AGCO Corporation, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural machinery and precision ag technology, announced the inauguration of its Digital Capability Center (DCC) in Bengaluru.
The new center was inaugurated Oct 18, 2022 in the presence of key AGCO leaders and approximately 100 local employees while being live streamed to AGCO employees in other locations around the world. As part of the inauguration keynote, Daniel Zapf, AGCO’s Vice President and Chief information Officer, said “We are excited to leverage the great talent India has to offer to help the world’s farmers sustainably feed our world. We are confident that our digital capability center in India will help us incubate and rapidly scale the best technology talent for AGCO.”
The DCC will focus on augmenting AGCO’s IT and digital capabilities to deliver innovative, farmer-focused solutions. The DCC has been actively hiring highly experienced technology talent from across India who will collaborate with AGCO teammates around the world to deliver these leading solutions.
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP (Deloitte India) was chosen by AGCO to provide end-to-end support in the creation and rapid ramp-up of the DCC. Speaking about the journey, Ravi Mehta, Partner, Deloitte India, said “It has been an exciting and fast-paced journey from the time AGCO engaged Deloitte India to set-up its Digital Capability Center (DCC) in Bengaluru. We collaborated with the AGCO leadership to build a fully functional, state-of-the-art DCC in just a few months. This is a key milestone for AGCO and we are thrilled to be part of it.”