Company expanding operations in Tampa with the addition of 14,000 square feet of office space
STAMFORD, Conn. and Tampa, Fla. April 26, 2023 – Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), a global shipping and mailing company that provides technology, logistics, and financial services, today announced plans to open a new Global Business Services Center in Tampa, Florida. The new office is 14,000 square feet, located in the Westshore District, with the capacity to house more than 100 staff. Employees from the Company’s Global Shared Services teams, which includes Finance and a Center of Excellence for the Financial Services business, will occupy the office.
For more than a century, Pitney Bowes has helped small businesses up to large enterprises with products and services that take the complexity out of sending mail and parcels. In addition, the Company has a financial services organization that provides financing to small- and medium-sized businesses.
“Our new Global Business Services Center will provide our 600 thousand clients with world class service,” said Ana Chadwick, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Pitney Bowes. “As one of the fastest-growing markets in the U.S. we are eager to expand our operations in Tampa and look forward to tapping into the emerging talent from local universities and colleges.”
“I’m excited for the opportunity to leverage our new Global Services Center in Tampa as the home for our new Global Financial Services Center of Excellence,” said Christopher Johnson, Senior Vice President Global Financial Services, Pitney Bowes. “This is an important next step in our journey to create a world class Financial Services organization. Growing our footprint in Tampa helps set us up for long-term success in a competitive Financial Services marketplace.”
“We’re excited to welcome another global brand name to our thriving business community,” said Ken Hagan, chair of the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners. “We thank Pitney Bowes for choosing Hillsborough County for this investment and bringing new high-quality jobs for our local residents.”
“We are thrilled that Pitney Bowes has chosen Tampa for this substantial center,” said Mayor Jane Castor, City of Tampa. “Tampa is no longer the best kept secret. Our city is one of the hottest destinations in the country right now, attracting talent and companies alike that want to be part of our vibrant and growing community.”
“Our strong talent pool and favorable business climate are helping us grow Tampa and Hillsborough County into a top global business destination,” said Angel Gonzalez, chair of the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council, and regional president of SouthState Bank. “Some of the world’s largest financial and professional services firms have found continued success here, and we’re delighted to now count Pitney Bowes among that impressive list. We look forward to continuing to assist Pitney Bowes as it builds this global business services center and team in Tampa.”
Pitney Bowes has been recognized by many publications as a top employer with several consecutive accolades from Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index, Forbes America’s Best Large Employers, and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index.
For more information on job opportunities in the Pitney Bowes Tampa office, visit the Company’s career page.
About Pitney Bowes
Pitney Bowes (NYSE: PBI) is a global shipping and mailing company that provides technology, logistics, and financial services to more than 90 percent of the Fortune 500. Small business, retail, enterprise, and government clients around the world rely on Pitney Bowes to remove the complexity of sending mail and parcels. For the latest news, corporate announcements and financial results visit https://www.pitneybowes.com/us/newsroom.html. For additional information visit Pitney Bowes at www.pitneybowes.com.
About the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council
The Tampa Bay Economic Development Council is the lead designated economic development agency for Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace. Established in 2009 as a partnership between the public sector and private corporate investors, the EDC works to advance a diversified local economy that is beneficial to all by attracting, expanding and retaining quality employers, a talented workforce and investment, focusing within targeted industry sectors, including Corporate Headquarters, Financial and Professional Services, Information Technology, Life Science and Health Care, Defense and Security, Distribution and Logistics, and Manufacturing. The EDC exists because of the generous support of more than 100 corporations, Hillsborough County, and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace.
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