LONDON, January 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Alsbridge plc, the award winning advisors on outsourcing, shared services and offshoring are delighted to announce their expansion into France, with the opening of new offices in central Paris.

Jean-Paul Binot has been appointed Director and will be managing the French office whilst focusing on business development in France and the Benelux. Binot has a strong background in management consulting, having worked with both PwC and latterly Atos Origin in shared services and outsourcing.

This latest move is in line with the firm's overall strategy for 2008 - to continue to build market share in its chosen sectors whilst exploiting new market opportunities through strategic geographic expansion into mainland Europe. With the demand for outsourcing advisory now consolidating on the continent, the firm is confident that their services will be well received.

Managing Partner, Tim Lloyd comments: "We already have an impressive portfolio of clients on the continent and the opening of our Paris office will further consolidate our European presence." He goes on, "The combination of our investment in the very best talent, marketing infrastructure and innovative solutions to meet growing market demand, provides us with an excellent platform to achieve our growth strategy in 2008."

Speaking of his new appointment, Binot said: "I am very excited to take this new challenge as now is a great time to open the French market. Many large French and continental companies in general, are embracing in earnest the concept of outsourcing as a part of the sweeping modernisation of the economy."

Alsbridge plc Paris is located on Avenue Kléber, and can be reached on telephone +33-1-47-55-30-23. Jean Paul Binot can be emailed at

About Alsbridge plc

Alsbridge plc is the award winning global advisory firm, providing unbiased advice and assistance on outsourcing, shared services and offshoring. Alsbridge plc consultants bring extensive vertical industry expertise and a practical knowledge of all areas within information technology and business process outsourcing. The firm's proven methodology incorporates proprietary collaborative sessions, bringing together executive teams from both the client and the provider in an environment that fosters collaboration. Alsbridge plc supports its recommendations and assistance through significant investments in proprietary benchmarking and ongoing research within the industry. For more information, visit

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