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CSC Asia unveils shiny revamped facility in Singapore CBD

F.Y. Teng | Dec. 2, 2010
<p>The IT services vendor also plans to increase headcount by 50 percent by 2015.</p>

SINGAPORE, DECEMBER 1, 2010 Global provider of comprehensive information technology services, CSC, on Wednesday (December 1) showed off its newly expanded offices at 20 Anson Road in the Central Business District of Singapore. The upgrade and expansion of the facility, which operates as CSC Asia's headquarters and client engagement hub, reportedly cost about S$85 million (US$64.74 million). CSC Singapore's offices are located in the industrial hub of Henderson, further west in Singapore.

According to CSC Asia's CEO, Mike Shove, this latest development, "reinforce[s] his company's dedication and commitment to [CSC's] customers and partners across the region. Shove also declared: CSC has always been a part of Asia's growth and with this investment, we are expanding our ability to service both existing customers and companies looking to take advantage of Asia's renaissance.

Managing Director of Singapore's Economic Development Board, Dr Beh Swan Gin, who saw to the official inauguration of the revamped premises on Wednesday, said that, companies like CSC, with its high-end IT services offering, strengthen Singapore's position as a global IT hub that leads in the creation of new value in the fast growing infocomms space.

CSC executives have said that the company's expanded facility in the CBD offer 20 percent more available floor space than previously, and that they intend to increase headcount by 50 percent in the course of the next five years. All of this is intended to augment CSC's ability to streamline its customers' operations, slash operational costs and maximise customer centricity. A statement issued by CSC on the occasion added: The client engagement hub will primarily serve as a centre for collaboration. The facility will be used extensively to discuss customer challenges and the solutions that are the best match in solving these challenges.

CSC also announced Wednesday the launch of a CSC Bursary programme, which is open to students from the Business School and School of Computing at the National University of Singapore. The bursary programme will see to the handout of S$45,000 (US$34,280) over a three-year period to students adjudged to be academically brilliant but financially needy.


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