COPENHAGEN, May 10 /CNW/ - ISS is ranked no. 2 on the newly released
International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) Global
Outsourcing 100 list. This reflects the company's continued mission to
become the world's best outsourcing provider.
Published in Fortune Magazine, the 2011 ranking from IAOP marks the
fourth consecutive year of improvement for ISS. In 2008 the company was
ranked no. 31, in 2009 it moved up to seventh, last year it was ranked
sixth and this year ISS has moved up 4 places to second spot. The only
company to outrank ISS is the management consultancy company Accenture.
The Global Outsourcing 100 list is designed to help companies compare
and select service providers using an objective methodology. Providers
are ranked according to a rigorously judged application process that
examines 18 criteria. The final rankings are based on a weighted
average of the judges' scores of the company's demonstrated
competencies, size, growth, management capabilities and customer
'The companies on The Global Outsourcing 100 and The World's Best
Outsourcing Advisors lists are proven market leaders and rising stars.
They are the companies you would want to partner up with to achieve
success and better outsourcing outcomes,' said IAOP Chairman Michael
Corbett, who also chairs the judges' panel.
Jeff Gravenhorst, CEO of ISS Group, said: 'ISS is extremely honoured by
this very important recognition. The ranking reflects the hard work and
dedication of our more than 520,000 employees around the world. Every
day our employees provide a broad range of facility services helping
our customers improve their business performance and create new
'The fact that we have improved our ranking for the fourth straight year
from no. 31 to no. 2 is a clear sign that our strategy, "The ISS Way"
is moving our company in the right direction. We will continue to focus
on understanding our customers' business and intensifying our work
globally with service excellence and best practice sharing,' concluded
The ISS Group was founded in Copenhagen in 1901 and has grown to become
one of the world's leading Facility Services companies. ISS offers a
wide range of services such as: Cleaning, Catering, Security, Property
and Support Services as well as Facility Management. Global revenue
amounted to DKK 74 billion in 2010 and ISS now has more than 520,000
employees and local operations in more than 50 countries across Europe,
Asia, North America, Latin America and the Pacific, serving thousands
of both public and private sector customers.
SOURCE ISS Group
For further information:
Kenth Kaerhog, Head of Group Communications, Tel: +45-38-17-62-05