Chennai: Cognizant has expanded its delivery and operations footprint in the Americas with the opening of a delivery center in San Jose, Costa Rica. The centre, Cognizant’s fifth in Latin America and 15th in the Americas, was inaugurated by Laura Chinchilla-Miranda, the President of Costa Rica.
The new centre will enable Cognizant’s global customers to leverage the operational, technical and linguistic capabilities available in the region, while delivering deep local insights and time zone advantages to the company’s growing roster of customers in North and South America. It will further strengthen Cognizant’s ability to help customers address the dual mandate of driving operational efficiencies to fund innovation and business transformation.
“We welcome and celebrate the arrival of a leading company like Cognizant, which will become an important source of high-quality jobs for our people,” said President Chinchilla-Miranda. “We believe that the talent of the Costa Rican people will allow the company to provide its customers with innovative solutions and help it continue to grow in our country. Cognizant’s choice of Costa Rica for the new delivery centre consolidates our positioning as one of the best locations for foreign direct investment in the services sector.”
“I congratulate Cognizant on opening a delivery centre in Costa Rica,” said Anabel Gonzalez, Minister of Commerce & Foreign Trade, Costa Rica. “Costa Rica is a leader in Latin America in education, innovation, and technological competitiveness, and one of the region’s fastest growing business and IT destinations. Cognizant is one of the fastest growing services companies in the world and its decision to commence operations in Costa Rica underscores its confidence in our country and our people.”
“Our new centre in Costa Rica marks an important milestone in our ongoing mission to leverage the best talent globally and is part of our endeavour to offer clients strong local relationship management with robust global service delivery capabilities,” said Francisco D’Souza, Chief Executive Officer of Cognizant. “The centre is a result of our continued investments in people, facilities, systems and processes to meet the strong demand for transformative services that help our customers ‘run better’ as well as ‘run different’ in driving market differentiation and leadership.”
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