objective of building internal IT capabilities and offering Volkswagen Group brands across
geographies a centralised IT delivery
and support location, Volkswagen recently set up
Volkswagen IT Services India Private
Limited at Hinjewadi in Pune. The latest move will help Volkswagen further
strengthen its presence in the country as India will now also serve as the IT
backend for all brands from the German automotive giant, across geography.
Inaugurated by Dr. Martin
Hofmann, Volkswagen AG Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Dr.
Uwe Matulovic, Head of the
Management Board of Volkswagen
Group IT Services GmbH, the new entity will
enable the aforementioned brands to take advantage of the talent pool of
IT experts. The workforce will be operating from Pune to collaborate with
different IT organizations of the Volkswagen Group in Germany and work on future
related projects and drive innovations.
At present, Volkswagen IT
Services India Private Limited employs 300 personnel with expertise in areas like
JAVA, Microsoft Technologies,
Business Intelligence, SAP, ServiceNow,
Mobility & Testing. This team of tech experts will be focused on providing
end to end IT software development and
support the roll out of IT solutions across different brands. Additionally, the
team will also work on helping brands
take advantage of technologies like Cloud Foundry and Social Media Analytics. Over the next few months, the company aims to
increase its employee headcount by another 150 tech professionals.
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