EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

HCL Technologies

Company/Organisation:
HCL Technologies

Geographic Location

Country: Poland
Region: Miasto Krakow; Malopolskie; Poludniowy
Location of affected unit(s): Kraków

Company

Sector: Information / communication
IT and other information services
62 - Computer programming, consultancy and related activities
Group: HCL

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 04-06-2007
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 02-07-2007
Planned Job Creation: 1000

Additional Information

HCL Technologies of India plan to open an information technology centre in Krakow, initially employing 150 persons and eventually increasing the headcount to approximately 1,000 employees. The company already operate a similar facility in Ireland, employing 1,600 at that site. Currently, HCL Technologies maintain a two-person office in Krakow. Its corporate parent, HCL, has 45,000 employees in 17 countries. According to information as of June 2007, the centre will start to operate in July 2007 and will employ 250 by the end of 2007.