Tyson Foods inaugurates new IT Hub in Europe which will spark new technology employment opportunities
Tyson Foods, the second largest global marketer and processor of beef, chicken, and pork, has announced the launch of a new Information Technology (IT) hub in Portugal and Lisbon which will expectedly create more than 200 technology jobs.
Dan Barret, Vice President of IT Europe at Tyson Foods stated that they’ve chosen Lisbon as their European Information Technology hub owing to the quality of living, excellent talent, vibrant international technology scene, and support structure.
Dan mentioned that this step is important for their expansion within the international practice to leverage top talent and provide the latest ideas for food and human safety, which will help boost their universal service efforts.
Tyson commented that Lisbon is becoming a major European IT hub with global accessibility and employee benefits like safe workplace, job and life skill training, and a competitive compensation.
The food company added that the facility will play a major part in establishing systems, people, and processes for the company’s expected growth across the European market.
As per credible sources, Tyson Foods’ decision to set up an IT Hub in Lisbon highlights a peak point in a record-breaking year for international investments in Portugal.
Luis Castro Henriques, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Trade and Investment Agency, Portugal commented that the team is highly pleased to welcome this new venture into the country and to witness how the top-skilled, multilingual talent pool has been a major factor for this positive result.
Luis expressed that the focus on technology and innovation development that Tyson Foods will incorporate in the regional ecosystem will assist in flourishing Portugal’s position as a foremost European Tech Hub.