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Usain Bolt Gets Set to Take his Mark in Jamaica’s BPO Race

World record holder Usain Bolt is getting set to invest in BPO, with the retired Olympic medalist working with US provider Startek to develop a new center in Jamaica.

Bolt’s new BPO facility will reportedly house around 1,200 employees, and will be located at 78 Half Way Tree Road in Kingston, according to local sources. It is not yet clear when the building is slated for construction.

James Kavanagh, Startek’s Engagement Center Director, is working closely with the legendary track runner to get the project off the ground. While there is still paperwork to be signed, Bolt apparently already owns the property where the new call center will be built.

Perhaps we’ll see him at the country’s first independent conference Outsource2Jamaica next month.

Matt Kendall

During his 2+ years as Chief Editor at Nearshore Americas, Matt Kendall operated at the heart of both the Nearshore BPO and IT services industries, reporting on the most impactful stories and trends in the sector.

1 comment

  • This is very good for our country and the economy. Providing well needed jobs. I would love to be considered for a position in customer service. I’m a retired Civil Servant and loves interacting and serving persons.