Hillshire Brands Inks BPO Deal

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Hillshire Brands Inks BPO Deal

The Hillshire Brands Company signs a multi-year business process outsourcing (BPO) contract with Genpact Limited.

Under the terms of the agreement, Genpact will help Hillshire Brands transform and run its finance and accounting (F&A) operations including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general accounting, master data, payroll, procurement operations support, and inventory control. Genpact will also support Hillshire Brands' financial team with technical application platform operations, in addition to providing analytics and process reengineering services to support the overall partnership.

"Genpact's capabilities make them an ideal partner for Hillshire Brands as we continue to drive productivity and executional excellence," says Maria Henry, executive vice president, chief financial officer, Hillshire Brands. "We believe that in addition to its technical skills, Genpact's agile, innovative and highly responsive culture is a great fit for our company."

Hillshire Brands generated approximately $4 billion in annual sales in fiscal 2013, has more than 9,000 employees, and is based in Chicago. Hillshire Brands' portfolio includes iconic brands such as Jimmy Dean, Ball Park, Hillshire Farm, State Fair, Sara Lee frozen bakery and Chef Pierre pies, as well as artisanal brands Aidells, Gallo Salame and Golden Island premium jerky.

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