IBM Sets Up Subsidiary In Ukraine

MOSCOW. Russia -- IBM has set up a subsidiary in Ukraine called IBM Ukraine.

The presence of a world leader on the IT market in Ukraine will have a positive influence on the development of the Ukrainian IT market on the whole and will help expand the sector of supply and services to the company's business partners, Brendon Riley, IBM general director in Central and Eastern Europe, said at a Tuesday press conference.

The establishment of an IBM subsidiary based on the company's representation, that has worked in Ukraine since 2004, will help IBM offer the entire range of its services in Ukraine, said Ihor Pastushenko, general director of IBM Ukraine.

IBM is planning to implement projects in business consulting, such as designing strategies, personal management, installing integrated informational systems, and developing the network of local designers and business partners that offer solutions based on IBM programs.

Around 2,000 Ukrainian companies are currently IBM clients, Pastushenko said.

Source: Interfax