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KBC Group opens Center for Digital Technologies in Varna

The Belgian financial group has made a strategic decision to open a new Digital Development Center in the maritime capital. This is the second center that the group opens in Varna - in 2019 the Shared Service Center (Shared Service Center) was opened, which reached over 300 employees, positioning itself as one of the leading employers in the area.
The main activity of the new center is implementation of various IT projects in support of the digital transformation of banking and insurance companies from KBC Group. Initial plans include the recruitment of over 100 people by the end of 2021, which will create new career opportunities, advantageously in the IT sphere - in areas such as agile software development, application management, process management, etc.

Todor Petkov, general manager of the newly created Center for Digital Technologies, says: “This is another exciting step towards the digital transformation of KBC Group. The choice of location and ongoing investments in general, especially in the region, are another proof of the key place Bulgaria is taking in the strategy of KBC Group. The Center for Digital Technology is where our bancassurance expertise meets digital technologies. The company will offer many career opportunities for talented people who want to work in an international environment, develop and invest in their future. And we, in turn, will invest in their talent, providing them with the security they expect, as well as opportunities for development.”

KBC Digital Development Center will share an office space with Shared Service Center in the building of the former Pfohe Mall in Varna. Given future development and growth plans, the two centers of KBC occupy one more floor of the building, expanding its offices to an area of 6500 sq.m.