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Cognizant Wins the International ICT Awards in the Philippines for Best Company of the Year and Best Emerging IT-BPM Company for Healthcare

In photo (from center to right) are Bb. Pilipinas-Universe Pia Wurtzbach and Mr. Prabhakar Bisen, Cognizant Philippines Country Head and other awardees.

MANILA, March 24, 2015—Cognizant has won the Philippines’ coveted International ICT Awards for “Best Company of the Year” and “Best Emerging IT-BPM Company for Healthcare”.   Cognizant was honored with the “Best Company of the Year” award for being an inspirational role model for the Information Technology and Business Process Management (IT-BPM) industry and the wider business community in the Philippines. The “Best Emerging IT-BPM Company for Healthcare” award, introduced this year to recognize emerging sectors within the ICT industry, was presented to Cognizant for the world-class healthcare-related services the company delivers from the Philippines to the international healthcare industry. Cognizant was also named a finalist in the “Best Employer of the Year” category for its human resources practices and policies.

Cognizant was selected for the awards based on a number of attributes: the company’s growth; size, quality, and diversity of clientele; depth and breadth of competencies; and commitment and contribution to talent development, social initiatives, good governance, and promotion of the Philippine IT-BPM industry.

“We are proud to have won these prestigious awards and thank our customers, employees, and all other stakeholders for their support. It is an honor to become the first recipient of the International ICT Award for the Best Emerging IT-BPM Company for Healthcare,” said Prabhakar Bisen, Country Head, Cognizant Philippines.

About Cognizant

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world’s leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 75 global development and delivery centers worldwide and approximately 211,500 employees as of December 31, 2014, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant.

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