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WNS Awarded 'Best New BPO Locator of the Year' in The Philippines

Monday, April 5, 2010

MUMBAI, INDIA and MANILA, PHILIPPINES, Apr 05, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global business process outsourcing (BPO) services, has been recognized as 'Best New BPO Locator of the Year' at the 2010 International ICT Awards ceremony in Manila. Prabhakar Bisen, CEO of WNS Philippines, accepted the award on behalf of the company at the ICT gala awards night on March 25, 2010.

The awards are organized annually by the Business Processing Association of Philippines (BPAP) and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce of The Philippines to recognize the achievements of individuals, companies and the industry.

WNS Philippines was recognized for the exceptional growth it achieved in the region over a short period of time. The company was also recognized for quality leadership, training and development programs, corporate social responsibility initiatives, and overall contribution to the ICT industry in the country.

"In a short span of 20 months, WNS Philippines has been able to demonstrate high performance on all fronts," said Keshav Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS Global Services. "We are honored to be recognized by this prestigious award for our rapid growth and client success in the region. It is a testament to the quality of talent we have been able to attract and the exceptional work of our employees."

WNS launched its Philippines operations in July 2008 and has increased the number of employees in this region significantly since its inception. Its delivery centers in Cubao and Eastwood City in Metro Manila serve a broad range of clients in various industries, including telecommunications, consumer products, logistics, travel and financial services, delivering both front office and high-end back office operations.

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