Deutsche Bank, in conjunction with the State of North Carolina and the Town of Cary, marked the grand opening of a new technology development center in Cary today. The facility, located at 3000 Centre Green Way, will operate as DB Global Technology (DBGT), a newly formed subsidiary, and will develop a range of leading-edge applications and software solutions for many of Deutsche Bank’s businesses. The Bank expects to create more than 300 full-time jobs at the facility within the next five years and will draw from information technology professionals in the Raleigh-Durham area in addition to graduates from local universities. The facility will be run by John Eagleson, Chief Operating Officer of DBGT Cary.
North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue and Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, presided over a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony at the site today along with Deutsche Bank’s CIO of Global Debt, Sales and Research for Global Information Services-Capital Markets, Mark Ashton-Rigby.
“We are extremely excited to open this new high-tech facility in the Research Triangle area, which is known for attracting top IT professionals and students and home to many other leading technology companies,” said Ashton-Rigby. “We are proud to be a part of the Raleigh-Durham community, an area that embraces innovation and technology, and we look forward to a long and promising future here.”
“Deutsche Bank and its new technology center is a great fit for the state of North Carolina and the Town of Cary,” said Governor Perdue. “Today’s grand opening represents another milestone as we continue to attract well-respected, global organizations and strengthen the state’s competitive position and economic health.”
“Deutsche Bank’s new facility will be a tremendous asset to the Town of Cary, providing new employment opportunities for our residents. We welcome them to our community,” said Mayor Harold Weinbrecht.
In accordance with Deutsche Bank's commitment to sustainability and to being carbon neutral globally by 2012, the new facility has been designed using a range of energy efficient materials and systems including high efficiency lighting, water conservation fixtures, high efficiency packaged heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) drives along with a recycling program and green cleaning. Additionally, the furniture and finishes include recycled content and low volatile organic compounds and the IT equipment and appliances are all energy star rated. All of Deutsche Bank’s Energy in the United States is sourced from renewable sources, making it one of 17 firms honored by the US Environmental Protection Agency’s “Green Power Partners of the Year.”
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