EXL Receives NASSCOM-DSCI Security Leader of the Year Award

NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EXL (Nasdaq:EXLS), a leading business process solutions company, today announced that EXL was awarded for excellence in information security by industry association NASSCOM and the Data Security Council of India (DSCI).

Awarded as an "Industry Leader" for security in the business process management (BPM) sector, EXL was noted for major, industry-first initiatives in information security in 2014, including the creation of an Information Lifecycle Management framework, certification on a Business Process Solutions Code of Conduct Framework for confidential information management, and the establishment of governance forums and cross-functional teams to drive security awareness across the company.

Rohit Kapoor, Vice-Chairman and CEO of EXL, commented, "This is a great recognition that demonstrates our leadership and dedication to an extremely vital area of our business. Above all else, EXL values our clients' trust in our ability to manage their operations, deliver tangible business impact and protect their confidential information."

NASSCOM-DSCI's Annual Excellence Awards recognize organizations and their leaders who take strategic, proactive and innovative data security and privacy initiatives. DSCI is an independent, self-regulatory organization established by NASSCOM to promote data protection, security and privacy best practices.

"We are honored to receive this accreditation from NASSCOM-DSCI," said Baljinder Singh, EXL Global Chief Information Officer, who accepted the Security Leader of the Year award in the BPM category on behalf of EXL. "This upholds the maturity of EXL's security and privacy capabilities, thought leadership and tenacity to safeguard our clients' information assets. We will continue to innovate and enhance transnational industry framework and cyber initiatives in partnership with NASSCOM-DSCI."

The award was presented at the NASSCOM-DSCI Annual Information Security Summit on December 10. Nominations were evaluated by NASSCOM members, government officials, research organizations, academic institutions and business leaders. More than 100 organizations participated in the nominations.

About EXL

EXL (Nasdaq:EXLS) is a leading business process solutions company that looks deeper to drive business impact through integrated services and industry knowledge. EXL provides operations management, decision analytics and technology platforms to organizations in insurance, healthcare, banking and financial services, utilities, travel, and transportation and logistics, among others. We work as a strategic partner to help our clients streamline business operations, improve corporate finance, manage compliance, create new channels for growth and better adapt to change. Headquartered in New York and in business since 1999, EXL has more than 23,000 professionals in locations throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. For more information, visit www.exlservice.com.

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