HCLTech to open tech centre in Brazil, hire 1,000

The tech major is working to scale up operations


With plans to launch a new technology centre in Brazil, HCLTech will be offering opportunities to and generating employment for about 1,000 people in Brazil by 2025.

The Company will hire IT talent locally in Brazil, for the development and delivery of tech solutions and services in the areas of cloud, engineering and digital.

The tech centre and the hiring of local talent is part of the tech firm’s attempt to scale up operations so as to be able to better serve its rapidly expanding customer base across industries, both local and global.

By delivering the best tech solutions to help clients locally and globally, HCLTech aims to be the most sought after digital partner for customers in Brazil.

The Company presently has over 2,11,000 employees globally, working from about 52 countries.

In Brazil itself it has about 1,100 employees in Sao Paulo, where it established its first office about 13 years ago.

Anil Ganjoo is the chief growth officer, Americas and executive sponsor, Brazil, HCLTech.

Last month, the Indian tech multinational was in the news for laying off over 300 employees as part of its budget-cutting exercise. No official or public announcement had been made about these layoffs, but Money Control reported that employees working on Microsoft projects in India, Philippines and Guatemala had been impacted the most.

The laid off staff were involved in projects that monitored, curated and edited content for Microsoft’s news platform, MSN, from India, Europe, the US as well as other parts of the world.

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