January 13, 2011
Capgemini, a consulting and information technology company headquartered in Paris, has announced that it will establish a delivery center in the U.S. market to support its clients by opening an office in Charlotte, NC.
The U.S. subsidiary of Capgemini Group, which provides consulting and technology services to a range of industries and firms, plans to invest $4.2 million to open a Charlotte office and hire 550 employees over the next three years. In Charlotte, it will concentrate on banking, insurance and capital-markets clients, signaling the sweeping trend among companies to outsource work whenever possible.
Capgemini has more than 100,000 people in 35 countries providing technology and consulting services to clients in industry sectors that include manufacturing and retail distribution, public sector, energy and utilities, telecommunications, media and entertainment and financial services.
In financial services, Capgemini has a network of 17,000 professionals around the world dedicated to developing and delivering business and IT solutions and financial services industry-based thought leadership, which creates tangible value for more than 900 leading banks, insurers and capital market companies worldwide. The company leverages its talent from locations around the world through a delivery model called Rightshore®, and they work as one team to create and deliver optimum solutions for clients.
While individual wages for the 550 jobs will vary by job function, the overall average for the new jobs will be $62,396 a year, not including benefits. The Mecklenburg County average annual wage is $48,776.