HCL builds for the future with IKEA
Sweden. Germany, 8th July, 2011 – HCL Technologies Ltd. (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, has announced that it has been selected to provide application management services to IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishing retailer.
Sanjeev Nikore, Senior Corporate Vice President and President, Consumer and Manufacturing Services atHCL, said “HCL has been a supplier to IKEA since 2006. Throughout the process we demonstrated our commitment to IKEA, its employees and business users. This deal will further strengthen our retail and consumer practice worldwide.”
Liselotte Engstam, head of HCL in Nordics, said, “I am very happy with this outcome. Being selected by a premium brand like IKEA will not only give HCL the deserved visibility but also a necessary platform to expand further in Nordics.”
Headquartered in India, HCLTechnologies is one of the fastest growing IT service providers in the world, with an annual revenue of $3.3 Bn with over 73,000 employees worldwide. Known for its employee centricity and focus on innovation, the news is confirmation of HCL’s continued commitment to growing its presence and reach in Continental Europe as well as in Retail sector.
Of the three IT suppliers chosen by IKEA,HCLis interestingly the only one of Indian origin and continues to focus on Nordics markets in a structured fashion.
Liselotte added, “HCL has consistently proven its ability to deliver true value to its customers based on its market strengths and technology leadership. Our market opportunity is vast, especially in Continental Europe and we are confident that we will continue to grow exponentially moving forward.
“We not only want to be a leading IT supplier in Nordics, we also want to be a highly regarded employer. Leveraging the high-skilled workforce and the innovation potential of Nordics remains a corporate priority for HCL.”
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HCLis a $5.9 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise comprising two companies listed in India- HCLTechnologies and HCL Infosystems. Founded in 1976, HCLis one of India's original IT garage start-ups. A pioneer of modern computing, HCLis a global transformational enterprise today. Its range of offerings includes product engineering, custom & package applications, BPO, IT infrastructure services, IT hardware, systems integration, and distribution of information and communications technology (ICT) products across a wide range of focused industry verticals. The HCLteam consists of over 80,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 31 countries including over 500 points of presence in India. HCLhas partnerships with several leading global 1000 firms, including leading IT and technology firms. For more information, please visit www.hcl.com
HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company, working with clients in the areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses. Since its inception into the global landscape after its IPO in 1999, HCL focuses on ‘transformational outsourcing’, underlined by innovation and value creation, and offers integrated portfolio of services including software-led IT solutions, remote infrastructure management, engineering and R&D services and BPO. HCL leverages its extensive global offshore infrastructure and network of offices in 26 countries to provide holistic, multi-service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Consumer Services, Public Services and Healthcare. HCL takes pride in its philosophy of ‘Employee First’ which empowers our 73,420 transformers to create a real value for the customers. HCL Technologies, along with its subsidiaries, had consolidated revenues of US$ 3.3 billion (Rs. 15,160 crores), as on 31 March 2011 (on LTM basis). For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com.