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Mumbai, June 18, 2009
Information technology services and consulting firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today announced the opening of a global delivery centre in Queretaro, its third in Mexico.
"This represents a key milestone in the company’s expansion across Latin America and its Global Network Delivery Model, recognised as the benchmark of excellence in software development," the company said in a press release.
TCS said expects to hire 500 professionals during the current financial year for its new centre in Queretaro, where it will provide advanced IT services, consultancy, test factory, business process outsourcing, contact centre, IT infrastructure solutions, industrial and engineering services, and solutions based on exclusive TCS products to existing and potential customers.
Since TCS established operations in Mexico in 2003, the company already serves more than 30 local clients in addition to international clients across various industries, including telecom, finance, banking, manufacture and retail, the release said.
During the opening ceremony, Ankur Prakash, director of TCS Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean said, "This new facility reinforces our global leadership position in Mexico and will help underpin the accelerated growth that we want to sustain in this country and region by delivering certainty of outcomes to our customers."
He added: "We remain committed to Mexico and we continue to invest in developing the skills of the IT professionals here and generating high quality employment in the industry, given our ability to retain and nurture talent."
Government officials that attended the inaugural event included Queretaro´s governor Francisco Garrido Patrón, the mayor of the city of Queretaro Javier Vázquez Ibarra and executives from the region.
According to the release, the opening of the centre in Queretaro represents an important step ahead in the expansion plan of TCS in Latin America. This center is the third in the country after Mexico City and Guadalajara, Jalisco. It is the seventh in Latin America where there are global delivery centres in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Mexico, the release added.