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Cognizant Expands Latin American Presence with New Brazil Center

SAO PAULO and TEANECK, N.J., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) today announced the expansion of its Latin American operations with the opening of a new center in Sao Paulo, Brazil to support increasing demand for the company's digital business, operations and systems and technology services. 

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Cognizant currently delivers a broad range of services to more than 40 of the region's leading financial services, insurance, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing, retail, consumer goods and technology companies.  The new center is Cognizant's second in the country.

Cognizant's expanded capability in Brazil will enhance its operations throughout Latin America, enabling a growing roster of local, regional and global clients to further leverage Cognizant's technical and business capabilities, deep local insights and domain expertise as well as language and time zone advantages.

Cognizant is committed to growing its operations in Brazil by recruiting experienced professionals as well as students from local universities and technical schools, including Centro Universitário da FEI and Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de São Paulo. Cognizant's learning and development center, Cognizant Academy, provides these students with a broad range of training spanning technical and behavioral skills, process and program management, and cross-cultural adaptability to enable its workforce to meet increasing client demand for digital services and solutions.

"Since commencing operations in Brazil in 2009, we've continued to grow our footprint and investment in the country and its people," said João Lúcio de Azevedo Filho, Country Manager for Brazil at Cognizant. "Sao Paulo is the heart of Brazil's economy and is a great location to deliver transformational programs for our clients, helping them build stronger, more agile and innovative businesses. We are continuing to build talent across our range of services to develop professionals of global standards who envision and build solutions that will enable our clients to win in today's digital and data-intensive world."

About Cognizant
Cognizant (NASDAQ-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 230 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.

SOURCE Cognizant

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