In a significant move that signals a new chapter in the world of technology and innovation, global tech major HCLTech has unveiled its state-of-the-art Global Delivery Center (GDC) in Rabat, Morocco. This milestone follows the signing of a momentous Memorandum of Understanding between HCLTech and the Government of Morocco in 2022, which solidified the company’s commitment to investing in the country’s burgeoning technology sector.
The GDC’s inauguration was graced by Her Excellency Dr. Ghita Mezzour, Minister Delegate to the Head of Government in charge of Digital Transition and Administration Reform, and witnessed by distinguished dignitaries from the Moroccan government, industry, and academia. The event marks a pivotal moment in Morocco’s digital journey as it forges a strategic partnership with a global technology leader like HCLTech.
“We are thrilled to witness the official opening of HCLTech’s center in Morocco,” Her Excellency Dr. Mezzour remarked with enthusiasm. “This establishment signifies our commitment to fostering innovation, promoting digital empowerment, and creating a thriving ecosystem for the tech industry in Morocco. Together with HCLTech, we will unlock new horizons of growth, harnessing the power of digital transformation to drive progress, prosperity, and inclusivity.”
The launch of the GDC is more than just a moment of celebration; it signifies Morocco’s access to a rich pool of skilled talent and showcases the country’s prime geographic location that perfectly aligns with HCLTech’s global business strategy. Moreover, the GDC offers exciting digital transformation opportunities for HCLTech’s more than 23,000 employees to work on groundbreaking projects for some of the world’s biggest companies.
“As we bring the best of technology and our people together at HCLTech, we are supercharging progress for our clients, our people, our communities, and the planet,” stated Apparao VV, Chief Delivery Officer at HCLTech. “The expansion into Morocco reinforces our commitment to invest in and scale our presence in the region, contributing to the local technology ecosystem and communities.”
HCLTech, renowned for its expertise in digital, engineering, cloud, and AI capabilities, is now poised to lead transformational projects for global enterprises from its Moroccan GDC. The center will focus on delivering innovative projects across HCLTech’s portfolio themes of digital, engineering, cloud, AI, and software.
“Our aim is to deliver unparalleled digital transformation projects to our clients,” Apparao VV explained. “We see Morocco as an excellent nearshore location to serve global enterprises effectively. Our vision is to nurture the local technology ecosystem by forming partnerships with local universities and institutions to skill young talent in STEM fields, thus enabling early career pathways in the fast-growing technology sector.”
This commitment to nurturing the local talent pool in Morocco will undoubtedly lead to job creation and economic growth in North Africa. HCLTech’s dedication to building partnerships and investing in the country aligns with its strategic vision to provide nearshore services and leverage Morocco’s skilled talent pool and strategic geographic location.
HCLTech’s expansion into Morocco also signifies a remarkable achievement in its global network of nearshore locations, which now boasts over 23,000 talented employees working on cutting-edge digital transformation projects for major international companies. The center’s focus on key themes such as digital, engineering, cloud, AI, and software positions HCLTech as a go-to partner for companies seeking innovation and technological excellence.
The company’s unwavering commitment to quality and excellence has earned it the distinction of being certified as a Global Top Employer, with regional Top Employer certifications in 25 countries and an enviable number one ranking in 18 of them.
Roshni Nadar Malhotra, Chairperson of HCLTech, expressed her delight at the GDC’s inauguration, stating, “This launch exemplifies HCLTech’s dedication to driving digital transformation across industries. By leveraging the talent and strategic location of Morocco, we are poised to make a significant impact on global enterprises and the local technology ecosystem.”
HCLTech’s foray into Morocco promises to strengthen its position as a global technology leader while fostering innovation and collaboration in the region. The GDC’s establishment marks a moment of growth and progress, reflecting HCLTech’s commitment to empowering societies and industries through the power of technology.
As the sun sets on the eventful day of the GDC’s inauguration in Rabat, the world eagerly awaits the dawn of a new era in technology and innovation in Morocco. HCLTech’s unwavering commitment to excellence, paired with Morocco’s skilled talent and strategic location, paints a promising picture for the future of technology in North Africa.
In conclusion, HCLTech’s Global Delivery Center in Rabat serves as a testament to the company’s vision of driving progress and prosperity through digital transformation. With its remarkable portfolio of technology services and products, HCLTech is set to lead transformational projects for global enterprises while simultaneously nurturing the local tech ecosystem in Morocco.
This strategic investment not only fosters innovation but also paves the way for job creation and economic growth in the region. As the partnership between HCLTech and the Government of Morocco continues to flourish, the world watches with anticipation as this alliance shapes the future of technology, empowers communities, and creates opportunities for talent to thrive on the global stage.