SOURCE: Xchanging

January 20, 2011 04:10 ET

Xchanging Wins Contract With BAE Systems Surface Ships

LONDON--(Marketwire - January 20, 2011) -

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To provide Lean Six Sigma process improvement capability training

LONDON, 20 January 2011 - Xchanging (LSE: XCH) has won a contract with BAE Systems Surface Ships to develop Lean Six Sigma capability for the company. This will be done by enhancing the skills of their existing 'Support Operational Excellence' process improvement team. Xchanging will provide training and development in the use of the more rigorous methodologies and tools of Six Sigma and its pragmatic integration with Lean methodology.

Xchanging has been providing a range of HR and procurement services to BAE Systems since 2001. As part of this contract, Xchanging will provide training, development and coaching in Lean Six Sigma Process Excellence to the Naval Base Support Leadership Team, Project Champions and Team Leaders.

Commenting on the contract, Mal Lewis, BAE Systems Programme Director Naval Base Support said, "We continue to invest in the skills of our employees to secure the long-term future of the UK's warship building and support industry. BAE Systems have a long standing association with Xchanging and we believe they are the right partner for us as we introduce Lean Six Sigma expertise into our organisation".

David Andrews, CEO Xchanging added, "We are delighted to be extending our long- term relationship with BAE Systems."

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About Xchanging

Xchanging is a global business processer. We serve a wide range of multinational customers in 42 countries and employ over 8,000 people. Xchanging provides procurement, accounting, human resources and technology services across industries. These include banking, insurance, manufacturing, retail and real estate among others. We combine functional expertise with deep industry domain knowledge to provide specific outcomes for our customers. Our aim is simply to provide business processing services better, cheaper and faster.

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