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OPI, Member of Russell Bedford International, Forms European Advisory Board

Outsource Partners International, Inc., a member of Russell Bedford International, has announced the formation of a European Advisory Board.

London, United Kingdom, October 20, 2007 --( Outsource Partners International, Inc. (OPI), a member of the Russell Bedford global accounting network, has formed a European Advisory Board. The Advisory Board which brings together some of Europe's most experienced and respected business leaders, will collaborate with OPI leadership to guide OPI's growth and development throughout the UK and Europe.

The Advisory Board provides introductions for OPI to the marketplace such as potential users, sourcing advisors, analysts and the media. The Advisory Board has already begun its work in the European marketplace, and is hosting several educational events for companies looking to realise the benefits and efficiencies offered through outsourcing.

Bruce Thew, European President of OPI and a member of the European Advisory Board noted, "Having come from HR outsourcing provider Ceridan Group, I am keenly aware of the marketplace for outsourcing. Finance and accounting is poised for mass adoption, as providers, such as OPI, have fine turned their service offerings, addressing all key issues to the point that the business model is proven, with 100% of OPI clients willing to be advocated for the efficiencies and improvements delivered."

For further information, contact Kishore Mirchandani at Outsource Partners International, Inc. on +91 80 66207777 (India) or +1 212 768 9393 x 2525 (USA). Alternatively, visit the websites at and


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About Outsource Partners International, Inc.

Outsource Partners International, Inc. (OPI) is a leading professional services firm dedicated entirely to the provision of finance and accounting outsourcing. OPI delivers customised business outsourcing solutions that range from single service functions, such as accounts payable or accounts receivable, to full-service finance and accounting, including general ledger accounting, SEC financial reporting and risk management. OPI has more that 1400 associates operating in its offices throughout the United States, Europe and India.

Since OPI's establishment in 2002, the firm has been a member of the Russell Bedford International network.

About Russell Bedford International

Russell Bedford International was established in 1983 by a group of medium-sized independent accounting practices aiming to counter the market dominance of the major multi-national accounting firms.

Russell Bedford is now a closely-connected global association of independent accounting and business consultancy firms in key locations around the world, and is represented by some 200 offices in more than 70 countries in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.

All Russell Bedford affiliates are well-established firms offering international business advice and services to local and multinational clients. Most provide a full range of services comprising accounting, auditing, tax advice, general business guidance and financial consulting. In addition, many have special expertise in particular fields, such as international taxation or information technology.
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