GEP named to IAOP's 2010 Global Outsourcing 100 list.

Clark, New Jersey
February 15, 2010

The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) has named gep to the coveted list of The 2010 Global Outsourcing 100. The list recognizes the world’s best outsourcing service providers and advisors across all industries, and is based on applications received and evaluated by an independent panel of judges. IAOP's selection process takes into account factors such as a firm's ability to create value for customers, depth and breadth of competencies, top management talent, as well as corporate size and growth rates.

"As the economy recovers, partnering with the world’s best outsourcing providers and advisors will be more important than ever," said IAOP Chairman Michael Corbett and chair of the judges’ panel. "The Global Outsourcing 100 and The World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors help companies easily identify those partners that will help them emerge as leaders."

"We know how critical outsourcing decisions are when companies are trying to reduce operating costs and improve operating efficiency. That’s why GEP continues to aggressively invest resources to expand our capabilities, while maintaining a strong focus on exceeding customer’s expectations. To be recognized as one of the world’s top outsourcing firms is an acknowledgment to the confidence that our clients have in our services," said Subhash Makhija, CEO of GEP.

GEP is a highly regarded procurement services company offering a unique blend of consulting, technology and procurement outsourcing services with a focus on bottom-line "realized savings." With employees spread across three continents and offices in the US, the UK, the Czech Republic, Costa Rica, China and India, it serves an extensive and well-renowned list of Global 2000 companies

About IAOP

The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. With more than 100,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP helps companies increase their outsourcing success rate, improve their outsourcing ROI, and expand the opportunities for outsourcing across their businesses.

To learn more, visit www.outsourcingprofessional.org

The media contact for IAOP is:
Kimberly Maneeley
IAOP Director, Marketing & Communications
+1.845.452.0600, ext. 104
kim.maneeley@outsourcingprofessional.org

About The Global Outsourcing 100

The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is in its fifth year of compiling its annual ranking of the world’s best outsourcing service providers and advisors – The Global Outsourcing 100. As part of The Global Outsourcing 100, IAOP also introduced a new list in 2009, The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors.

The Global Outsourcing 100 and its sub-lists are essential references for companies seeking new and expanded relationships with the best companies in the industry. The lists include companies from around the world that provide the full spectrum of outsourcing services — not just information technology and business process outsourcing, but also facility services, real estate and capital asset management, manufacturing and logistics. They include not only today’s leaders, but tomorrow’s rising stars.

The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors is geared specifically to companies that are outstanding global outsourcing advisors and consultants. In addition to being part of The Global Outsourcing 100, the new list of advisors ranks the top consultant, legal and related advisory firms globally, and is a valuable reference tool for companies needing expert advice and guidance with their outsourcing projects

About GEP

GEP is a full service procurement company offering a unique blend of consulting, technology, and outsourcing services. Our goal is to help our clients maximize realized savings by combining spend management technology, strategic sourcing & category expertise and procurement outsourcing services. The company has built a patent pending savings tracking & compliance technology.

GEP is a privately held enterprise with headquarters in Clark, NJ and offices in Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.gep.com

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Media Inquiries:

Alison B. Dahlman
Director Marketing
Email: alison.dahlman@gep.com
Desk: 732-382-6565 Ext: 4753
Cell: 973-222-1204