17 April 2009
IBS is Consulting Market Leader as It Marks Its 18th Year in Business
IBS has once again topped Expert rating agency's rating list of consultants. According to the agency, IBS is Russia's biggest consultant, with 8.3 billion roubles in total revenue from consulting services in 2008 calendar year. Throughout its 18 years in business IBS has consistently held leading positions in the IT and consulting market as has been confirmed annually by authoritative publications and research firms.
According to Expert rating agency, IBS revenue grew 13.5 percent in 2008. The company is the leader in IT Consulting – Management Consulting, IT Consulting – Development and System Integration, Financial Consulting and ranks among the top five in Production Management Consulting and Human Resources Management Consulting.
2008 saw dynamic growth of IBS expertise and product portfolio. The company formed one of the biggest and the most experienced teams of HR consultants and built HR consulting expertise that is unrivalled in Russia. Consulting practice in manufacturing systems and supply chains management was launched in the middle of the year, expanding the range of issues dealt with in production management, plant maintenance and logistics and significantly improving the quality of integrated projects.
In 2008 the following companies became IBS customers who used IBS consulting services:
- Oil and gas: Gazprom transgaz Ufa, United Oil Group, Slavneft-YANOS,
- Metals: Mechel, Severstal-Invest, Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works,
- Chemistry and petrochemistry: Uralkali, Sibur,
- Education and Science: I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy, Siberian Federal University, G.V. Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics, the Federal Agency for Education,
- Mechanical engineering: EDB Fakel,
- Energy and utilities: Inter RAO UES, SUEK, OGK-1, Mosvodokanal,
- Finance: Northern Sea Route Bank (SMP Bank), Renaissance Life, VSK Insurance House, Eurokommerz, ISS.
- Retail: Finn Flare, MIR, Rolf.
"The rating results were announced as the company approached April 17, the date we regard to be the company's anniversary. On the eve of our 18th anniversary – and 18 years in business is a sign of maturity for any Russian company – we are especially delighted to continue the tradition of reaching the date as a recognized market leader. The current year is a real test of our strength. We will do our best to keep the company stable and retain the leading positions in the market," said Sergey Matsotsky, General Director, IBS.
IBS is the leader in the Russian IT and consulting market. Along with Luxoft and Depo Computers, it is part of IBS Group. Its core lines of business span management consulting, implementation of business applications, IT outsourcing and IT infrastructure. IBS headcount is about 3,000 employees including over 1,500 certified consultants and professionals. IBS customer base includes 34 of Russia’s top 50 companies. For more information on IBS, please visit www.en.ibs.ru