Infosys expands in Latin America with new centre in Brazil

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Bangalore: Infosys today announced it will establish a new delivery centre in Araraquara, Brazil. With this new centre, Infosys and its subsidiaries are further expanding their footprint in Latin America with operations across Brazil, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Argentina, employing over 1,700 people.

The new 100-seat centre in Brazil will initially house 25 employees and provide services in SAP Application Management services to Citrosuco, the world’s leading orange juice producer.

The 550 square meter office will be located in ‘Edifício Vitória’, the premier commercial building in Araraquara. The new centre will deliver application management services supporting critical business operations, including SAP ERP systems, for Citrosuco and other clients across Brazil. The favourable business environment created by the government and the availability of a highly skilled, multilingual workforce makes Brazil an ideal location for the new delivery centre

Earlier in 2013, Infosys also trained students and young professionals from Brazil on Internet-based technologies to enhance their skills and employment opportunities
Infosys set up operations in Brazil in 2009. Today, the company and its subsidiaries employ over 700 people in the country

In a statement, Marcelo Barbieri, Mayor of the City of Araraquara said, “For Araraquara in specific and Brazil as a whole, the Infosys investment means an opportunity for creation of new jobs and for local talent to get a chance to work with global technology experts and leading enterprises. Companies like Infosys are creating the right opportunities that our talented people need to build strong careers as well as foster economic growth in Brazil.”

Claudio Elsas, Country Head, Infosys Brazil said, “The new facility in Brazil will be a key part of our global network of delivery centers. It will strengthen our ability to drive innovation and growth for our clients in Latin America. Brazil’s talented workforce, a growing domestic market and a positive environment fostered by the government make this country an attractive destination for us. We will continue to bring the best of our global expertise and experience to accelerate growth and development for our clients and the community in Brazil. ”

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