Cognizant, known as the leading provider of information technology, today expanded its reach in Malaysian waters with the opening of a new delivery centre in Cyberjaya,Kuala Lumpur. The centre was launched by Dato’ Ng Wan Peng, Chief Operating Officer, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC).
The new centre will enhance Cognizant’s existing operations in Malaysia and accommodate more than 100 professionals. It will enable Cognizant’s global, regional and local clients to leverage the technical and business capabilities available in the region, while delivering deep local insights and time zone advantages to the company’s growing roster of customers in Asia.
Dato’ Yasmin Mahmood, Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) said: “We are impressed by the way Cognizant has grown in Malaysia and enriched the country’s IT credentials in the global marketplace. Cognizant’s expanded presence in Malaysia will not only create high-quality jobs and enhance the country’s human capital, but also help the business and technology services sector to increase its competitiveness that will define newer benchmarks based on the company’s vast global experience. We wish Cognizant much success ahead with this investment and we look forward to the benefits of its industry-leading growth to the country.”
While Jayajyoti Sengupta, Vice President and APAC Head, Cognizant, commented on the move: “We are pleased with our experience in Malaysia. Our expansion in Malaysia underscores our confidence in the country’s talent pool and its ability to help our clients drive not just operational efficiencies, but also digital transformation for the needs of tomorrow. Our operations in Malaysia form an important part of our integrated global delivery capabilities and the new centre marks an important milestone in our mission to leverage the best talent globally. With the support of a great talent pool and business environment in Malaysia, we look forward to growing our operations here to deliver significant time-to-market, cost, and transformational value to clients through a broader array of digital, consulting and business process capabilities.”