Bayer Business Services awarded the ‘Capgemini Leadership Award for Innovation 2014’ at the NASSCOM Global Leadership Awards

| Press release
Mumbai, February 12, 2014 - Capgemini, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today presented the ‘Capgemini Leadership Award for Innovation 2014’ to its global client Bayer Business Services at the NASSCOM Global Leadership Awards held in Mumbai.

The Bayer Group, headquartered in Leverkusen, Germany, is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech materials. Bayer Business Services is the global competence center for the IT and Business Services of the Bayer Group. Its focus is on providing services in the core areas of IT infrastructure and applications, procurement and trade services, personnel and management services, as well as finance and accounting. Bayer Business Services is engaged in a strategic partnership with Capgemini to help drive business value and technology leadership for the entire Bayer Group worldwide.

Bayer Business Services chose Capgemini Group as strategic partner for supplying run businesses and contributing to innovative services and technologies in areas such as ERP or mobility, to add further value to the business by using new technologies.

 “We are delighted to have won this award. When we were looking for a strategic partner for our global IT services, we found Capgemini to be a great choice since it had the ability to provide a strong solution for industrialized services through its Rightshore delivery model as well as for innovative solutions.” said Udo Murek, Chief
Procurement Officer and member of the Executive Committee of Bayer Business Services.

 “We are very pleased to present this award - jointly with Nasscom - to Bayer Business Services.  We have worked closely to help transform their application services landscape within the Bayer Group moving to a high quality managed services model. Additionally, Bayer Business Services is a leader in using new technologies for innovative solutions, and the partnership with Capgemini has provided both companies exciting new possibilities of collaboration”, said Aruna Jayanthi, CEO Capgemini India and member of the Capgemini Group Executive Committee

As an innovation company, Bayer Group sets trends in research-intensive areas. Bayer's products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life, powered by its mission “Science for a Better Life”. At the same time, the Group aims to create value through innovation, growth and high earning power. In fiscal 2012, Bayer employed some 110,000 people and had sales of EUR 39.7 billion. 

About Capgemini India

Capgemini in India is over 47,000 people strong across 9 cities (Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Kolkata and Chennai - Trichy and Salem). A pioneer in the IT industry, Capgemini has over 45 years of global expertise collaborating with leading corporations and now brings the Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing experience to India. With dedicated teams to service the local markets, Capgemini has strong domain experience to assist clients across the Government and Public Sector, Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing, Telecom and Financial Services sectors and help them advance in their respective industries.

About Capgemini

With more than 130,000 people in 44 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2012 global revenues of EUR 10.3 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

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