Scott Singer, COP, Head of Global Business Services at Rio Tinto, to be
Inducted into Outsourcing Hall of Fame

Leader in the Industry Selected by Advocacy & Outreach Committee
Poughkeepsie, NY, Jan. 8 – IAOP® today announced that Scott Singer, Head of Global Business Services at Rio Tinto and Certified Outsourcing Professional, will be inducted into its prestigious Outsourcing Hall of Fame. He will be honored at a luncheon ceremony during The 2015 Outsourcing World Summit in Phoenix, Arizona, in February. He will also be a keynote speaker at the conference.  
“It is an honor for me to receive this recognition by IAOP which brings top shelf thought leadership across the outsourcing profession including academia, professional services, outsourcing companies and many business sectors that are driving business transformation through the globalization of process centric work,” said Singer. “We have been members for many years and the insights gained from regional events and the world summit have had a very positive impact on our transformation programs.  It is appropriate that we also share our experiences with others so that they may benefit from our learnings.”
Scott Singer is the head of Global Business Services (GBS) for Rio Tinto, a leading international mining group. Supported by a team of employees spread globally on five continents and outsource service partners, he is responsible for the Information Systems & Technology, Procurement, Finance, People and Group Property service delivery functions.
“The Outsourcing Hall of Fame recognizes the very best professionals in the outsourcing industry whose outsourcing management practice and leadership has significantly contributed to business and society at large,” said IAOP CEO, Debi Hamill, “Scott Singer has inspired each of us in this industry to higher achievements and we are pleased to welcome him into the Outsourcing Hall of Fame.”
Scott is a recognized thought leader in world-class supply chain management, advanced sourcing strategies, outsourcing and cloud computing. Prior to Rio Tinto, Scott spent 19 years with United Technologies Corporation and in his last position served as Chief Procurement Officer.
In addition to leading Rio Tinto GBS, Scott serves as Country Head and Managing Director for Rio Tinto’s Singapore office.  He serves on multiple boards within Rio Tinto and is a champion for Rio Tinto’s Diversity & Inclusion global program.  Outside of work Scott and his wife Coleen travel throughout Asia and enjoy exploring the undersea world through scuba diving for the past 30 years.
About the Outsourcing Hall of Fame
Established by IAOP in 2006, The Hall of Fame continues to grow globally and now has more than 20 members in its ranks. The unique honor recognizes individuals for their outsourcing achievements as well as their contributions to community-based economic development and socially-directed investments, career development, education and training through outsourcing. Recipients of The Outsourcing Hall of Fame are selected by IAOP’s Advocacy & Outreach Committee and include buyers, advisors and outsourcing service providers from around the world. Other recent inductees are Michael Salvino, Group Chief Executive - Business Process Outsourcing, Accenture; Mary Lacity, Ph.D, Curators' Professor of Information Systems, University of Missouri-St. Louis; Leslie Willcocks, Professor of Technology Work and Globilization, London School of Economics; Jag Dalal, COP, Chief Advisor Thought Leadership, IAOP & Founder and Principal, J. Dalal & Associates; Dana S. Deasy, Group Chief Information Officer at BP, John K. Halvey, Group Executive Vice President and General Counsel at NYSE Euronext and Mort Meyerson, Former Chair, President & CEO of Perot Systems.

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