London, UK — January 14, 2014 – SoftServe, a leading global outsourced product and application development company today announced the opening of its London office and expansion across Western Europe as part of the company’s continued global growth strategy. The new locations in Europe include Hamburg, Germany, and Amsterdam, Netherlands. This expanded global presence will enable SoftServe to deliver the highest quality service and support to customers throughout Europe. During 2013, new offices were opened in Kyiv and Kharkiv, Ukraine, as well as a state-of-the-art UI/UX Center of Excellence in Austin, Texas.
“By 2015, about 900,000 information and communications technology vacancies may go unfilled in the European Union, according to the recent report on the digital economy by the European Commission,” said Alan Harlan, CEO, SoftServe. “That is where outsourcing comes in as a smart and cost-effective solution. SoftServe’s new facilities allow us to offer best-in-class product and application solutions and work closely with our European clients to deliver valuable services that will empower their businesses to reach new heights of success”.
“According to a forecast by Forrester Research, the European ICT market is expected to grow 3.9% in 2014, while advanced mobile, analytics and cloud technology continue to rise in demand for European companies,” said Juan Turruellas, EVP Worldwide Sales and Marketing, SoftServe. “We continue our global expansion in order to ensure that SoftServe can provide the most robust product and application development to organizations that need them. Our new London office and European professional team reaffirms our dedication to delivering best-in-class solutions to our customers and partners in the region”.
To drive growth in Western Europe and support existing customers in the region, SoftServe has appointed a number of key personnel, all of whom bring with them a wealth of experience in the technology industry. These include Glen Wilson as Director of Business Development UK, Jorge Zuidema as Director of Business Development Benelux, Walter Ortmuller as Regional Vice President Business Development, Eugene Borukhovich as VP Healthcare, European Markets, and Sarah Hoyle as Director of Marketing, Europe.
About SoftServe Inc.
SoftServe, founded in 1993, is a leading global outsourced product and application development company dedicated to empowering businesses worldwide by providing end-to-end capabilities from product concept to completion. We leverage our Abiliton™ best practice framework for software development optimization, ensuring predictable, repeatable results, faster time to market and highest-quality applications. SoftServe delivers proactive solutions in the areas of SaaS/Cloud, Mobility, BI/Analytics and UI/UX for industries including Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing, Logistics, and Infrastructure & Systems. SoftServe is a rapidly growing global company with over 3,000 professionals and offices in North America, Western Europe, Russia and Ukraine. More information can be found at http://www.softserveinc.com/.