Ipsos opens offshore Data Services Centre in Mumbai
Ipsos, a global market research company with offices in 90 markets, employing around 18,000 employees worldwide, is opening a new global offshore Data Services Centre in Mumbai, India, on April 19th catering to offshore production work for North America and subsequently for other global markets. Haribabu Rajendran has been appointed its Managing Director.
Hamish Munro, global CEO, Ipsos Interactive Services (IIS) and Operations, said, “India has a great talent pool and we are capitalizing the resources for high end data analysis and project management for our global clients, to provide them with high quality outputs.”
Rajendran has been at the heart of establishing the Data Services in India. He is extremely bullish on the Indian market and said, “Our focus will be to work with Ipsos global teams on production, programming, data processing and data analytical roles and we are actively recruiting. India has a large pool of talent, and apart from the experts, we also plan to hire at the entry level and train the youngsters.”
Ipsos is actively recruiting for over 300 positions in offshore production, primarily in the areas of survey programming, project management, data processing, and data analytical roles.
“India is a key priority market for Ipsos and the setting up of the offshore hub reinforces Ipsos’ commitment to India not only as a key player in full service market research entity, but also as a key market for offshore production work for the long haul,” said Amit Adarkar, CEO Ipsos India.