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AGCO to Launch Digital Capability Centre in India

This digital capability centre (DCC) will leverage India's talent pool and diverse startup and academic ecosystem to conceptualize, develop, and test innovative capabilities that will accelerate the country's technological modernization and digitization journey.

Shivam Dwivedi
Digital Agriculture
Digital Agriculture

AGCO Corporation, a global manufacturer and distributor of agricultural machinery and precision agriculture technology, is initiating a Digital Capability Center in Bengaluru, India. AGCO plans to hire talented individuals in its IT, precision Ag, and digital organisations.

This digital capability centre (DCC) will leverage India's talent pool and diverse startup and academic ecosystem to conceptualise, develop, and test innovative capabilities that will accelerate the country's technological modernization and digitisation journey.

Deloitte India, one of India's leading consulting service providers, will provide full support for the establishment of this centre in Bengaluru.

"India has the right talent ecosystem for this global digital capability centre," said Daniel Zapf, Vice President, Chief Information Officer, AGCO Corporation.

"We believe that our collaboration with Deloitte India will help to incubate and rapidly scale our digital capability centre, as well as attract the best technology talent for AGCO." This strategy will assist us in accelerating our global farmer-centric transformation," he added.

Deloitte India is enthusiastic about the potential of this centre. "India is a critical and pivotal link in global organizations' global talent and services supply chain. The presence of AGCO in India will boost Agritech talent in this talent market.”

"We are excited to join AGCO on their journey and assist them in achieving their strategic goals and objectives," said Ravi Mehta, Partner, Deloitte India.

AGCO is a global leader in agricultural machinery design, manufacturing, and distribution, as well as precision agriculture technology. AGCO provides value to customers through its differentiated brand portfolio, which includes core brands such as Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson, and Valtra.

AGCO's full line of farm equipment and services, powered by Fuse smart farming solutions, assist farmers in feeding the world sustainably. AGCO, which was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, USA, had net sales of $11.1 billion in 2021.

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