Software engineering services vendor GlobalLogic is gearing up to expand operations in Mexico.
The California-based firm will begin operations in the first week of October this year, reported BNAmericas without confirming whether GlobalLogic would unveil a delivery center in the country.
“We have our legal entity in Mexico and we’re making the formal launch the week of October 3,” Juan Bello, GlobalLogic’s VP and Head for Latin America told the news outlet.
The software developer, which runs offices in Chile as well as Argentina, hopes to capitalize on the growing demand for technology services in Mexico’s automotive industry.
Bello said GlobalLogic wants to launch innovation centers in most major Latin American countries for automotive sectors.
The IT firm will start off with just three workers, but aims to increase its headcount to around 12 by the end of this year. Most Mexican employees will handle managerial roles rather than technology jobs.
GlobalLogic was founded in 2000 by four Indian Americans: Rahul Garg, Sanjay Singh, Manoj Agarwala and Tarun Upadhyay. In April 2021, it was acquired by Japanese industrial conglomerate Hitachi for US$9.6 billion. The large majority of GlobalLogic’s employees are located in India.
Hitachi is reportedly pumping a huge sum of money into GlobalLogic, pushing for a global expansion of the tech vendor’s operations.