PGMA opens BPO firm's Taguig office
Manila (2 February) -- President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo will inaugurate the UST Global delivery center in Taguig City today, February 2, 2010.
UST Global is a leading provider of end-to end IT (Information Technology) and BPO (business process outsourcing) services and solutions for the Global 1000 market.
The opening of the new office in Manila reflects the growing demand for the company's outsourcing services and strengthens the Philippines' presence as UST's second largest location outside the United States, after India.
UST statement said it has invested in the Philippines to take advantage of the country's highly skilled IT workforce.
The Southern California company has hired 1,000 new recruits. It hopes to expand the headcount to over 5,000 over the next few years.
Operating in 14 countries, the company has grown to over 6,000 associates worldwide.
In the morning, the President will visit the Jose Rizal University in Mandaluyong City as part of her campus tour aimed at calling on the youth to help ensure a clean, fair and peaceful elections in May.
At the same time, the President wants to enjoin the youth to develop a culture of non-violence. (PIA-MMIO) [top]