HCL Technologies enters Vietnam; will create significant local digital employment opportunities
HCL Technologies Ltd (HCL), announced its entry into Vietnam. Marking its presence within the region, HCL aims at boosting employment, providing resources and skilling local talent to serve its global clients. Founded in 1976, HCL helps enterprises reimagine their businesses for the digital age. A true multinational, HCL is headquartered in India with significant global presence across key industries and sectors.
HCL’s local entity, HCL Vietnam Company Ltd. aims to foster growth and train the nation’s talent pool in collaboration with local ICT and Engineering institutions. From its first delivery center in Vietnam’s capital city Hanoi, HCL will deliver advanced technology solutions to its global client base across several industries and verticals, including banking and financial services, healthcare, infrastructure, engineering and cybersecurity.
HCL began its business operations in Vietnam in July 2020, with a goal to hire more than 3000 local university graduates and experienced professionals over the next three years. A key part of HCL’s business and development strategy in Vietnam will be to provide the right skilling and platforms to train graduates for career opportunities in hi-tech domains and provide them with the requisite exposure of working on global assignments. To kick start its operations in the country, a Virtual Job Fair is being organized for college graduates & experienced professionals on December 19, 2020.
“We are very excited to begin our operations in the beautiful country of Vietnam,” said Sanjay Gupta, Corporate Vice President, HCL Technologies. “We are fully prepared and committed in bringing new opportunities for both young and experienced talent, to work for a leading global technology company without having to move out of their home country”.
He continued: “Vietnam and its skilled youth have the true potential to develop a robust IT industry, which is spearheading economic growth in the country. With our approach to valuable partnerships and our ideapreneurship™ culture, we are aiming to provide best-in-class digital innovation and support to our global clients with the help of the local talent pool. A career at HCL is about hi-tech opportunities, continuous learning and progression. We are looking forward to hiring the highly skilled and talented people of Vietnam.”
“I’m delighted that a global company like HCL Technologies will kick start its operations in Vietnam. I am very confident that the kind of world-class platform and exposure this company will be providing to our talented resources through its global delivery centre will help in nurturing and building skills that are very much needed in today’s digital age. Adopting new education model with online platform approach will accelerate upskilling and reskilling training for local resources. More talents to be equipped, more chances for them to work in technology companies all over the world and hence,” said Vice Minister Phan Tam, Ministry of Information and Communications.
Sanh Chau Pham, Ambassador of Vietnam to India said “Vietnam offers a friendly business environment and its rapidly growing IT and physical infrastructure is making it a favorable destination for global multinational companies to setup their global delivery centers here. With the presence of a global IT giant, HCL Technologies, Vietnam’s talented and skilled workforce will get an opportunity and exposure to work with global clients. I am very hopeful that HCL will be able to create employment opportunities within the region and for the people of the country. We are excited to welcome the company and are hopeful that Vietnam will emerge as IT destination for more companies.” HCL Technologies
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