Infosys announced that it would be creating 500 jobs in Calgary over the next three years, doubling its workforce in Canada to 4,000 employees by 2023.
This expansion was announced by Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi, along with Ravi Kumar, President, Infosys, Mary Moran, President and CEO of Calgary Economic Development and David Knight Legg, CEO Invest Alberta Corporation.
“Calgary is a natural next step as part of our Canadian expansion and represents a significant and promising market for Infosys,” said Ravi Kumar, president of Infosys.
Infosys has created 2,000 jobs across Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa, and Montreal within the last two years.
The Calgary expansion will enable Infosys to scale work with clients in Western Canada, Pacific North West, and the Central United States across various industries, including natural resources, energy, media, retail, and communications.
The company will hire tech talent from 14 educational institutions across the country, including the University of Calgary, University of Alberta, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, University of British Columbia, University of Toronto, and Waterloo. Infosys plans to build a strong pipeline to expand the skills needed to accelerate digital transformation.
Infosys has recently been recognized as a Best Place to Work in Canada – Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award. Additionally, the company has been certified Global Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute – the regions covered include all of North America, APAC, and Europe.