IBA Group Opens Office in Ukraine

News Release

April 17, 2012

IBA Group, a global IT service provider of more than 2,500 IT and business professionals, established an office in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine.

On April 12, IBA Group announced the opening of its office in Ukraine. Ukraine became the tenth country in the world where IBA Group has a permanent presence. The opening of IBA Ukraine is a part of the IBA Group's strategy aimed at the expansion of its presence to the regions where its customers are based.

Igor Pastushenko, former head of IBM Ukraine, was appointed as Director of IBA Ukraine.

IBA Group has extensive experience in diverse industries and technologies. The company's client base includes global giants like IBM, Rockwell Automation, SAP, T–Systems, Goodyear, and Fujitsu Technology Solutions. IBA holds leading positions in the IT market of Belarus, where its major development centers are located. In the past three years, IBA has been experiencing sustainable growth in Russia and Kazakhstan. In Ukraine, the company intends to provide solutions in document management, client and supplier relation management, planning and budgeting, and information security. These solutions will result in effective resource management, reduced expenses, full business manageability, and increased profitability for Ukrainian enterprises.

Commenting on the event, Igor Pastushenko, Director of IBA Ukraine, said: “We are able to offer to the market of Ukraine with its well–developed finance and industrial sectors vertical industry and IT expertise, a wide range of proven solutions and services based on our proprietary software products and on platforms of world IT leaders, including IBM and SAP. The Ukrainian market is not new to us. IBA was active there through its partners. For example, we completed a large–scale project on the optimization of business processes and implementation of a workflow system based on Chancellor, the IBA's document management product. IBA executed the project for MTS Ukraine in cooperation with InfoPlus.”

In the near future, IBA Group is planning to implement projects in Ukraine using experts from IBA Gomel, the second largest development center of IBA Group. However, IBA Ukraine will be eventually expanded to employ local IT and business specialists.

According to Pastushenko, IBA is aware of the strong competition in the Ukrainian IT market. It is up to Ukrainian companies to select the IT provider and IBA is willing to meet their most challenging expectations.

About IBA Group

IBA Group is one of the largest IT service providers in Eastern Europe performing software development, migration, maintenance, support, and IT consulting services with more than 2,500+ IT and business professionals. Headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, IBA Group has offices and development centers in the United States, Germany, Belarus, Cyprus, Russia, Great Britain, and Kazakhstan. IBA Group focuses on mainframe systems, enterprise applications, web–based solutions, SAP and other ERP systems, Lotus technologies, and business intelligence. IBA has achieved SEI CMMI Level 4 and is DIN EN ISO 9001:2008–certified. IBA Group serves clients in 40 countries across diverse markets and industries, including banking, railway, telecommunication, and manufacturing. IBA Group is recognized by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) as one of The Global Outsourcing 100 in the Leaders Category, and ranks as one of the world's largest software companies in the Software Magazine's Software 500 and in the Global Services 100 in the category Emerging Leaders: Eastern Europe of Global Services. In 2011 and 2012, IBA Group won IT Europa's European IT Excellence and European Software Excellence awards, respectively. For more information, visit http://www.ibagroupit.com

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