Poly yesterday announced the opening of its new EMEA Centre of Excellence in Galway, expected to create more than 200 high-skilled jobs over the next five years. The global communications company is investing in the region to meet the growing demand for its audio and video products as businesses adjust to managing highly distributed workforces.
The Galway office is Poly’s first in Ireland, designed to serve as the innovation heartbeat for the company’s 65 offices across the globe. The office will be home to Poly’s primary Research & Development lab in EMEA. Recruitment is currently underway for a wide variety of roles at Poly across engineering, sales, human resources, customer support, legal, and finance. The company is exploring spaces for its office location across Galway and expects to open in November 2021.
Welcoming the news, Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise Trade & Employment, Leo Varadkar said, "Poly’s commitment to Ireland is a great boost to our growing technology sector. Covid-19 has transformed the world of work and I know companies like Poly are crucial in helping workers to adapt. We are really happy to welcome Poly into our community. I’m sure the team will feel at home in Galway, where there is a rich talent pool to choose from."
Senior Director EMEA Channel Organisation at Poly, Paul Dunne added, "Ireland is known for its top tech talent. We believe that opening an office here will help us stay ahead of the transformative shifts that are happening in enterprise communications, helping our customers manage the increasing complexities of today’s world of work. It is also an important step in Poly’s growth and transformation story."