The ceremony also marked the first public unveiling of the new building's renderings, which when completed will be one of the most unique structures in Central Indiana. The center will employ a distinct architectural style consistent with the company's European heritage.
"As a key piece of our North American Headquarters, the new Learning and Development Center will serve as a hub and gateway for worldwide operations," said Phillips. "We felt that it was important for the building to reflect our global influence, right here in Indianapolis."
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