Shared Services and Outsourcing Awards Gala, to be held 5 February at Warsaw's Hotel Intercontinental. In 26 Awards categories, the following companies, cities, and top-managers have been “short-listed”:

  • Top CSR initiative of the Year (3)

    Poland Business Run
    Charity Team Building (Celanese Hungary)
    WNS Cares Foundation

    Best University-Business cooperation of the year (4)

    Public private university Pradeep Kumar Indo-European Education Foundation
    Olivia Campus
    State Street Academy
    CIMA and SGH joint study programme in Management Accounting

    BPO Contract of the Year (4)

    Capita Polska and Capita Asset Services (London) – IR for FTSE 100
    Capita Polska – Capita Company Secretarial Services (London)
    Conectys (Bucharest) - Customer Contact and Support
    Global Remote Services (Romania) and Airport of Rome

    Employer of the Year – BPO (6)

    Teleperformance Poland
    Bulpros Consulting
    Capita Polska
    CPL Integrated Services
    Alexander Mann Solutions
    WNS Global Services

    Employer of the Year – Shared Services (8)

    Coca Cola Poland Services
    MANN+HUMMEL Service s.r.o. (Czech Republic)
    Catlin (Wroclaw)
    GDBS Global Diageo Business Services (Budapest)
    Hitachi Data Systems
    SEB Shared Service Centres (Riga, Latvia and Vilnius)
    BNP Paribas Securities Services
    Symbol Technologies (Czech Republic)

    Business Centre Manager of the Year – BPO (4)

    WNS Global Services
    CPL Integrated Services
    Atos IT Solutions and Services

    Business Centre Manager of the Year – Shared Services (11)

    Coca-Cola Poland Services
    Western Union Processing Lithuania
    BNP Paribas Securities Services
    Getinge Shared Services
    QIAGEN Business Services
    Fresenius Kabi Business Services
    Storebrand Baltic UAB

    Recruitment Firm of the Year (8)

    Advisory Group TEST Human Resources
    Adecco Poland
    Verita HR Polska
    Hays Specialist Recruitment
    Grafton Recruitment
    Randstad Polska
    Human Capital Consulting
    Coxfitzsimon&Wilkes Financial Recruitment Specialists

    Executive Search Firm of the Year (4)

    Advisory Group TEST Human Resources
    Adecco Poland
    Odgers Berndtson

    Special Recognition Award (3)

    2000th Employee Milestone - State Street
    Labor Law changes in Poland

    “Emerging” City of the year – Poland (3)


    “Emerging” City of the year – CEE (excluding Poland) (2)


    Best City of the year – CEE (ex-Poland) (2)


    Best City of the Year – Poland (7)


    General Advisory/Location Advisory Firm of the Year (4)

    Accent for Professionals
    PwC Poland
    Deloitte – Global Location Strategies (Brussels)
    Lumiu Limited

    Real Estate Advisory Firm of the Year (5)

    Leach & Lang
    Cushman & Wakefield
    Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL)

    Best Office development for BPO/SSC sectors (7)

    Dominikanski (Wroclaw; Skanska)
    Enterprise Park (Krakow)
    Orange Office Park
    Radom Office Park (AIG/Lincoln)
    Olivia Business Centre (Gdansk)
    BPH Office Park
    Business Garden Poznan (Vastint)

    IT services firm of the year – CEE (5)

    Bulpros Consulting (Sofia)
    SoftServe, Inc. (USA) and Lviv (Ukraine)
    Citibank International Limited (Budapest)
    Fortech SRL (Cluj, Romania)
    IT Services Hungary Ltd. (Budapest)

    IT services firm of the year – Poland (3)

    Atos IT Services

    BPO firm of the year – CEE (6)

    Process Solutions
    Bulpros Consulting
    CPL Integrated Services
    Opus Capita
    Global Remote Services

    BPO firm of the year – Poland (4)

    OEX SA
    Capita Polska
    Grant Thornton

    Most unique services provider – Poland (6)

    Intitek Polska
    Capita Polska
    Linklaters Poland
    Barona HR Services
    getsix Group
    Accent Business Training

    Most unique services provider – CEE (6)

    Bulpros Consulting (Bulgaria)
    CPL Integrated Services
    Intermedix Corporation
    PHOTEL Communications (Hungary)
    Process Solutions (Hungary)
    COMFORCE Zrt. (CloudAgents) (Hungary)

    “New-entrant” SSC of the Year (4)

    RWE GBS Polska
    Intermedix Corporation
    Owens-Illinois Europe (BSC in Poland)
    GE Healthcare

    Shared Services firm of the year – Poland (5)

    Tate & Lyle (Lodz)
    Ciber Polska
    Coloplast Business Centre
    Cisco Global Services Center
    AVON Shared Services Centre

    Shared Services firm of the year – CEE (10)

    Ariston Thermo Romania SSC
    Citibank International Ltd. (Budapest)
    Danske Bank
    Diageo - GDBS Global Diageo Business Services(Hungary)
    Ahlstrom Vilnius UAB
    Barclays Technology Center Lithuania
    Siemens S.R.O. (Czech)
    Storebrand Baltic UAB
    Kühne + Nagel AS

With Poland the strongest location in the CEE region, companies from Romania, Hungary, Czech, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia have strong representation in this year's Awards. Reservations for tickets are still open, with a few good seats in the main Ballroom available. We expect nearly 300 guests with more than 50 being international firms interested in setting up or expanding their business services centres in central Europe. Registered guests are coming from more than 12 cities in Poland, plus Romania, Czech, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, France, UK, Ireland, India, and US. The awards gala will be preceded by a half-day Forum of discussion panels and sessions covering the shared services and outsourcing sector – see Forum Agenda here: http://ceeoutsourcingawards.com/2015/forum.html.
Reservations can be made here: http://ceeoutsourcingawards.com/2015/attendance.html.
To see the list of Jury members, click here: http://ceeoutsourcingawards.com/jury.html.
Winners will be celebrated in Warsaw at the InterContinental Hotel on 5 February, 2014, preceded by the Forum, starting at 9am, with three panels, led by top managers of Shared Services centres, including some of the newest SSC/BPO investors, such as UPS, MARS, Linklaters, Orange and State Street.

Attending the Gala

  • Single tickets to the Gala: 400 euro
  • Single ticket Gala and Forum: 580 euro
Reserve tickets online at www.ceeoutsourcingawards.com
We have just 3 remaining Corporate Tables-for-10 for the Gala: (includes table flag with company logo and 4 tickets to the forum).

Sponsorship Opportunities:

We have one Exclusive opportunity to sponsor the daytime Forum (1800 euro), or brand your firm with a Full Page advert in our Event Brochure.

To get more information, contact Thom Barnhardt at:
tb@biznespolska.pl, or call +48 508 143 963
or 48-22-831-7062.