ACIS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Allianz Insurance Plc., UK, opened its third facility at Technopark Trivandrum today. The new facilty spread over 40,000 sq. ft. with a total capacity of 600 seats, was inaugurated by Mike Nithavrianakis, British Deputy Commissioner and Andrew Torrance, CEO,
Allianz Insurance, UK. The first phase opened today is 250 seats and will primarily be used for global Application Development and Maintenance projects for Allianz.
In his brief remarks, Mike Nithavrianakis, British Deputy High Commissioner said, “ACIS is an excellent example of Indo British partnership in Kerala and am pleased to be here at the inauguration of their third facility. I congratulate all concerned at ACIS and wish them well for the future.” On the occasion, Mervin Alexander, CEO, Technopark, said, “ACIS has been a lead reference for Technopark. That the third facility of ACIS is also in the Technopark campus is a validation of the ecosystem we have created here.”
Andrew Torrance, CEO, Allianz Insurance Plc., UK, said, “We will continue to grow ACIS and am happy to see ACIS moving in the direction of being a shared services center of choice for Allianz globally. Rakesh Gupta, COO, ACIS, said, “We have strived to make ACIS a great place to work and a true employer of choice. This and the focus on happy customers have been the primary reasons for our success till date. The renewed commitment of our parent company will only spur us to strive further.” ACIS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Allianz Insurance Plc., UK and a part of Allianz SE, a global leader in the financial services industry serving more than 75 million customers in 70 countries worldwide. ACIS was the first BFSI multinational to recognise the untapped potential of tier III cities in India and took the bold decision of setting up its IT operations at Technopark in Trivandrum in 2003. In 2004, it forayed into BPO, in the process pioneering the ITeS sector in Kerala. With the new facility operational, ACIS currently has three facilities in Technopark Trivandrum and employs 700 professionals.