Professional Awards 2019 Press Release

June 26th at 12:00am
5 photo(s) Updated on: 16 Jan 2020

GSA announces the winners of the GSA UK & Ireland Professional Awards 2019

Yesterday evening, at the GSA UK Top Performers and Professional Awards Dinner the winners were announced for the 1st GSA UK & Ireland Professional Awards, this is the 7th year the GSA have run these awards.

Individuals and teams were recognised for their outstanding contribution to their employers, partners and to the strategic sourcing industry.


The winners in each category are below:


Rising Star of The Year

Sarah Russel - Concentrix

Manager of The Year

Max Potomakha - Miratech

Legal Advisor of The Year

Christopher Bates - Ashurst

Automation Champion of The Year

Chandan Ghosh, L&TInfotech

Strategic Leader of The Year

Kit Burden, DLA Piper

Excellence in Relationship Management


Excellence in Transformation


Excellence in Outsourced Customer Service


Excellence in Business Process Outsourcing

Tata Consultancy Services

Best Nearshore Team

Future Processing

Best Far-shore Team

Teleperformance Dibs

Best Shared Services Team

Tata Consultancy Services

Talent Programme of the Year – Northern Ireland


Start-up of the Year – Northern Ireland



Kerry Hallard, CEO of the Global Sourcing Association commented: “Success for these nominees comes at a time when the global sourcing industry needs to be showcasing and celebrating itself in the face of huge media scrutiny. We’re delighted to announce these winners and put the best of strategic sourcing up in lights!”



About the GSA

The Global Sourcing Association (GSA) is the industry association and professional body for the global sourcing industry. We are the home of the Global Sourcing Standard, a world first for the provision of a portfolio of best practice methodologies and accreditation programmes supported by both buyers and suppliers of sourcing.

The GSA is a not-for-profit membership association which serves to share best practice, trends and connections across the globe bringing the global community together in a wholly interactive manner for the first time. Its overriding objective is the ongoing development and dissemination of the standard and supporting portfolio of qualifications in order to improve the benefits and positive reputation, and therefore size, of the global sourcing industry.

The Global Sourcing Association has affiliate associates across the globe including the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, The Netherlands, Spain, Norway, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Russia, Egypt, China, India and the United States and many more.

For further information, please contact the GSA team at or call +44(0)207 292 8680.

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