KTR inaugurates global capability centre of Advance Auto Parts
The automobile of today and tomorrow is a computer on four wheels. What used to be a hub for auto parts like Detroit in the US or Chennai or Pune in India, is not the case anymore
HYDERABAD: "The automobile of today and tomorrow is a computer on four wheels. What used to be a hub for auto parts like Detroit in the US or Chennai or Pune in India, is not the case anymore. As automobiles evolve, Hyderabad has a huge opportunity to take center stage," says Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development K T Rama Rao.
KTR has inaugurated the Advance Auto Parts Global Communication Center (GCC), the company's second-largest center outside the US, here on Monday.
The center is built on 65,000 sq. ft and will be employing 450 workers and more than 150 partner resources. The center acts as a hub of innovation, providing critical transformational support and automotive solutions across IT, digital, finance, and human resources, for its North American markets.
With the three-fold objective of accelerating 'Scale', 'Skill' and 'Speed' to complement the company's growth story, the center works towards innovating and elevating the customer experience in the automotive value chain.
The Government of Telangana would be happy to extend all the support required to accelerate the growth of the company in Hyderabad.
President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Greco said: "India is an extremely important market for Advance, and we are committed to investing substantially in recruiting, retaining, and developing top talent to drive growth and value with an impetus on innovation. We look forward to growing our global team in Hyderabad and hope to become one of the great places to work in India, while helping grow the regional economy."
Many officials including Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Information Technology, Amarnath Reddy Atmakuri, Chief Relations Officer, and Mahender Dubba, Managing Director, Advance GCC India also participated.