Outsource Partners International Names Robert Klein to Lead Procurement Offering

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Outsource Partners International, Inc. (OPI), a leading provider of finance and accounting outsourcing (FAO) as well as related services, announced today the appointment of Robert Klein as Managing Director, Procurement Services. In this role, Mr. Klein will have global responsibility for the growth and management of OPI's Procurement Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Spend Analytics, and Source-to-Pay consulting offerings.

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Rob's experience and demonstrated leadership in Procurement are critical as we seek to extend the possibilities of FAO for our clients by expanding the scope of our Procurement offerings. With his specialized expertise, we stand poised to offer clients a full end-to-end Source-to-Pay solution, complete with Strategic Procurement and Accounts Payable offerings.

Mr. Klein joins OPI with more than 16 years of experience designing and implementing complex Procurement and Supply Chain initiatives across a wide variety of industries. Prior to OPI, Mr. Klein served as Vice President of Procurement Solutions at Hitachi Consulting, a global business and IT consulting firm. Previously, he led large-scale technology and business process reengineering projects and managed the Southwest Ariba practice for a large global consultancy, and directed strategic IT deployment and custom software development projects as a Captain in the United States Air Force.

Clarence T. Schmitz, OPI's Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, said of Mr. Klein's appointment, "Rob's experience and demonstrated leadership in Procurement are critical as we seek to extend the possibilities of FAO for our clients by expanding the scope of our Procurement offerings. With his specialized expertise, we stand poised to offer clients a full end-to-end Source-to-Pay solution, complete with Strategic Procurement and Accounts Payable offerings."

Rob Klein noted, "OPI has garnered a leading position among FAO providers for its capabilities in optimizing Finance and Accounting operations. As we work to extend outsourcing's transformative effects upstream into both strategic and tactical Procurement functions, I am pleased to be charged with strengthening and guiding the future growth of OPI's Spend Management offerings."

Mr. Klein holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University, and a Masters of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Nebraska.

About Outsource Partners International (OPI)

Outsource Partners International, Inc. (OPI) is a leading professional services firm dedicated to the provision of Finance, Accounting, Tax and Procurement BPO and related services. These Finance and Accounting BPO related services include data management, research & analytics, business operations consulting, and information technology outsourcing.

OPI was built and is managed by experienced professional accountants, most of whom are former Big Four accounting firm partners and managers. This unique heritage underlies a strong spirit of partnership with its clients. Placing service and quality first has enabled OPI to build an extensive portfolio of satisfied clients who serve as real-world examples of the benefits of outsourcing.

OPI has more than 2,400 professionals operating in its offices throughout the United States, Europe and India. For more information about OPI and its Finance and Accounting solutions, visit http://www.opiglobal.com.

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