Getronics Adding 500 Jobs, New Global Service Center in Greenville
Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
Getronics, which specializes in improving customer business performance by implementing end-to-end information and communication technology solutions, is establishing its Global Service Center in Greenville County. The $1.6 million investment is creating an additional 500 jobs.
“Our new Global Service Center is a big deal for us because it represents a significant investment in our people, in our customers and in our Greenville community,” said Getronics Chairman and Group CEO Nana Baffour. “We are excited because we have been able to greatly expand both our workforce and operations in Greenville. Our new state-of-the-art facilities will support not only our associates, but greatly enhance our ability to support Getronics clients throughout North America and the rest of the world.”
“For many years Greenville has been both a wonderful community for us, and home to our associates. All of us share the excitement for the commitment being made here that Greenville will continue to be our home and community for years to come.”
With nearly 9,000 employees in 23 countries across Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America, Getronics provides business transformation expertise in Managed Workspace, Applications, Industry-specific Software Solutions, Multi-Cloud Management, Unified Communications and Security Services.
“Getronics is a world-class company, and it speaks volumes that they decided to locate this high-tech operation right here in South Carolina. This announcement serves as another testament to South Carolina’s strong business climate,” added South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster.
Getronics is a leading member in the Global Workspace Alliance, a unique model that provides customers with consistent information technology services in 110 countries, with one single point of contact and billing entity.
“Getronics establishing its Global Service Center further proves South Carolina is ‘Just right’ for business,” noted Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt. “We congratulate Getronics and the entire Upstate community on today’s announcement.”
"We are excited about Getronics' decision to locate its Global Service Center and operations in Greenville County. It demonstrates the significant progress made in developing platforms for technological advancement and the growing supply of exceptional talent in the Greenville area,” stated Greenville County Council Chairman and Board Member of the Greenville Area Development Corporation H.G. "Butch" Kirven. “We celebrate this very significant expansion by a highly valued member of Greenville County's business community."
Getronics also operates its retail software services group in Greenville County at 510 Airport Road, Suite E. The retail software services group will continue operating out of this facility.
"Getronics is renowned for connecting possibilities and delighting its customers, and their outstanding service delivery and community commitment is widely recognized,” said City of Greenville Mayor Knox White. “We welcome Getronics’ new and expanded Global Service Center presence to the City of Greenville with open arms."