HCL Tech expands its presence in Sri Lanka, opens a new facility at ‘The Offices’ in Cinnamon Life

HCL Technologies (HCL) has opened its new facility at the state-of-the-art Cinnamon Life complex. HCL continues to expand and grow in Sri Lanka and this new facility will be its largest in the country, accommodating 4,000 employees.

HCL entered Sri Lanka in 2020 with the aim to make it a global technology and IT services delivery hub for some of the largest corporations in the world. In continuation with its commitment to build first class capabilities and create local employment, HCL intends to occupy 80% of Cinnamon Life, a project by John Keels, with plans of taking up 10 floors now and 10 floors at a later stage. The architectural design and world class interiors of HCL’s new development center has been delivered by Tikri Bibile Associates (TBA), supported by WIDAC Commercial Interiors Pvt Ltd and Leema Associates.

From this new development HCL will provide IT services to global clients in the areas of digital applications and system integration services, product development and support, and infrastructure management services including digital workplace solutions.

“Sri Lanka is one of HCL’s key global delivery hubs and we are very excited to continue expanding our operations in the country with the opening of our new office here,” said Prateek Aggarwal, Chief Financial Officer, HCL Technologies.

“As a nation, we are thankful for the opportunities HCL continues to offer our youth and make them global IT professionals,” said Basil Rajapaksa, Honorable Finance Minister of Sri Lanka. “The company’s commitment and growth drive in Sri Lanka are also reflective of the long-term business resilience of Colombo’s ascent as a commercial hub in South Asia. I take this opportunity to congratulate the management of HCL Technologies and extend my very best wishes.”

In Sri Lanka, HCL Technologies recently surpassed a milestone of recruiting more than 1,000 local employees, including recent graduates and seasoned industry professionals.

On Sensex, HCL Tech closed at Rs1124.95 higher by 0.5%.

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( With inputs from indiainfoline)