Heredia, Costa Rica, July 18, 2022
, the global leader in foodservice distribution, has announced the expansion of its Global Support Center (GSC) footprint to include a location in Ultra Park II
in Lagunilla, Heredia, Costa Rica. This expansion capitalizes on Costa Rica's talented workforce and its competitive position in the technology industry. The company will invest $5 million USD over five years as part of this expansion.
Sysco’s GSC in Costa Rica
is expected to employ more than 300 colleagues by 2028 in technical and administrative roles, including roles in finance, human resources, technology, supply chain management, process improvement, and project management. Initially, these services
will cater to Sysco’s U.S.-based business units and may grow to service other Sysco businesses outside the U.S. in the future.“Sysco’s new office in Costa Rica expands our GSC footprint. As the global leader in foodservice, this expansion leverages our global scale to achieve our Recipe for Growth initiatives. Like all our colleagues around the world, our team in Costa Rica will play an important role in driving our global success and fulfilling our purpose of connecting the world to share food and care for one another,”
said Kenny Cheung, Sysco’s Chief Financial Officer.
Sysco has had operations in Costa Rica since the acquisition of Mayca in 2017. Mayca employs over 800 colleagues.
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The new Sysco facility in Heredia has LEED certification and a range of amenities for employees, such as a coffee lounge, rooftop, outdoor areas, and training room space. The office technology includes smart elevators, controlled access points, and state-of-the-art conference rooms for both in-person and remote meetings.About Sysco
Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With more than 71,000 colleagues, the company operates 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves approximately 700,000 customer locations. For fiscal year 2022 that ended July 2, 2022, the company generated sales of more than $68 billion. Information about our Sustainability program, including Sysco’s 2022 Sustainability Report and 2022 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Report, can be found at www.sysco.com
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