Simon Watson, Head of Global Outsourcing, collecting the 'Best collaboration across international frontiers' award.
BDO's Global Outsourcing division was granted top place in the 'Best collaboration across international frontiers' category having highlighted the challenges and achievements in delivering statutory compliance services (Note 2) in 122 countries for SITA, the airline technology company. BDO also won 'Best innovation in client service'.
The judges were impressed that BDO successfully motivated their local expert teams in each country to deliver a consistent service through the use of centralised controls and sophisticated technology.
Francoise Herouin, Corporate Finance Director at SITA, who joined the BDO team at the awards ceremony, said:
"This is well earned recognition for the BDO International team that succeeded in providing a consistently high level of service over a large and diverse range of countries despite complex and ever changing regulations."
Martin van Roekel, CEO of BDO, said:
"We're delighted to be recognised as a market leader for service and international operations by the European professional services industry. I'd like to thank our Global Outsourcing teams in every country for their unfailing focus on client service and impressive work across international borders."