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192 new jobs for Derry 10.12.13

DERRY Mayor, Cllr Martin Reilly has today welcomed an expansion by Fujitsu with 192 new jobs for the city.
The investment will be worth £12m by the company over a three-year period and will further enhance the company’s existing operation in the city. It will also see the establishment of a new Business Services Centre at the company's Timber Quay site.
“These high quality jobs are representative of the success and confidence the company has in Derry," said Cllr Reilly.
"Fujitsu met key local partners on a number of occasions over the last year and were impressed by the positive outlook of the City of Culture and the city’s skills base and innovation.
"Derry City Council has a very good working relationship with the company and played an essential role in bringing about this announcement today. This is a really good news story for the city as our hugely successful City of Culture year draws to a close and we focus on the lasting legacy of the year and the positive developments in terms of investment and jobs for the city as a lasting legacy.”
Derry City Council chief executive, Sharon O’Connor, was one of the local team who met the company during these visits. She said: "We were delighted to be invited by Invest NI to meet the company and to help them make the decision to locate these new jobs here. Their senior team were very impressed by the quality of the people and the place and we are delighted that our vibrant City of Culture has helped them choose to grow here."
The new positions at the Japanese company will be in a number of areas including finance, human resources and administration.
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