GEP Wins Innovator Of The Year Award From Lightpath

             GEP Wins Innovator Of The Year Award From Lightpath

PR Newswire

CLARK, N.J., Aug. 12, 2013

CLARK, N.J., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --GEP, a leading global provider of
procurement software and procurement services to Fortune 500 and Global 2000
enterprises worldwide, today announced that it has been named a 2013 Customer
Innovator of the Year by Lightpath®, a leading provider of advanced
Ethernet-based data, Internet, voice and video transport solutions, and
managed services to businesses in the New York metro area.

The Customer Innovation Awards are presented annually by Lightpath, a division
of Cablevision Systems Corporation, and recognize innovative use of technology
to transform the way an organization works.

"Innovation is a key strategic and business driver at GEP," said Subhash
Makhija, CEO of GEP. "It's in our DNA and our active embrace of new and better
ways to do things helps our global teams collaborate better, serve of our
customers better, and continually enhance the value we deliver."

Rapidly expanding GEP uses a range of sophisticated Internet services from
Lightpath to help support its hyper-collaborative culture across a far-flung
network of global offices and operations centers, including locations in
London, Prague, Shanghai, Singapore, Shanghai, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Mumbai
and Hyderabad, as well as the New York and Sydney metro areas.

"Innovation is what moves businesses forward," said Lacey Ford, Vice President
of Marketing, Lightpath. "The leading work that GEP is doing to keep its
geographically-distributed workforce closely connected is exemplary of the
breakthrough use of technology that Lightpath seeks to highlight in its
Customer Innovation Awards."

About GEP

GEP is a diverse, creative team of people passionate about procurement.

We invest ourselves entirely in our client's success, creating strong
collaborative relationships that deliver extraordinary value year after year.
We deliver practical, effective procurement services and technology that
enable procurement leaders to maximize their impact on business operations,
strategy and financial performance.

Named a Star Performer in Everest Group's Peak Matrix of Procurement Services
Providers, Winner in the HfS Blueprint Report on Procurement Outsourcing
Providers and to the Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 for nearly a decade,
GEP is also ranked a leader on Gartner's Magic Quadrant analysis of the
world's top sourcing and procurement software providers. Clark, NJ-based GEP
has nine offices and operations centers in North and South America, Europe and
Asia. To learn more, please visit


Al Girardi, VP
GEP, 100 Walnut Avenue, Clark, NJ 07066 | P 732.382.6565| F 732.382.6363


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