Pactera Technology International Ltd. (“Pactera”), a global consulting and technology services provider strategically headquartered in China, announced that it has become a top 10 vendor in the 2014 Global Outsourcing 100® ranking released by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®). The IT solutions provider jumped to 8th place, also becoming the top-ranked China-based vendor. As the first time a China-based firm has ranked in the top 10, the 2014 rankings signal that China has become a leading destination for world-class outsourcing services. Top ten ranking results of The 2014 Global Outsourcing 100 include (1) ISS, (2) Accenture, (3) CBRE, (4) KellyOCG, (5) Colliers International, (6) HCL Technologies, (7) NCR Services, (8) Pactera, (9) Capgemini and (10) CGI. The annual Global Outsourcing 100 list by IAOP is well recognized for its professionalism and independence. Top providers of outsourcing services are selected by experienced outsourcing buyers based on four critical characteristics: size and growth; customer references; organizational competencies; and management capabilities. Pactera received recognition from IAOP’s panel of judges based on its scale, growth, global deployment, customer feedback, corporate qualifications, employee management and leadership. “At a time when there is a growing need to outsourcing, The Global Outsourcing 100 and The World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors lists have become invaluable reference tools to help companies research service providers,” said Debi Hamill, IAOP CEO. “The companies named on these lists and sub lists have demonstrated their expertise following a rigorous, independently judged process and represent the top in the industry.” “Being ranked in the top 10 on IAOP’s Global Outsourcing 100 list represents recognition from international outsourcing experts for our achievements and acts as a stimulus for us to do even better,” said Pactera CEO Tiak Koon Loh. “We continually strive to increase the value we bring clients through an ongoing effort to strengthen our capabilities. A range of strategic initiatives, including privatization, further facilitate our global business deployment, while a continual focus on providing top notch outsourcing services, IT solutions and consulting services provides impetus for future growth”.