WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services, today announced the opening of its new delivery center located in Columbia, South Carolina, the company’s first in North America. The center, with a capacity of 300 seats, is expected to provide WNS’s U.S.-based clients with high-value, onshore services and solutions including finance and accounting, research and analytics and industry-specific offerings.
“The opening of our first delivery center in North America is a significant milestone for WNS,” said Keshav Murugesh, Group CEO, WNS. “Increasing our global delivery footprint is critical to providing our clients with the proper combination of onshore, near-shore and offshore capabilities. This new center will enable us to partner more closely with our U.S.-based clients and offer services that are strategic and higher-end in nature. It will also allow WNS to further enhance our customized approach to solutions which provide our clients with the optimal mix of services, talent, location and technology.”
“WNS’s decision to launch its first U.S. delivery center in our state signifies a big win for the State of South Carolina,” said Nikki Haley, The Governor of South Carolina. “We are thrilled that WNS has selected our state for their first U.S.-based delivery facility, and celebrate the investments and the new jobs WNS will create through this center. By providing a business-friendly environment and keeping the costs of doing business low, our state has great opportunities to attract major job-creating investments like this one.”
Murugesh added, “This new center is the culmination of months of analysis and discussion. The deep and talented labor pool, favorable business climate and desirable office location make Columbia, South Carolina, an ideal choice for our initial U.S. delivery location. We already have interest from both existing and prospective clients in this new center, and expect to begin hiring and finalizing new contracts in the coming months.”