Aegis' Engagement with British Gas Recognised at UK's NOA Outsourcing Professional Awards

Jul 25, 2013, 08:04 ET from Aegis Limited

MUMBAI, India and MANCHESTER, England, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Aegis' engagement with British Gas  Recognized as the Best Offshored Outsourcing Team Award at UK's NOA Outsourcing Professional Awards 2013 in London
  • British Gas  joined hands with Aegis as a preferred partner to provide an optimal balance between customer experience and costs.
  • Aegis employs over 300 people at its centre in Manchester UK and over 1700 people in Johannesburg & Durban, South Africa serving European and African clients across BFSI, Energy and Utilities, Telecom, Travel and Automotive verticals.

Aegis Limited, a leading outsourcing and technology services company and part of the USD 39 billion conglomerate Essar, today announced that it has been acknowledged with the key award for Best Offshored Outsourcing Team at the National Outsourcing Association's (NOA) Outsourcing Professional Awards 2013. Aegis has been recognized for its transformational service excellence initiatives in delivering a robust, scalable, and cost-effective Customer Lifecycle Management Solution for British Gas - Great Britain's largest providers of energy, gas, and electricity services.

Aegis' award winning partnership with British Gas involved the standardization of processes and improving Net Promoter Score using domain expertise, superior quality methodology and understanding multi-channel cultural nuances to ensure consistency in service delivery. Aegis brought in process efficiencies, automation, business centric quality practices and cultural affinity to the British Gas' operations to enable a 30% reduction in operating costs and reduced sales leakage to less than 10%.  

Sandip Sen, Global CEO, Aegis Limited said "We are pleased to be recognized by the UK based National Outsourcing Association. At Aegis, we always draw on our extensive capability of providing superior end user customer experience across global markets. Our teams are focused on delivering excellent business processes to meet British Gas' corporate goals and this recognition demonstrates their unparalleled commitment and service."

NOA Outsourcing Professional Awards 2013 saw a recognition of key professionals within outsourcing, who have demonstrated best practice, exceptional business acumen and have gone above and beyond in demonstrating that outsourcing works.

Martyn Hart, Chairman, NOA said, "The inaugural NOA Professional Awards were designed to recognise the importance of individuals to the development and success of outsourcing within the UK. We've seen from the award winners and shortlisted entries, how outsourcing is well served by a host of talent, who are helping to continually drive the industry forward, and show that outsourcing works. Throughout their submission, Aegis provided a strong amount of evidence to showcase improved performance and benefit realisation achieved by their South African team. This recognition further illustrates the team's ability in delivering a successful outsourcing partnership."

To capitalize on the European demand for outsourcing and technology services, Aegis has significantly expanded its presence in the UK and South Africa to help European customers differentiate themselves through customer service excellence and innovation. Aegis currently employs over 300 people in Manchester UK, serving European based clients across BFSI, Telecom, Travel and other verticals.

About Aegis

Aegis is a global outsourcing and technology company committed to impacting clients' business outcomes by focusing on enhancing customer experience across all touch points and channels. Aegis was founded 30 years ago in the US and now has operations in 56 locations across 13 countries with more than 55,000 employees. Aegis services over 300 clients from verticals such as Banking and Financial Services, Insurance, Technology, Telecom, Healthcare, Travel & Hospitality, Consumer Goods, Retail, and Energy & Utilities. The company is wholly owned by Essar, a USD 39 billion conglomerate.  For more information write to us at or visit

About Essar

Essar is a USD 39-billion multinational corporation with investments in Steel, Energy, Infrastructure and Services. With operations in more than 25 countries, it employs over 73,000 people.

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