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100 Jobs for Drogheda with new Kellton Tech HQ

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100 Jobs for Drogheda with new Kellton Tech HQ

Thursday, April 28, 2016 

100 Jobs for Drogheda with new Kellton Tech HQ

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, today announced that Kellton Tech Solutions Limited, a global IT company is to establish its EMEA headquarters in Drogheda, Co. Louth, creating 100 jobs over five years.

The development is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation through IDA Ireland.

Kellton Tech enables businesses to make the digital leap through its broad range of IT offerings with particular focus on ISMAC (Internet of things, Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud) and ERP-EAI (Enterprise Resource Planning & Enterprise Application Integration). By continuously enriching its expertise in cutting-edge technologies over the years, Kellton Tech has solidly positioned itself as a leading enabler of digital transformation.

The Irish headquarters will be the heart of Kellton Tech’s operations in EMEA region, bringing it closer to customers and fortifying its global presence. The office will also house an R&D facility to facilitate the localisation of its flagship product KLGAMETM, an IoT uptake using beacons, wearables, smartphones and other digital technologies for revolutionary applications.

Details of career opportunities with Kellton Tech can be found here.

Making the announcement today, Minister Bruton said: “At the heart of our jobs plan is our determination to accelerate job-creation in cities, towns and villages across the country, and that is why we have put in place the regional jobs plans. Today’s announcement by Kellton Tech that it is establishing its EMEA HQ in Drogheda, and creating 100 extra jobs is a major boost for the North East and for our regional plans generally. I wish Krishna and his team every success with this project.”

Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash said: “I am delighted to welcome Kellton Tech to my home town. It is great news for Drogheda and the wider county that the company has decided to base its EMEA headquarters here and will bring a welcome 100 jobs boost to the area. I have no doubt that our skilled workforce and location has helped in Kellton Tech’s choice to base itself here, joining a growing number of digital and technology companies in Louth. I hope this is the start of a long and successful relationship for Krishna and his team.”

Krishna Chintam, Co-founder and Managing Director, Kellton Tech, said: “Ireland is home to one of Europe’s best multilingual, tech talent pool and will act as our springboard to make inroads into the European market and beyond. As a pioneer of digital transformation, we are the market leaders in India with strong penetration in US. We are happy to extend our expertise to the EMEA market with Ireland as our base. We believe that this region is poised to emerge as our largest revenue-contributor outside of US.”

CEO of IDA Ireland, Martin Shanahan said: “This is a very important and welcome investment by Kellton Tech in a regional location with substantial local economic benefit. Kellton Tech’s decision to create this major hub for its global operations in Drogheda is a strong endorsement of the North East Region. I wish Krishna and his team every success with their operations here.”

About the company

Kellton Tech Solutions Limited is a public listed (BSE& NSE: KELLTONTEC), CMMi Level 3 and ISO 27001:2013 certified global IT services organization. It is headquartered in Hyderabad, India and has development centres in the United States and India. For two innovative decades, Kellton Tech has put into practice the vision upon which it was founded viz. "to offer infinite possibilities with technology".

The company is committed to providing end-to-end IT solutions, strategic technology consulting, and offshore product development services. Kellton Tech serves the full gamut of customers including startups, SMBs, enterprises, and Fortune 500 businesses. The organization has serviced customers representing a wide range of verticals including retail, travel, e-commerce, education, hospitality, advertising, market research, manufacturing, consumer goods, logistics, SCM, and non-profits. Kellton Tech is also a global leader in providing Enterprise Mobility Solutions, Mobile Application Development and Internet of Things.

Source: IDA Ireland

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