Stephen Hosley has been in and around Shared Services for the past 10 years with experience in designing, implementing and running largescale operations. He joined Applied Materials five years ago expressly to create Shared Services. In this time he established the North America Shared Services Center, established standards, deployed scalable tools and is currently in the process of deploying the North America "footprint" globally. Prior to joining Applied Materials, Stephen was a Senior Manager leading the Shared Services Solutions Center for KPMG Consulting.

In light of mounting internal business control legislation and scrutiny, control and ongoing statutory compliance can be the next value proposition for mature SSOs, as Applied Materials' Stephen Hosley explains...Full Article »