EY GDS Sri Lanka Operations Integration Leader Binoy Raj (left) with Overseas Realty (Ceylon) Group Director/CEO Pravir Samarasinghe
EY Global Delivery Services (EY GDS), a dynamic and truly global delivery network, has opened its new facility at the World Trade Centre, Colombo.
EY GDS consolidated the move by signing a lease agreement with Overseas Realty (Ceylon) PLC, the owner, developer and manager of the iconic World Trade Centre, Colombo on fifth April 2022.
EY GDS will offer business and technology consulting and audit services anchored on advanced digital skills via the facility at WTC Colombo. From technology consultants to qualified accountants, EY GDS offers various career opportunities that evolve with industry trends. In Sri Lanka, they will hire talent with next-gen and emerging technologies and skillsets, including – Cloud, Big Data, AI /ML, Cyber, data and analytics and Chartered Accountants for this new venture.
“We are very excited to commence the EY Global Delivery Services journey in Sri Lanka with an office in WTC, Colombo. At the outset, EY GDS Sri Lanka will provide technology and business consulting and audit services, complementing our existing global strength and enabling us to serve EY clients more holistically,” said EY GDS Global Operations Leader Mukul Pachisia.
Supported by over 65,000 professionals in 19 cities across eight countries- including Argentina, China, India, Hungary, the Philippines, Poland, Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom – EY GDS continues to increase its presence in key markets across the globe.
“We are excited to welcome EY GDS to our prestigious list of tenants at the WTC Colombo and provide an opportunity to experience the best of design, facilities and services to enhance their business performance,” said Overseas Realty (Ceylon) Group Director/CEO Pravir Samarasinghe.
Uniquely located in the heart of the Central Business District, the twin towers of the World Trade Centre comprise 39 floors housing 750,000 sq ft of prime “A” Grade office space. The WTC Colombo is the exclusive license holder for the global trademarks “World Trade Centre” and “WTC” owned by the World Trade Centre’s Association.
The World Trade Centre, Colombo, completed its refurbishment program in April 2021 to provide superior facilities and services to tenants and visitors, which is a strong testament to the company’s dedication and commitment to excellence in providing quality office space. Further, the iconic landmark building continued to operate uninterrupted 24/7 during the pandemic.
Since its inception, the World Trade Centre, Colombo has remained Colombo’s most coveted commercial landmark, as well as the most sought-after business address hosting the largest business-to-business network under one roof.