State Street currently has more than 2,500 employees in Kraków. The office space in Gdańsk can accommodate more than 1,000 employees providing a range of services including investment fund accounting, securities valuation and financial reporting.
Jeff Conway, executive vice president and head of State Street in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) said: – The opening of this new location reinforces our commitment to Poland. It also signals the increasing demand from our clients for a truly integrated global support model.
Scott Newman, managing director at State Street in Poland, commented: – This new office will bring additional career opportunities to our employees. It will create multiple management and senior technical positions for both existing employees as well as professionals and graduates from the local and international financial services sector.
– Since opening our Kraków office in 2007, we have seen continued success and growth of our Polish operations due to the large talent pool, strong work ethic and highly-educated population. Expanding into Gdansk represents a key milestone for us in the region – continued Newman.
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