CHICAGO, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth consecutive year, Jones Lang LaSalle made the 2014 Global Outsourcing 100®, the annual ranking of high-quality service providers across all industries, and was recognized as one of the world's best outsourcing service providers by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®). These rankings are based on applications evaluated by an independent judging panel organized by IAOP and published in a special advertising feature in Fortune Magazine.
"IAOP is continuously striving to make the Global Outsourcing 100 and World's Best Outsourcing Advisors lists important tools in the outsourcing decision-making process," said Michael Corbett, IAOP Chairman. "With developing economies expected to see high growth and the global economy accelerating in 2014, choosing the right outsourcing partners will be more important than ever."
"JLL named among the world's leading outsourcing providers for the sixth consecutive year is a testament to the firm's ability to deliver corporate real estate solutions that increase productivity while reducing overall costs," said Bryan Jacobs, International Director, Jones Lang LaSalle. "This prestigious accolade from IAOP reinforces the importance of results-driven outsourcing partnerships."
Recognition for Excellence in Outsourcing
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is in its ninth 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 top companies in the industry. The lists include companies from around the world that provide a 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.
The World's Best Outsourcing Advisors recognizes 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 on outsourcing projects.
The 2014 IAOP judging panel is led by IAOP Chief Advisor of Thought Leadership Jagdish Dalal, COP, who is also president of JDalal Associates LLC. The panel includes:
- Gregory Dawson, Ph.D., COP, Assistant Professor of Information Systems, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
- Teresa Harris, COP, Global Supplier Relationship Manager, GE
- William Hefley, Ph.D., CDP, COP, Clinical Associate Professor, Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business
- Sean Heston, COP, Senior Manager, Supplier Partnerships & Management, Sprint
- Cheryl Seely, COP, Manager, Thomson Reuters
- Paul Quaglia, COP, Vice President, WMS Gaming
- Vera Marques, CIO, Roche
A leader in the real estate outsourcing field, JLL's Corporate Solutions business helps corporations improve productivity in the cost, efficiency and performance of their national, regional or global real estate portfolios by creating outsourcing partnerships to manage and execute a range of corporate real estate services. This service delivery capability helps corporations improve business performance, particularly as companies turn to the outsourcing of their real estate activity as a way to manage expenses and enhance profitability.
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About Jones Lang LaSalle
Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. With annual revenue of $4.0 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle operates in 70 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services to a property portfolio of 3.0 billion square feet. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $47.6 billion of real estate assets under management. For further information, visit www.jll.com.
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