NORTHBROOK, Ill., December 12, 2012 - With its new employees present, the Allstate Solutions Private Limited office opened today in Bangalore, India.
The ASPL office, part of Allstate Technology & Operations International, opened formally with an inaugural ceremony that included Executive VP of Allstate Technology & Operations Suren Gupta and Vice President of ATO International Tom Hall. Also participating were new employees, their families and other Allstate officials.
"This new office, in the high tech city of Bangalore, continues Allstate's commitment to finding international talent that complements our U.S.- and Northern Ireland-based teams," Hall said. "These new members of the Allstate community will be an integral part of Allstate's value chain, providing an extended technology infrastructure that supports 24/7 workflow, improved innovation and increased efficiency. Further, we are looking forward to steady growth over the next several years and we are confident that Allstate's culture will make ASPL a great place to work and an employer of choice in India."
Work at the new office will focus on such leading edge technology initiatives as enterprise testing and release, mobile, enterprise Java development, .NET development, mainframe development, infrastructure services and other specialized IT services. The company is currently recruiting for open positions with hundreds more new hires planned to be added in the coming year.
Located in the RMZ Ecoworld campus on Outer Ring Road, the office will join Allstate Northern Ireland and the Strategic Resource Management organization under ATO International, a division within Allstate Technology & Operations. Founded in June, the new division is responsible for global technology and operations infrastructure for Allstate.
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