Salesforce to increase number of employees to 10,000 in India

Salesforce India will increase the number of employees in the country to 10,000 by January next year from 7,500-plus currently, PTI reports.
Salesforce for businessSalesforce India chairperson and CEO Arundhati Bhattacharya said the focus areas for Salesforce in India are banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), manufacturing, services and social services.

“We are (Salesforce India’s headcount) at about 7,500 plus. We are expecting that we will end FY23, which for us ends in January of 2023. We expect to be in the range of 10,000,” Arundhati Bhattacharya said.

Currently, cloud-based services provider Salesforce has offices in six Indian cities of Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune, Gurugram and Jaipur.

Salesforce increased its headcount significantly in India during the pandemic to 7,500 from 2,500 in April 2020.