UST Global to grow in Bangalore, doubling headcount
Bangalore, March 18, 2014: Indian talent fuelled global IT solutions and services company, UST Global, is to expand its facility in Bangalore, to bolster service delivery to its global customers as well as the customers in India, including captive centers of large multi-national companies in the process doubling its headcount in Bangalore to 2500 by 2015..
The company started its operations in the city two years back with 600 employees. Today, the center has more than 1200 employees, who have been supporting services in Application Development, Support & Maintenance, Testing, Validation & Verification and Analytics area to major customers in retail, healthcare and hi-tech (semiconductor and engineering) verticals.
Says Sudhansu Panigrahi, Centre Head for UST Global in Bangalore:“Most MNCs have their Global In-house Centers (GIC) in Bangalore and several of these large GICs leverage UST capabilities across industries. The Bangalore centre has seen particular success with close to 14 clients in the semiconductor, healthcare and retail verticals. We intend to continue to leverage our expertise in these fields and also acquire new customers primarily with captive centers in the region.”
Adds Sunil Balakrishnan, UST's Global Head for Development Centre Operations: “Bangalore is also a strategic location for all our other Indian customers. Our facility here has helped us remain in close proximity with customers and allowed us to tap into an extremely skilled talent pool, while also strengthening our brand presence,” added
Headquartered in California, UST Global has more than 8,500 employees in India, spread across centers Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Bangalore, Chennai and Gurgaon