thebigword Group, the Leeds-based global language service has opened of a new operations centre in Pune, India.
The establishment of a larger presence in India is part of thebigword Group’s growth strategy, enhancing its flexibility to service new and existing business.
The Pune operations centre will enable a smooth delivery of the company’s specialised translation and interpretation services.
With a population of 1.34 billion, speaking 22 different languages, India is the 6th fastest growing economy in the world, making it an attractive location for expansion.
Nihat Arkan, CEO at thebigword, said: “India is one of the world’s most vibrant and diverse regions, and our expansion there is a strategic priority for the growth of thebigword in the APAC region, and is fully in line with our ambitious global strategy.”
Nilesh Dorik, Country Manager in India, said: “Opening our new office in Pune is a really exciting opportunity for us to expand in the APAC, benefiting from a talented team of experienced staff who will help us deliver value to our customers.
“The team we have built combines dynamic varied background with fantastic industry experience, which will make India a critical player in realising thebigword’s larger vision of making the world smaller, and breaking language barriers across the globe.”
Mark Daley, Chief Operating Officer at thebigword, said: “We have chosen Pune as our base in India to benefit from the growing pool of academics and highly educated language professionals based in the city.
“This will inevitably ensure that thebigword provides the best quality service to our growing client base around the globe.”