An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD and Park Place Technologies, the world's largest post-warranty data center maintenance organization, today announced it will open its new EMEA Operations Centre in City Quarter, Lapp’s Quay, Cork.
Park Place will invest in the creation of 70 new tech jobs over the next two years. This new investment is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland.
Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, Park Place currently employs over 1,100 people, and maintains offices across the globe, including in San Diego, Denver, Boston, Toronto, London, Calne, Wiesbaden, Malaysia, Singapore and Dubai. Park Place was recently named to its sixth Inc. 5000 list of the USA’s fastest-growing private companies.
Speaking in Cork at the announcement, An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney TD said, "I am delighted to welcome Park Place Technologies to Cork. Ireland, as a committed member of the EU, continues to resonate strongly with US companies as the location of choice from which to serve its European customer base."
President and COO of Park Place, Chris Adams added, "We require associates with strong technical skills, and an ability to be agile across multiple technologies,. They must have a strong appetite to grow and learn and exhibit a constant focus on the customer experience. All hiring will be in country, with future relocations into Ireland possible with new acquisitions. IDA Ireland has offered insight, guidance and access to resources that has been invaluable to our investment."