Cognizant opens new delivery centre in Malaysia

  • To add 100 new jobs to the 300 it already has in the country
  • To serve Cognizant’s global, regional and local clients
Cognizant opens new delivery centre in Malaysia

IT, consulting and business process outsourcing services provider Cognizant has opened a new delivery centre in Cyberjaya, saying it would add 100 new jobs to the 300 it already has in the country.
The new centre will enable Cognizant’s global, regional and local clients to leverage the technical and business capabilities available in the region, while delivering local insights and time zone advantages to the company’s growing roster of customers in Asia, it said in a statement.
“Our expansion in Malaysia underscores our confidence in the country’s talent pool and its ability to help our clients drive not just operational efficiencies, but also digital transformation for the needs of tomorrow,” said Cognizant vice president and Asia Pacific head Jayajyoti Sengupta.
“Our operations in Malaysia form an important part of our integrated global delivery capabilities and the new centre marks an important milestone in our mission to leverage the best talent globally,” he added.
The company said it is also working closely with academia in Malaysia to develop talent across a full range of services, and has an active campus recruitment programme in the country.
“We are impressed by the way Cognizant has grown in Malaysia and enriched the country’s IT credentials in the global marketplace,” said Yasmin Mahmood, chief executive officer of national ICT custodian Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC).
“Cognizant’s expanded presence in Malaysia will not only create high-quality jobs and enhance the country’s human capital, but also help the business and technology services sector to increase its competitiveness,” she added.
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