On Tuesday, the US company, NCR officially started building its state-of-the-art technology campus in Novi Beograd.
The groundbreaking ceremony in the municipality’s Block 42 was attended by Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.
The US company will invest about USD 90 million in the project. The campus will occupy an area of about 30,000 square meters and will have two underground floors for parking, a ground floor with retail and catering facilities and seven more floors of office space.
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Besides Vucic, NCR Corporation President and CEO, Michael Hayford also took part in the ceremony.
The Serbian president said that he was “pleased that the Belgrade campus will be bigger than the one in Atlanta.”
“NCR has hired 3,135 people so far and will hire additional 1,000 who to work at the campus,” Vucic said and added that Serbia backed the project with EUR 14 million.
The president also said that this investment showed that the relations between Serbia and the US can be “incomparably better.”
Hayford went on to say that NCR was investing in Serbia because of the good investment climate and an excellent workforce.
He added that NCR had more employees in Serbia than anywhere else in the world, including its home campus in Atlanta, and that Serbian employees have “energy, commitment and an excellent work ethic.”
The NCR Corporation makes self-service kiosks, point-of-sale terminals, automated teller machines, check processing systems, barcode scanners, and business consumables. They also provide IT maintenance support services. It is based in Atlanta, Georgia has revenues of over 6 billion dollars.
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