HO CHI MINH, Vietnam, September 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvey Nash, the global professional recruitment and outsourcing group, recently celebrated its tenth year since making its initial investment in Vietnam in 2000.

At a meeting between Harvey Nash and the Vice Chairman of the Peoples Party of Vietnam, the Vice Chairman expressed appreciation, on behalf of the Vietnamese government, for the creation of over 1000 highly skilled jobs in the ICT industry and in particular the outstanding contribution made to Vietnam's high skills sector of the economy. Tim Brownbill, UK Consul-General to Vietnam, praised Harvey Nash as one of the most dynamic foreign investors in Vietnam.

The award was presented at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh city, attended by over 500 people including high ranking representatives from business, the Vietnamese and British government and other exporters. Albert Ellis, Harvey Nash CEO, received the award from Dr Hong, Vice Minister of Ministry of Information and Communication on behalf of the Harvey Nash Group.

Commenting, Albert Ellis said: Vietnam is one of the fastest growing countries in Asia with a rapidly modernising infrastructure and highly educated young workforce. Harvey Nash's Vietnamese operations have been crucial to our success, providing our clients with fast, cost effective software development and outsourcing services and we are delighted that our investment over the last decade has been recognised at such a high level.

About Harvey Nash

Harvey Nash, a global professional recruitment consultancy and IT outsourcing service provider, is committed to delivering the very best talent and IT solutions to a broad base of international clients. The Group is a trusted advisor to some of the world's leading businesses, governments and institutions. We operate from 37 offices covering the USA, Europe and Asia. Our talented professionals pursue the highest levels of integrity and quality in providing a unique portfolio of services: executive search, interim management, IT and finance recruitment and IT outsourcing.

Our Outsourcing and Offshoring division has helped some of the world's leading organisations such as The Prudential, Honda, Alcatel-Lucent, Stepstone, MSNBC and Hearst Publications, build scale, reduce costs and improve agility. Through a blended mix of on-shore and offshore resources based in Vietnam our services include: Business Process Outsourcing, IT Software development, Recruitment Payroll outsourcing services and Telecoms software / engineering.


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