Expanding its global presence IT services provider HCL Technologies has set up a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Delivery Centre in Manila, Philippines, which would employ 400 professionals.
The centre would employ 400 professionals and would leverage Philippine's time zone advantage to service the growing number of BPO customers in various verticals including financial services, healthcare in the region, HCL Technologies said in a statement.
Through the centre, HCL would deliver value added services in areas such as supply, chain management and others, it said.
"This centre reinforces HCL's objective to provide customers with next-generation BPO services... The plan for setting up the delivery centre in Philippines was influenced by country's growing prominence as a strong BPO services hub..." HCL Technologies President, Financial Services, Rahul Singh said.
HCL would work closely with several local universities in the Philippines to recruit young graduates, the statement added. HCL Technologies reported consolidated revenues of $4.0 billion as of March 31, 2012.
The centre was formally unveiled in the presence of Fe Agoncillo-Reyes, Assistant Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry, Philippines.