Accenture Launches New Delivery Center in Recife, Brazil

Accenture Press Release: Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has expanded its global delivery capability with the opening of a delivery center in Recife, Brazil. The new center is one of more than 50 centers in Accenture’s Global Delivery Network, including facilities in Sao Paulo Brazil.  Brazil.

The delivery center in Recife will offer information technology outsourcing and systems development for a range of industries, focusing on Java and .NET and it will support both local clients and those outside Brazil.

The Recife delivery center is located in Porto Digital, a world-class information technology and communications development center and over the next two years approximately 300 professionals are expected to be working at the site.

“Our clients are increasingly focused on achieving better business results through the use of technology,” said Roger Ingold, country managing director, Accenture Brazil. “And key to delivering business outcomes and cost efficiencies to clients is our ability to take advantage of educated and skilled talent pools around the world.  Recife, and by extension, Porto Digital, provide high quality professionals supported by an established infrastructure to help us meet the needs of our clients.”

Francis Saboya, CEO of Porto Digital, said, “The arrival of Accenture in Recife is a definitive demonstration of the maturity of Porto Digital and its importance to the Brazilian Information Technology industry. In choosing Porto Digital to set up a new production base, Accenture is attesting to the excellence of the academic and business environment in Recife, contributing to the creation of hundreds of jobs, putting Porto Digital on the map for large global IT operations.”

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The Accenture Global Delivery Network comprises more than 116,000 professionals at more than 50 delivery centers and other Accenture and client locations worldwide.  By applying a systematic approach to creating and capturing proven, repeatable processes, methodologies, tools and architectures, professionals in the Global Delivery Network enable Accenture client teams to deliver customized services and solutions in less time than would be required to develop them independently.