Birlasoft to raise headcount to 6,000

Thursday, 22 November 2007, 08:00 Hrs
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New Delhi: India IT services major Birlasoft Thursday said it would be increasing its headcount to 6,000 globally by next year from the current 4,400.

The company has plans to ramp up its operations and increase its staff strength across all its offices in India and the US, Britain, Germany, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Malaysia, Australia and Singapore.

"Birlasoft is in expansion mode. The last three years have witnessed our headcount more than doubling to 4,400. The ramp-up shall continue as we are generating new business opportunities, winning new clients and entering new service and technology domains," Kamal Mansharamani, Birlasoft CEO, said in a statement.

The company also announced the opening up another development centre in Noida, spread over 1,28,000 sq ft and with a capacity of over 1,200 people.

Part of the $1.4-billion C.K. Birla Group, Birlasoft has development centres in Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, and has its headquarters in Noida.

The company has also set up offices in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Amsterdam in the Netherlands, and Prague in the Czech Republic.
Source: IANS
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