Bangalore: IT major, Wipro today announced that it plans to expand its workforce at Shannon Development Centre in Ireland, to meet increasing business requirements. Currently, the centre employs over 200 professionals and has developed into an award winning organization, delivering services to banks and financial services companies across Ireland and the UK.
The Shannon centre provides Wipro’s IT and business process services’ (BPS) offerings to marquee retail banking and insurance customers. Buoyed by the rising demand for services, Wipro plans to increase the headcount by up to 50% over the next 12 months.
Wipro’s centre in Shannon, Ireland is a regulated entity through the Central Bank of Ireland and complies with the FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) in the UK.
Rajan Kohli, Senior Vice President and Head of Banking & Financial Services, Wipro Ltd. said, “Ireland today offers a great talent pool and excellent infrastructure support. We are seeing a lot of interest from banks in the region for services around business resilience, risk & compliance, simplification, digital, mobility and analytics. Our experience in working on similar engagements with various banks in the UK and other countries is helping us offer Irish banks the right strategy and execution capabilities in these areas. We have received positive feedback from our clients and are committed to delivering world class solutions and building on our existing footprint to create new job opportunities in the local market.”
The Shannon business, set up to drive innovation and create high value job opportunities in the region, was inaugurated by Minister of Finance for Ireland, Mr. Michael Noonan in November 2012.
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