New York, NY – February 20, 2020 – CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, announced today the launch of its new 80,000 square feet expansive office in Hyderabad, in line with expanding its presence in the booming market of India. The organization in Hyderabad has an employee strength of 500+ and, through this new office, is aiming to double the headcount within a span of 18 months.
This new facility will host CGS’s largest software development center outside of the U.S., where the company is headquartered. In its journey spanning three decades, CGS has provided end-to-end diversified IT solutions and serviced a host of clients across sectors including fashion, apparel, healthcare, retail, financial services, hospitality, technology and telecommunications, among others. Its current client portfolio boasts names such as Abercrombie & Fitch, WWE, Timberland, Madura, Orient Fashions and Komar. The company has also swiftly grown in 35 years with 7,500 employees globally, across North America, Latin America, Europe, The Middle East and Asia, serving over 45 countries.
Commenting on the launch, Phil Friedman, President and CEO CGS said, "With continued growth in our applications and outsourcing businesses and client demand for software development and technical support services, expanding our footprint in this region made perfect sense. Not only is Hyderabad known for its growing technology sector, it offers a rich talent pool, making it a compelling location from which to serve our valued customers globally. The expansion of the Hyderabad office is a logical next step in our evolution and growth as a leading services provider. This new space increases our ability to attract and retain the necessary talent to ensure we meet customer needs."
“We are experiencing an exponential growth in our operations, which is a reflection of our success with a variety of projects in the areas of human-centric design and customer-led innovation,” said Jithu Battu, Managing Director and Country Manager of CGS India.
Joel Reifman, Consular General of U.S. Consulate Hyderabad added, “I would like to extend my hearty congratulations to CGS leadership on their continued growth and expansion here in India, and for their proactive contribution to business innovations and social responsibilities. I wish CGS continued success in Hyderabad and India.”
Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary IT and Industries said, “I am very happy to be here for this milestone event. The software and product development center at Hyderabad is a vital component of CGS’s global operations and has a growing influence in the cyber security and augmented reality component of the business. We have the right talent to support such cutting-edge technical advancements and the Government of Telangana will support them to ensure they put Telangana on the global map.”
The launch was graced by a number of dignitaries including Joel Reifman – Consular General of U.S. Consulate Hyderabad, Jayesh Ranjan – Principal Secretary IT and Industries, Government of Telangana and BVR Mohan Reddy – Executive Chairman, CYIENT & Member-Chairmen’s council of NASSCOM.
For 35 years, CGS has enabled global enterprises, regional companies and government agencies to drive breakthrough performance through business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services. CGS is wholly focused on creating comprehensive solutions that meet clients’ complex, multi-dimensional needs and support clients’ most fundamental business activities. Headquartered in New York City, CGS has offices across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. For more information, please visit www.cgsinc.com and follow us on Twitter at @CGSinc and @OutsourcingCGS and on LinkedIn.