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Dabur outsources IT functions to Accenture

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New Delhi , March 4

DABUR India on Thursday said that it has signed Accenture to outsource its IT infrastructure and application management functions.

Under the 10-year agreement, Accenture will manage Dabur's IT functions, including applications management, and provide consulting assistance on the company's business plans, a Dabur release said.

Accenture would also design, build and run IT systems for the supply chain and secondary sales functions.

The detailed service level agreement would be defined in the next month.

The existing IT employees of Dabur will transition to Accenture with consistent terms of employment, according to the release.

"The outsourcing model will help us concentrate on our core business areas of marketing and distribution of consumer products.

"This relationship will help the company gain access to global IT best practices," Mr Sunil Duggal, CEO, Dabur India, said.

"Apart from strategic inputs on IT, Accenture will provide comprehensive consultancy to Dabur to achieve our strategic vision,'' he added.

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