SOURCE: CINDE

CINDE

October 30, 2015 17:44 ET

Auxis to Invest US$30 Million and Will Hire up to 700 More People in Costa Rica

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 30, 2015) - The services sector company Auxis, a consulting leader in management and outsourcing, the Ministry of Foreign Trade of Costa Rica and the Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE) announced today that the leading company will invest US$30 million in Costa Rica in the next five years, in addition to hiring up to 700 people more, to expand its service center in the country.

Costa Rica was selected by the company as the main focus of its nearshore services in Latin America. The expanded operation will allow its customers to support multinational and Fortune 500 companies in the United States and Latin America. Among its clients are Pepsi, Target, Shoes for Crews and Tiger Direct.

Auxis supports its customers in areas such as: IT services for implementation and cloud design, servers support, security, network operations centers solutions, software development, business analysis and consulting in IT transformation. The service includes back office finance and accounting, human resources, customer service and product support, electronic commerce and payment processing. Everything in multiple languages including English, Portuguese and French.

Currently the company is located in the American Free Zone in Heredia and this new space expanded significantly its ability to recruit personnel, leading from an operation with over 200 employees currently, to having a capacity of 900, which foresees new hires in the coming months for their operation, working in a 24/7mode.

The President of the Republic, Luis Guillermo Solis, said "We welcome this decision by the company Auxis, to increase their investment and headcount in Costa Rica. This good news is a further confirmation that the country remains attractive for foreign investment and for trusting the Costa Rican labor."

For his part, Raul Vega, CEO of Auxis said "We are excited to announce our strategic expansion in Costa Rica and consider it as a natural result of the great success our customers have experienced here in the last 5 years. The country offers the best of all worlds with a team of extremely talented and productive members, a business culture and a world class infrastructure. This expansion will attract new customers and world renowned companies to the country, as well as a diversification of the business lines that operate from Costa Rica."

"In particular, we enthusiastically announce the opening of our new Digital Technology Transformation Lab from Costa Rica which will create jobs for architects in technology, software developers and business analysts" stated the representative of Auxis.

 The Minister of Foreign Trade, Alexander Mora, applauded the decision taken by the company, which he described as a clear sign of a very successful management so far and an even more promising future. "As part of the corporate services and IT sector, Auxis integrates the prestigious group of companies with a presence in our country, whose multinational operations make it possible for Costa Rica to figure among the countries participating in this important global value chain."

"It is, also, a true testament to our position as the first choice in Latin America for the establishment of such business centers," he said. He concluded: "We are very proud of this news, as well as their contribution to the growth and development of the services sector, the employment of local talent and the dynamism of the national economy," he added.

Jorge Sequeira, Managing Director of CINDE said "Auxis will create more jobs in Costa Rica thanks to the excellent results achieved in recent years in the country. The investment of US$30 million to be made constitutes one of the most significant investments in the services sector in the country in recent years, which demonstrates the strength and potential of its operation in Costa Rica ".

Those interested in applying for a job at Auxis may do so at the e-mail address crjobs@auxis.com

About Auxis

Auxis works with senior executives to identify areas for improvement within their organization, helping them to adapt and compete more effectively in the ever changing world of business.

It is a very different outsourcing and consulting firm composed of professionals who have worked in the industry, which do not act as traditional consultants. Offering a personalized and "real world" approach, with a results-oriented approach is rooted in the culture and vision of its customers and truly dedicated to their success.

Its vast experience allows it to operate under very different levels of models and keep the focus on customization, flexibility and results in a competitive cost structure.

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