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HCL awarded ‘The Key to the Heart of Gothenburg’

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Gothenburg, Sweden; Noida, India; December 15, 2017 HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services company, has announced that it is the proud winner of “The Key to the Heart of Gothenburg” award. HCL received this outstanding recognition from Gothenburg City in Sweden, for being one of the most important international businesses established in 2016/2017. This recognition comes after HCL announced significant investments in the region during the year. This includes the launch of its new delivery centre in central Gothenburg, which enables HCL to expand its Global Shared Services and Mainframe capabilities through centres of excellence, providing customers with high-quality, industrialized mainframe, open systems and digital services.

Pankaj Tagra, Senior Vice President and Head of Nordics at HCL Technologies, said “The award highlights the pivotal role that Gothenburg plays in HCL’s growth journey, both in the Nordics and in Europe.  The company’s Gothenburg based operations is a key hub, which supports this growth by enabling us to get closer to many of our customers and prospects.”

In February 2016, HCL acquired Volvo’s external IT business, which is based in Gothenburg; since then, the company has continued to focus on the region by successfully integrating Volvo IT into HCL. Today, HCL is amongst the top IT services vendors in Sweden and in the Nordics.

Erik-Wilhelm Graef Behm, Area & Investment Manager ICT, Business Region Göteborg, said "For the industry in Gothenburg to prosper, it is extremely important that we have the leading innovative suppliers and partners. Therefore, attracting top international companies to Gothenburg is an essential part of how we at Business Region Göteborg can contribute to the region’s development. We are therefore very pleased with HCL’s growing presence in Gothenburg.”

During 2017, HCL’s clients in the Nordics have posted all-time high satisfaction ratings as noted by IDC. This accomplishment is especially impressive in light of recent large client wins, which typically result in complex transitions.  

This prestigious award recognition further strengthens HCL’s presence in Europe, where it has 10,000 people and serves over 200 European clients.

About HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies (HCL) is a leading global IT services company that helps global enterprises re–imagine and transform their businesses through Digital technology transformation. HCL operates out of 32 countries and has consolidated revenues of US$ 7.4 billion, for 12 Months ended 30th September, 2017. HCL focuses on providing an integrated portfolio of services underlined by its Mode 1–2–3 growth strategy. Mode 1 encompasses the core services in the areas of Applications, Infrastructure, BPO and Engineering & R&D services, leveraging DRYiCETM Autonomics to transform clients' business and IT landscape, making them 'lean' and 'agile'. Mode 2 focuses on experience–centric and outcome–oriented integrated offerings of Digital & Analytics, IoT WoRKS™, Cloud Native Services and Cybersecurity & GRC services to drive business outcomes and enable enterprise digitalization. Mode 3 strategy is ecosystem–driven, creating innovative IP–partnerships to build products and platforms business.

HCL leverages its global network of integrated co-innovation labs and global delivery capabilities to provide holistic multi–service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Media, Publishing, Entertainment, Retail & CPG, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Oil & Gas, Energy & Utilities, Travel, Transportation & Logistics and Government. With 119,040 professionals from diverse nationalities, HCL focuses on creating real value for customers by taking 'Relationships Beyond the Contract'. For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com

Forward–looking Statements

Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. All statements, other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the statements containing the words 'planned', 'expects', 'believes’,’ strategy', 'opportunity', 'anticipates', 'hopes' or other similar words. The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding impact of pending regulatory proceedings, fluctuations in earnings, our ability to manage growth, intense competition in IT services, business process outsourcing and consulting services including those factors which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in India, customer acceptances of our services, products and fee structures, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, our ability to integrate acquired assets in a cost-effective and timely manner, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-timeframe contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks, our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, the success of our brand development efforts, liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies /entities in which we have made strategic investments, withdrawal of governmental fiscal incentives, political instability, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside India, and unauthorized use of our intellectual property, other risks, uncertainties and general economic conditions affecting our industry. There can be no assurance that the forward-looking statements made herein will prove to be accurate, and issuance of such forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation by the Company, or any other person, that the objective and plans of the Company will be achieved. All forward-looking statements made herein are based on information presently available to the Management of the Company and the Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company.

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