Brandix i3 opens new ‘Innovation Center’ in Minnesota, USA
Monday, 20 October 2014 00:00
Brandix i3 further expanded operations in the US by opening its new ‘Innovation Center’ at the Minnesota Bio Business Center in Rochester, Minnesota, USA.
The opening drew the participation of key representatives from the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce, local community leaders, members, clinicians from several local healthcare facilities as well as key executives of the Brandix Group.
Brandix Group Finance Director, Trevine Jayasekara, at the opening ceremony of the new ‘Innovation Center’ in Rochester, USA.The Brandix i3 team at the opening of the ‘Innovation Center’ in the US. 1st row from left: Head of Human Resources, Oshana Dias, US Office Manager, Johnna O’Neill, Vice President, Strategic Planning & Delivery, Lacey Hart, Chief Financial Officer, Shahaz Zahir and Head of Software Development, Surangana Sarathchandra. 2nd row from left: Lead Solutions Architect, Software Development, Supun Jayathilake, Brandix Group Finance Director, Trevine Jayasekera, Chief Executive Officer, Arjuna Sirinanda, Associate Vice President – Healthcare, Aaron Epps and Lead Software Engineer, Joseph Rivard.
The office opening concluded with a VIP event in the evening that was graced by existing clients and key clinicians from local healthcare facilities. A family event was also held for new employees and their families to celebrate the opening of the new office space.
The Brandix i3 ‘Innovation Center’ was built on the premise of fostering creativity and encouraging innovative ideas – a unique and novel concept to Rochester. This is the first office in the US for Brandix i3, and will also serve as the home base for US ERP projects.
Commenting on the occasion, Brandix i3 Chief Executive Officer Arjuna Sirinanda said: “The new ‘Innovation Center’ marks a milestone for Brandix i3, further reflecting our commitment to providing healthcare technology and process solutions. We bring value through our teams’ extensive experience and knowledge in delivering solutions across industries – and we are certain the Innovation Center will add great value to the businesses and community in Rochester.”
“The unique office space was created to enhance the local business community and provide employment opportunities,” said Office Manager Johnna O’Neill, Brandix i3. “We are excited to be part of the first innovation center in Rochester – which hopes to provide many job opportunities to those interested in being part of this vibrant start up.”
The Brandix i3 Innovation Center opens at an opportune time, coinciding with the setting up of the Destination Medical Center (DMC) – a $6 billion innovative economic development initiative to secure Minnesota’s status as a global medical destination.