SICREDI, one of Brazil's leading credit unions, has engaged Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to provide information technology (IT) support and systems development services under a strategic outsourcing contract.
"This engagement closely aligns with our business and IT strategy and follows current market trends of hiring specialized services providers such as Accenture to offer and manage IT solutions," said Denílson Mascarenhas, SICREDI IT executive director. "This decision will lead us to a new level of technology, helping us to increase our results and support in the development of new business, products and services for the credit unions integrated or affiliated with our systems."
"We've worked with SICREDI to understand and address their technology in order to support their growth," said Roger Ingold, Accenture's managing director for Brazil. "As one of the main credit unions in the country, SICREDI is positioning itself for new competitive advantages and unprecedented scalability for future growth."