News : SAS Unveils New Office in Ireland
Dublin, Ireland, Nov 11, 2016 -- SAS, an independent vendor in the business intelligence market, will expand their operations in Ireland with the opening of a new office at Le Touche House in Dublin’s IFSC.
The move is part of a six-fold increase in its workforce and significantly reinforces SAS’ presence in the region, following the announcement last year of plans to create 150 jobs over three years in Ireland.
The new office supports sales of data analytics software into markets across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and acts as a hub for the region, providing a multi-channel service centre for customer enquiries and support.
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SAS EMEA Head of Inside Sales, Brendan O’Dwyer, commenting on the announcement said "We are delighted to be moving into this new office in Dublin which has built such a reputation within the technology sector. It will be home to the Inside Sales and Customer Contact Centre, which covers all of EMEA and has already delivered some fantastic results since it started just over a year ago. We’ve developed close links with universities across Ireland to develop the talent pool in data science, and the new location will put us in an even stronger position to continue delivering for our growing European customer base."
Welcoming the opening of the company's new office in Dublin, Minister Mary Mitchell O'Connor said: "I am very pleased that SAS has located in Dublin's Financial Services district for their expanding operation here. This company are at the cutting edge of the new world of 'Data Analytics' which is a high growth and very exciting area for business development, driven by changes in technology. SAS have committed to bringing quality, high-skilled jobs to Dublin and I very much look forward to their future success here in Ireland."
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