International IT product and services company SWORD Group has announced that it plans to open a new information technology centre employing more than 200 in Cwmbran,
According to SWORD, the move aims to counter the trend of outsourcing overseas and will complement the existing SWORD Group global infrastructure, which has 21 offices in 14 countries.
The technology centre will extend the group’s existing operations, with staffing levels expected to grow to over 200 by 2012. The centre will focus on business process outsourcing and associated IT R&D and consulting.
Heath Davies, Chief Operations Officer of the SWORD Group said: ’As a global organisation we could have established a technology centre anywhere in the world. However, there are compelling operational reasons for basing this new centre in
‘Coupled with the operational justification, we still needed to overcome the traditional cost differentiation between a centre here and, say, in
Deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones said: ’I am delighted that SWORD has chosen, with the support of the Assembly Government, to locate their new technology centre here in
‘When an organisation like SWORD decides to locate in