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Apex Systems Earns Recognition for Supplier Excellence at the 2014 Agile•1 Customer Forum

Apex Systems, an IT staffing and services company, is proud to announce that it was recognized by Agile•1 with the Platinum Award as part of the company’s Supplier Excellence Awards. The award was received during the 2014 Agile•1 Supplier Excellence Summit which took place in Tampa, Florida, May 1-2.

“We are proud to be one of the 15 valued suppliers and honored to be recognized as the top award winner in our category,” noted Shawn Handley, SVP of Business Development. “Our strong partnership with Agile•1 has enabled us to provide a higher level of support to our clients. The robust practices we developed together have proven to be excellent workforce solutions for our clients by assisting them in overcoming challenges and helping set them up for future success.”

“At Agile•1 we know our suppliers are an integral part of our success and value their contribution,” said Peter Carvalho, President of Agile-1. “Apex Systems was selected for this award because of their consistent excellence in everything they do. They have a strong track record of delivering best-in-class service for Agile-1 and our clients.”

Suppliers were evaluated based on overall performance, feedback from on-site teams and ease of engagement. Ratings were obtained from raw performance data pulled for each supplier by account and on-site teams were engaged to conduct surveys on each supplier using client-based criteria. A normalized scored was created for every supplier to define actual rankings based on assurance of supply, quality and service. "The suppliers acknowledged by our Supplier Excellence awards are leaders in their fields,” said Jaideep Majumdar, Senior Director, Global Strategic Sourcing. “We are honored to work with them to provide the workforce solutions our clients expect from us.”

About Apex Systems

Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment to be the 2nd largest IT staffing and services firm in the U.S. Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia, Apex utilizes specialized technology and industry practice groups to deliver the most talented and qualified technical professionals to clients within all major industries. Apex has a presence in over 60 markets with more than 6,500 contractors currently placed in companies throughout the country. To learn more, visit www.apexsystemsinc.com.

About On Assignment

On Assignment is a leading global provider of in-demand, skilled professionals in the growing technology, healthcare, and life sciences sectors, where quality people are the key to success. The Company goes beyond matching résumés with job descriptions to match people they know into positions they understand for temporary, contract-to-hire, and direct hire assignments. Clients recognize On Assignment for their quality candidates, quick response, and successful assignments. Professionals think of On Assignment as career-building partners with the depth and breadth of experience to help them reach their goals.

On Assignment, which is based in Calabasas, California, was founded in 1985 and went public in 1992. The Company has a network of approximately 130 branch offices throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Ireland, and Belgium. Additionally, physician placements are made in Australia and New Zealand. To learn more, visit http://www.onassignment.com.

About Agile•1

Agile•1’s consultative approach solves workforce challenges by combining innovative talent procurement technologies and programs, with experienced industry professionals to deliver a suite of total workforce solutions. We maximize the value of our customers’ workforce, decreasing liability and overhead associated with human capital management. Workforce challenges. Solved.

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