Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: TCS.BO, NSE: TCS.NS), a leading global IT services and business solutions firm, today announced that Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY), a leading innovation-driven pharmaceutical corporation, has awarded TCS the 2008 Global Supplier Award for information technology excellence.
The Supplier Award recognises suppliers who demonstrate superior performance with winning behaviours key to Lilly’s success. Awardees were chosen on the basis of measurable impact made by the supplier on Lilly's corporate objectives and priorities through the delivery of exemplary quality, speed, service and / or cost reduction.
Lilly chief executive officer John Lechleiter noted TCS’s exemplary contribution as an elite supplier of IT services and solutions during a recent ceremony at the company’s Indianapolis-based headquarters.
Debashis Ghosh, TCS vice president, head, life sciences and healthcare, said: “TCS helps clients experience certainty by delivering best in class and innovative solutions. The award is an acknowledgement of the hard work put in by our people and a culture of continuous improvement institutionalised within the team. We deeply appreciate Lilly’s recognition of our efforts.”
TCS's life sciences business services cover the spectrum from drug discovery, clinical trials, clinical data management, statistical analysis, medical writing and drug development, to manufacturing, pharmaceutical sales and distribution and product management. In healthcare, TCS's experience includes hospital management systems (HMS), electronic health record systems, supply chain management, HIPAA administrative simplification compliance, business intelligence and customer health portals.