US-based Sutherland Global Services group is expected to open 3,000 new jobs in Bulgaria over the next three years, the Economy Ministry in Sofia has announced citing the group’s Chief Commercial Officer K. S. Kumar.
Sutherland Global Services is seeing Bulgaria as a servicing centre for its European customers and plans to invest about 10 million euros into the expansion of its Bulgarian unit, it emerged after a meeting between K. S. Kumar and the country’s Economy Minister Bozhidar Lukarski in Sofia in Friday.
Sutherland Global Services, is studying new locations to expand its future operations in Bulgaria and is seeking opportunities for collaboration with Bulgarian universities.
K.S. Kumar said that the company aims to create centers of excellence in Bulgarian universities to train qualified experts in high-tech business processes, the Economy Ministry said in a press release.
At the meeting with K.S. Kumar, the Bulgarian government presented the business opportunities offered by Sofia Tech Park as a center for innovation and new technologies in which joint projects can be implemented by highly qualified employees.