AVEVA opens office in Chile
Mon, 18 June 2012
Santiago de Chile - 18 June 2012: AVEVA (LSE:AVV), announced today it has further expanded its Latin American presence by opening an office in Chile. The office in Santiago de Chile will also be the location for AVEVA’s Mining & Metals Centre of Excellence (MMCoE). The Chilean office will serve a number of Latin American countries providing sales and support for AVEVA’s entire product and solution portfolio. The new MMCoE will act as a global resource, working with customers in Latin America, Australia and other mining intensive regions.
“Chile is a very key location for AVEVA in Latin American,” said Santiago Pena, Senior Vice President of Latin America, AVEVA. "As our main hub for the Mining, Metals & Minerals industry it will also serve our customers in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. The new Mining & Metals CoE is being established here to take advantage of the extensive local industry knowledge, both within AVEVA and with our customers. The MMCoE will develop customised applications and configurations for the Mining, Metals & Minerals industry, as well as special projects for our Plant customers. Our Chilean team is very customer focused and with the Latin American market, experiencing dramatic change, it is their mission to help our customers meet challenging technical and business objectives.”
“I am delighted that we are continuing to expand our presence in Latin America”, added Richard Longdon, CEO, AVEVA. ”The opening of Mining & Metals CoE is a reflection of the growth in the plant industry in Latin America and our firm commitment to engaging with this market. We have already seen tremendous growth in Oil & Gas where we are clear market leaders in Latin America and we look forward to the same within the Mining, Metals & Minerals industry and welcoming many more new customers to the AVEVA community.”