To double headcount to 2500 by 2015; robust growth driven by Hi-tech, Healthcare and Retail sectors. Close to acquiring several new customers in Bangalore primarily with the captive centers, also considering an acquisition in the near future.
TechnoparkToday.com(March, 2014): UST Global, an information technology solutions and services company for Global 1000 enterprises, today announced the expansion of its facility in Bangalore. It has invested in increasing the capacity and infrastructure of the center to bolster service delivery to its global customers as well as the customers in India, including captive centers of large multi-national companies. UST Global has plans to nearly double its headcount in Bangalore to 2500 by 2015.
UST Global 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.
Sudhansu Panigrahi, Center Head for UST Global in Bangalore who is anchoring this growth said, “Most MNCs have their Global In-house Centers (GIC) in Bangalore and several of these large GICs leverage UST capabilities across industries. The Bangalore center 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.”
“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 Sunil Balakrishnan, Global Head for Development Center Operations at UST Global.
UST Global prides itself in solving real business problems through a client-centric approach. Headquartered in California, it currently has more than 8,500 employees in India, spread across centers Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Bangalore, Chennai and Gurgaon