HGS to Create 150 New Jobs in Selkirk (Uk) and Invests in Purchasing & Upgrading Facility
Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 04-12-2018 16:25:00 IST
Hinduja Global Solutions Ltd. (HGS) will be creating up to 150 brand new permanent jobs and investing into its site in Selkirk over the course of 2019. The company has purchased the site from its lease holder, has recruited a new management team and is about to embark on a 12-month site-investment programme giving further security to the 265 existing employees based there.
HGS’s Global CEO, Partha DeSarkar met with Scotland’s Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, on Wednesday 28th November, 2018 at the company’s Headquarters in Bangalore to discuss HGS’s commitment to the Scottish Borders and opportunities for the future. Paul Lewis, MD, Scottish Development International
Mr. DeSarkar, along with Adam Foster, CEO Europe, impressed upon the Deputy First Minister his appreciation of the Selkirk work force and their contribution to the successful performance of the business.
John Swinney, Scottish Deputy First Minister added: “Hinduja Global Solutions are highly valued investors and I am delighted with their continued growth in Scotland. The creation of 150 new permanent jobs in Selkirk in addition to the security for the 265 existing employees there is fantastic news for the local community. It has been a pleasure to meet Partha to discuss Hinduja Global Solution’s significant investment in Selkirk and hear his enthusiasm for Scotland. This is a clear confirmation of Scotland’s attractiveness to inward investors.”
said: "HGS is a global success, employing over 44,000 people worldwide, and we are delighted to be supporting its growth ambition in Scotland. The company has ambitious plans to develop a world class call centre in Selkirk which is testament to the skills and talent we have here. The meeting has been a great opportunity for us to hear more about this significant new investment in the South of Scotland and we look forward to continuing to work closely with Partha and the HGS team to cement the company's commitment to Scotland."
The expansion of the Selkirk site is expected to be complete by the end of 2019 and will include the newly revamped employee break-out area and refit throughout making it a world-class customer service facility.
About Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS)
A global leader in business process management (BPM) and optimising the customer experience lifecycle, HGS is helping make its clients more competitive every day. HGS combines technology- powered services in automation, analytics and digital with domain expertise focusing on back office processing, contact centres and HRO solutions to deliver transformational impact to clients. Part of the multi-billion-dollar conglomerate Hinduja Group.