Technology giant TELUS International’s acquisition of Lionbridge AI in Ballina, Mayo, is to result in 30 new jobs being created.
Lionbridge AI, has been based in Ballina for more than 20 years and employs up to 170 people.
“This investment by TELUS International demonstrates a strong vote of confidence in the skills and talent available here in the West of Ireland”
It was acquired in December 2020 by TELUS International, a digital customer experience (CX) innovator that designs, builds and delivers next-gen solutions for global and disruptive brands.
Investing in growth
“I am immensely proud that over the past 20 years, we have provided our talented workforce in Ballina opportunities to successfully build careers in a very exciting space. I would like to thank IDA Ireland for its continued support,” said Enda Cunnane, senior director at TELUS International AI Data Solutions.
“This investment by TELUS International demonstrates a strong vote of confidence in the skills and talent available here in the West of Ireland. Investing in our growth will further support our ongoing success and I look forward to growing our team here”.
TELUS International employ 56,000 people across the world. The Ballina facility is now the third Irish operation joining facilities in Dublin and Cork.
“This is a very welcome announcement by TELUS International and underlines the company’s commitment to Mayo and the West Region,” said Denis Curran, Head of Regions, Property and Enterprise Development at IDA Ireland.
“This new investment offers excellent career opportunities in Ballina and is aligned with IDA’s strategy of winning jobs and investments in regional locations. I wish Enda and the team TELUS International AI Data Solutions every success with this expansion.”