TAMPA, FL – Tuesday, March 18, 2014 – Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH), a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services, announced today that the company is expanding its delivery and operations footprint in Tampa with the opening of a new facility.
Cognizant has a strong economic footprint in the state with a total workforce of nearly 1,000 in Florida providing services to some of the state’s largest companies in industries such as healthcare and telecommunications. The new state-of-the-art facility, located at 10401 Highland Manor Drive, Tampa can house 500 professionals. The company sees the opportunity to increase its workforce in Florida by at least 500 over the next three years.
“We are delighted to be joined by Congresswoman Castor, who serves as a real champion for job creation in the area,” said Gordon Coburn, President, Cognizant. “We look forward to working with the community in facilitating high-skilled careers for Tampa residents and contributing to the state’s economic growth while continuing to help our clients build stronger businesses.”
“Cognizant is on the move and an important part of economic and job growth in Tampa,” said Congresswoman Castor, who attended the event and participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony with employees and company leadership. “This company is helping businesses grow by bringing the latest technologies to its clients,” she added.
Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world’s leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 50 delivery centers worldwide and approximately 171,400 employees as of December 31, 2013, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at www.cognizant.com or follow us on Twitter: @Cognizant.