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TCS Honored with Lilly Global Supplier Award


Pharmaceutical Leader Recognizes TCS for Information Technology Excellence

Mumbai, September 29, 2008: 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 recognizes suppliers who demonstrate superior performance with winning behaviors 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’s Chief Executive Officer John Lechleiter noted TCS’ 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 & Healthcare, said “TCS helps clients experience certainty by delivering the 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 institutionalized within the team. We deeply appreciate Lilly’s recognition of our efforts.”

TCS’ 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’ experience includes hospital management systems (HMS), electronic health record systems, supply chain management, HIPAA administrative simplification compliance, business intelligence and customer health portals. 

About Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, business solutions and outsourcing organization that delivers real results to global businesses, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT and IT-enabled services delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 116,000 of the world’s best-trained IT consultants in 42 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $5.7 billion for fiscal year ended March 31, 2008 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at

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