AstraZeneca awards Infosys multi-million dollar global services deal
December 16th at 12:00am
AstraZeneca, one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, has awarded Infosys Technologies a five year, multi-million dollar global sourcing deal including elements of IT and BPO.
Under the agreement, Infosys will deliver end-to-end application maintenance services to AstraZeneca’s global operations in areas such as manufacturing, supply chain, finance, human resources and other corporate functions. The deal is a part of AstraZeneca’s transformation initiative to accelerate innovation and bring products to market faster, and will help improve its operational efficiency significantly.
"We chose Infosys as a strategic partner for its understanding of the rapidly shifting dynamics in the pharmaceutical industry," said Richard Williams, Global CIO at AstraZeneca. "The combination of Infosys’ outsourcing expertise, technology leadership and proven record in rationalizing and standardizing business process were all contributing factors to our decision. We have confidence in Infosys’ ability to deliver a flexible operating model to address our changing business needs more efficiently.