HCL Technologies opens its new facility at the state-of-the-art Cinnamon Life complex in Sri Lanka

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HCL Technologies, on Thursday, announced that it has opened its new facility at the state-of-the-art Cinnamon Life complex. HCL continues to expand and grow in Sri Lanka and this new facility will be its largest in the country, accommodating 4,000 employees.

The tech giant joined Sri Lanka in 2020 with the goal of establishing it as a worldwide technology and IT services delivery hub for some of the world’s major organizations. The company aims to take over 80 percent of Cinnamon Life, a John Keels property, with plans to take up 10 levels now and another 10 floors afterward.

“Sri Lanka is one of HCL’s key global delivery hubs and we are very excited to continue expanding our operations in the country with the opening of our new office here.”

Prateek Aggarwal, Chief Financial Officer, HCL Technologies

Tikri Bible Associates created the architectural design and world-class interiors for HCL’s new development center (TBA). HCL will offer IT services to worldwide clients in the areas of digital applications and system integration, product development and support, and infrastructure management services, including digital workplace solutions, as a result of this new development.

“As a nation, we are thankful for the opportunities HCL continues to offer our youth and make them global IT professionals,” said Basil Rajapaksa, Honorable Finance Minister of Sri Lanka. “The company’s commitment and growth drive in Sri Lanka are also reflective of the long-term business resilience of Colombo’s ascent as a commercial hub in South Asia. I take this opportunity to congratulate the management of HCL Technologies and extend my very best wishes.”

“We are delighted to welcome HCL as the anchor commercial tenant for ‘The Offices’ at Cinnamon Life, and to provide a platform for their growth in Sri Lanka. HCL will most certainly add tremendous value to the Cinnamon Life development and community. The team at HCL will experience the full benefit of working in our landmark integrated development with the conveniences of the hotel, mall, residential and convention facilities just a few steps away.”

Krishnan Balendra, Chairman, John Keels

“Since the time HCL entered into Sri Lanka, it has been on a growth path,” said His Excellency Gopal Baglay, High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka. “It is extremely heartening to see how HCL is not only building a talent pool in the country but also working to create thousands of jobs for Sri Lankan youth and bringing global opportunities to Sri Lanka.”   

“With Cinnamon Life’s strategic location at the heart of Colombo, this iconic signature structure reflects of HCL as a next-generation global technology company that constantly reimagines business for a digital age,” said Srimathi Shivashankar, Corporate Vice President, HCL Technologies.

HCL Technologies recently surpassed a milestone of recruiting more than 1,000 local employees, in Sri Lanka, which includes recent graduates, and seasoned industry professionals.

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