US-based bank Citigroup Inc announced on Thursday the opening of two state-of-the-art workspaces in Chennai and Pune as part of its Citi Solution Centres network, which would help the bank better serve its global clients. For institutional clients and personal banking and wealth management businesses, the Chennai and Pune offices provide technology, operations, analytics, finance, risk, and allied services.
“The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified incremental spaces, spread across 4.20 lakh sq ft at the existing locations at DLF Cybercity Chennai and EON IT Park, Pune would augment the capacity to serve global client of Citi,” a company statement said here.
Citi India Chief Executive Officer Ashu Khullar, Chief Information Officer, and Head of Operations and Technology (Asia Pacific), Stacey N Lacy, inaugurated the facilities in the presence of senior officials.
“The augmented workspaces will complement the existing facilities as we scale up to support over 4,000 additional seats. This will drive forward Citi’s digital strategy, delivering market-leading digital banking products and superior client experiences,” Khullar said.
According to Lacy, “the expansion of our Citi Solution Centre premises in India signals our commitment to hire the best talent as our businesses pursue growth and work with clients in the digital age.”
“We are focused on developing the next generation of talent to further innovate, leverage new skills and deliver the best of Citi to our clients,” Lacy said.
The release said Citi has similar Citi Solution Centres in Bengaluru, Gurugram, and Mumbai.