HCL Technologies stated that they will employ 1,000 technology professionals who specialize in the fields of cybersecurity, digital transformation, artificial intelligence and cloud in the UK.
According to HCL Technologies, they are employing such professionals in order to support its users in United Kingdom as well as around the world.
Furthermore, the professionals will be employed by the company for their offices in London, Manchester and Greater London.
HCL Technologies has been operating in the United Kingdom since 1997, and their UK operation hires more than 3,500 people from different regions while supporting over 50 users.
According to Chief Executive Officer of HCL Technologies C Vijayakumar, ”The UK has played a key role in HCL’s growth and success journey for more than two decades. It is home to some of our most prestigious clients and is a hotbed of IT talent. By creating new local jobs in the region, we want to reaffirm our commitment to catalyzing innovation and building competitive digital talent pools in the region.”
Similar to HCL Technologies, other IT companies have also come out with similar statements before the virtual meeting between UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fellow Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi this month.
One of them is Infosys, which is planning to employ 1,000 people in the UK over the course of the next 3 years, including professionals in the field of the digital space, data and analytics, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, enterprise services and open-source technologies.
On the other hand, Wipro has come with an announcement saying that an Innovation Center in Holborn is planning on being established in the upcoming 4 years, along with an investment of GBP 16 million.