Best-practices-awardHGS EPIC™ social care program designated best-in-class for Customer Service Leadership

Frost & Sullivan has recognized HGS, a global leader in business process management, with its 2019 Award for Customer Service Leadership. According to the Frost & Sullivan market analysis, HGS’ unique HGS EPIC™ social care program sets it apart in the competitive customer care landscape.

“HGS has developed an industry-leading social media and employee recruitment model,” said Michael DeSalles, Principal Analyst, Frost & Sullivan. “The company has built a world-class talent profile for hiring the agents best suited for social media work. The profile and recruitment model are both clear competitive differentiators.”

HGS EPIC™ is the trademarked brand for the company’s social care offering. HGS EPIC™ (Engage, Protect, Inform, Create) is an acronym describing the HGS approach to social care and online reputation management. HGS EPIC™ is a philosophy that supports efficient management of social media at large scale to build a positive brand image. The unique solution combines industry leading platforms and artificial intelligence with operating playbooks proven through hundreds of thousands of worker-hours supporting social media programs for the worlds largest brands.

“Our team works to create memorable experiences and lasting impressions that help build brand affinity and loyalty throughout the entire consumer journey,” said Andrew Kokes, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Marketing, HGS. “At HGS, we are deeply committed to our role in building positive reputation and serving as empathetic problem-solvers who empower our clients by being brilliant at the basics and driving results consistently. We’re excited to accept this award for our HGS EPIC™ social care, and will continue to seek ways to use our intelligent innovation and expertise to create industry-leading solutions and deliver quality service.”

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognize companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovations, customer service and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis and extensive secondary research to identify best practices in the industry.

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