ADP India opens R&D, BPO centre in Pune

Pune, Mar 29 | Updated: Mar 30 2007, 07:39am hrs
ADP Pvt Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of Automatic Data Processing Inc, a $9 billion firm that provides service that include payroll processing, human resource management systems, and administration services, has opened an research and development (R&D) and a business process outsourcing (BPO) centre at Pune.

This is ADPs second centre in India after Hyderabad. The company has aggressive growth plans for India. Hyderabad has 2,100 associates and these would grow to 2,500 by the end of 2007, Gary Butler, president, CEO, ADP, said.

The Pune centre would focus on R&D functions, and provide BPO services to ADPs global business divisions, added the ADP CEO.

The company has so far ivested $100 million in India and would soon shift work from its dealer services division to India. ADPs dealer services division offers computing solutions to 25,500 automobile, truck, motorcycle, marine and recreational vehicle dealers across the globe. Over 150 associates support this division from Hyderabad. These would be increased to 500 over the year.

Butler said that ADP,Pune, will have over 100 associates which will reach 1,000 associates over the next two years.