Press Release

TCS Awarded “Supplier of the Year” by Owens Corning

TCS announces that the company has received the “Supplier of the Year” award from Owens Corning.

Mumbai, October 31, 2011: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced today that the company has received the “Supplier of the Year” award from Owens Corning.

Owens Corning’s Supplier of the Year award recognizes the contribution and commitment of its finest partners. A panel was set up by Owens Corning to evaluate the suppliers and announce results. Satisfying the judges’ criteria of value creation for the company, TCS emerged as the winner following a stringent selection process. The award was presented to TCS by Steve Nowak, Vice President - Global Sourcing, at Owens Corning’s inaugural “Supplier Day” recognition event held on September 21, 2011.

David Johns, SVP, Chief Information Officer and Chief Shared Services Officer, Owens Corning, said, “Owens Corning is very proud to select Tata Consultancy Services as our ‘Supplier of the Year’ in the Indirect supplier category in recognition of the company’s best-in-class services as well as the expertise and commitment they bring to our partnership every day.”

Milind Lakkad, Manufacturing, TCS, was invited to join the key supplier panel along with two manufacturing companies. He presented TCS’ views on the Owens Corning-TCS relationship. “TCS is thrilled to be recognized as ‘Supplier of the Year’ by such a dynamic and innovative partner as Owens Corning,” said Lakkad. “The honor reinforces our dedication to deliver our experience and innovation to help drive growth and opportunity for our customers.”

Since 2008, TCS has been providing services globally to Owens Corning, across multiple service lines including infrastructure services, shared services in F&A, manufacturing application support and IT services including enterprise solution in SAP ECC6.0 implementations in North America and Europe.

About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPO, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™ (GNDM), recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 214,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 42 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $8.2 billion for year ended March 31, 2011 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.

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