NEW YORK and MUMBAI, India, July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced it won four Stevie® Awards at the 13th Annual American Business Awards, the nation's premier business awards program. TCS was recognized with a Gold Stevie® for HR Executive of the Year, two Silver Stevie® Awards for CSR Program and HR Department of the Year, and a Bronze Stevie® for HR Team of the Year.
The American Business Awards, nicknamed the 'Stevies' for the Greek word 'crowned,' were presented to winners during a gala banquet in late June at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Hotel to an audience of more than 400 nominees.
"Winning four Stevies® at the American Business Awards speaks volumes regarding TCS' deep commitment to engaging its employees and helping to foster the next generation of IT talent in North America," said Surya Kant, President, North America, UK and Europe, TCS. "The leadership of our HR department and the broader team continue to raise the bar, creating innovative new programs to develop and retain our rapidly growing North American employee base, and we are also extremely proud of our CSR campaigns that continue to address the region's STEM skills gap by supporting underprivileged and minority students."
More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and industries were submitted this year. More than 200 global executives participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners.
"We are extremely impressed with the quality of the entries this year. The competition was intense and every organization that won should be proud," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "To those outstanding individuals and organizations that received Gold, Silver and Bronze awards, the judges and I are honored to celebrate your many accomplishments and high standards for professionals nationwide."
The key contributors to TCS' three Stevie® Awards for human resources were its record hiring and recruitment processes specific to college and MBA graduates and experienced professionals. TCS was also recognized for its HR leadership and commitment to developing a world class organization through its workforce management practices and in depth training programs that aide employees in their development and growth at the company. Moreover, S. Narasimhan, Head of HR for North America, was recognized as HR Executive of the Year for his overall strategic approach to building a highly mobile and diverse workforce.
TCS' North American CSR department received a Silver Stevie® Award for CSR Program of the Year, given its ongoing progress in fostering STEM education through its signature community engagement program, goIT. TCS' program provides students with in-school technology awareness and hands-on technical workshops, along with teacher training and parent orientations aimed at increasing student interest in IT careers. TCS was also recognized for its national partnerships with STEMconnector, US2020 and Million Women Mentors, along with its vast volunteering network, which in 2015 alone, saw more than 11,100 employees participate in 417 CSR events across the U.S. and Canada.
The four Stevie® Awards come on the back of TCS' recent 'Employee Engagement Award' in the Rewards and Recognition category at the North American Employee Engagement Awards Conference in New York City. TCS received the award for its commitment to improving employee engagement practices, by leveraging its GEMS rewards and recognition program, and its internal social networking platform, Knome.
For more information on TCS's commitment to its employees and corporate responsibility, please visit here.
Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India's largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 324,000 of the world's best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $15.5 billion for year ended March 31, 2015 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.
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