Patni opens Emea headquarters

Source: Patni Computer Systems

Patni Computer Systems (BSE: PATNI COMPUT, NSE: PATNI, NYSE: PTI), a leading global IT and BPO services provider, today opened its new Emea headquarters, based at Heathrow in London.

The investment in a new regional headquarters with dedicated operational facilities enables Patni to place an increased focus on helping businesses across Europe and the Middle East to achieve both operational efficiencies and continue to innovate in new products and services.

The new headquarters will be a home to the company's UK employees and support Patni's centres across Europe and the Middle East, including Germany, Finland, Sweden and The Netherlands. The Patni Building is is spread over nearly 14,000 sq ft and hosts a dedicated delivery centre together with business development and administrative functions. With 15 years' experience servicing clients in this region, the building will provide a new facility for Patni to serve its extensive customer base through its industry-focused practices, which includes insurance, financial services, manufacturing, life sciences, telecommunications and media & entertainment, as well as its technology-focused practices.

Company founder and Chairman Narendra Patni said: "For the EMEA region, what differentiates our approach is the blend of a deep understanding of local markets complemented by high quality services provided on-site and offshore. Our investment in the new headquarters sends a clear signal of our commitment to growth in this region."

Patni's Chief Executive Jeya Kumar commented: "Our dual strategy of unlocking cost savings and efficiencies through outsourcing and using our expertise locally to help our customers innovate is ideal. As we continue to invest in the region, our EMEA headquarters provides a strong platform for us to build effective partnerships with our customers."

Patni's Executive Vice-President with responsibility for EMEA, Brian Stones, added: "We have worked to establish a platform for creating the right conditions for providing excellence to our customers in the region. This started with the appointment of the best management team and now it continuues with the opening of a high profile regional headquarters. We believe that Patni is well-placed to help businesses meet their efficiency objectives and that we are well-positioned to help them grow as market conditions improve."

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