RABAT, Morocco and NOIDA, India, July 25, 2023: HCLTech, a leading global technology company, today announced the launch of its Global Delivery Center (GDC) in Rabat, Morocco.
The GDC is HCLTech’s first facility in Morocco and is part of the company’s nearshore strategy to serve global enterprises. It will deliver transformation projects to clients across HCLTech’s portfolio themes of digital, engineering, cloud, AI and software. Today’s launch further strengthens HCLTech’s global network of nearshore locations that have over 23,000 employees working on exciting digital transformation projects for some of the world’s biggest companies.
The launch follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between HCLTech and the Government of Morocco in 2022 to invest in the country’s technology sector. Access to a skilled talent pool and the prime geographic location make Morocco an ideal nearshore location for HCLTech.
Roshni Nadar Malhotra, Chairperson, HCLTech inaugurated the center along with Her Excellency Dr. Ghita Mezzour, Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of Digital Transition and Administration Reform. Also present were His Excellency Mr. Mohcine Jazouli, Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of Investment, Convergence and the Evaluation of Public Policies; His Excellency Mr. Rajesh Vaishnaw, Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Morocco and other dignitaries from the Moroccan government, industry and academia.
The investment from HCLTech will nurture the local technology ecosystem in Morocco. The company aims to create partnerships with local universities and institutions to skill young talent in STEM and enable early career pathways in the fast-growing technology sector. People working with HCLTech will also have access to growth and learning opportunities working with its diverse global workforce spread over 60 countries.
“I am thrilled to witness the official opening of HCLTech’ s center in Morocco. This milestone marks a pivotal moment in our country's digital journey, forging a strategic partnership with a global technology leader like HCLTech. The establishment of this center signifies our commitment to fostering innovation, promoting digital empowerment and creating a thriving ecosystem for the tech industry in Morocco. Together with HCLTech, we will work together to unlock new horizons of growth, harnessing the power of digital transformation to drive progress, prosperity and inclusivity,” said Her Excellency Dr. Ghita Mezzour, Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of Digital Transition and Administration Reform.
“We welcome HCLTech in Morocco, firmly believing that their presence will remarkably boost the growth in the IT and outsourcing sector, offering abundant prospects for our talented youth. This strategic investment from HCLTech further solidifies the deep-rooted trade and cultural ties between India and Morocco," said His Excellency Mr. Mohcine Jazouli, Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of Investment, Convergence and the Evaluation of Public Policies.
“We are delighted to commence our operations in Morocco to deliver digital transformation projects to our clients. At HCLTech, we bring the best of technology and our people to supercharge progress: for our clients, our people, communities and the planet. We look forward to investing and scaling our presence in Morocco and contribute to the local technology ecosystem and communities,” said Apparao VV, Chief Delivery Officer, HCLTech.
HCLTech is certified as a Global Top Employer with regional Top Employer certifications in 25 countries and ranks No. 1 in 18 of these countries.
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