AFTER 24 years of operations in the country, Teleperformance will be opening its first business site in Bacoor, Cavite.
Officially called Teleperformance Molino, the company’s recruitment center located at Vista Mall has already opened its doors to applicants, while the operations site – its 22nd in the country – will open first week of November.
Teleperformance’s entry into the province known as the Land of Brave Heroes is a signal of the company’s optimism in the Philippines’ IT-BPM industry and in the potential of Cavite, as the investment encourages job generation and industry advancement in the region.
“We are excited to be in Cavite as we see it as one of the fastest growing provinces in the Philippines, with great potential to become a regional growth hub. We believe that this new venture during this period can contribute to the country’s push for provincial development and to the overall recovery of our economy,” said Teleperformance Philippines Chief Operations Officer Mike Lytle.
Gracing the virtual launch and expressing their congratulations were the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Silvestre Bello III, Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito B. Plaza, Bacoor City Mayor Lani Mercado-Revilla, Managing Director of Vista Land Commercial Division Rep. Camille Villar, and IT-Business Process Association of the Philippines(IBPAP) President Rey Untal.
In his remarks, Bello commended the BPO industry “for successfully navigating the new normal.” He went on to highlight that “Teleperformance is a shining example of the BPO industry’s tremendous growth and resiliency. Your presence in the country for the past 24 years and continuing robust performance are manifestations that the industry will continue to be at the forefront of economic recovery and development.”
PEZA Director General Plaza echoed the optimism and noted that “amidst this pandemic, Teleperformance continues to be a vanguard for development and a staunch provider of employment for the Filipino people. We firmly believe that real, sustainable economic development stems from enabling every Filipino and every family to have a stable source of livelihood and income through the investments and reinvestments of companies such as Teleperformance in PEZA’s economic zones.”
Mayor Mercado-Revilla acknowledged the arrival of Teleperformance as a herald for other companies to see Bacoor as a good business location owing to its prospects to be the business hub of CALABARZON region.
“Tons of thanks to you, Teleperformance. Thank you for your vision, for your trust, and for blazing thetrail for the people of Bacoor, of Cavite, and the whole region to set sail on this brave new horizon to a bright and prosperous future for everyone,” said the Mayor.
IBPAP President Rey Untal also congratulated the company for this milestone. “I’m sure it was no small feat, and the fact that the team was able to push forward with this despite the present climate speaks volumes of your capacity to adapt and grow in strength no matter the circumstances. The ripple effect that this Teleperformance milestone will have on the advancement and expansion of the sector and its allied industries in the region will be felt for many years to come.”
Rep. Camille Villar, Vista Land Commercial Division Managing Director, welcomed Teleperformance into the VistaMall community. “We are excited to forge this partnership with Teleperformance. We hope to work hand in hand with you in creating jobs and helping boost the economy of Bacoor. VistaMall is indeed your partner.”