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04-24-2012, 11:18 PM #1
New range of digital cameras from SonyStating that while the company was witnessing pressure in the global markets, Sony said it was witnessing strong growth and healthy profits in India with indications that it planned to hire nearly 500 people in the current financial year.
Talking to journalists after the launch of new range of digital cameras here, Sony India Managing Director Masaru Tamagawa said things were different in the Indian markets where Sony was registering strong and healthy growth.
He said the company planned to ramp up its manpower strength in the near future. “Considering both permanent and contract workers, we are at present employing a total of 3,300 people in India. This number will go up to 3,800 by March, 2013,” Mr. Tamagawa added. This is in contrast to the recent announcement by its parent company Sony Corporation which is learnt to have decided to cut nearly 10,000 jobs to reduce losses. “Currently, the Indian market is contributing 5 per cent of the global revenue and it may rise up to 6 per cent in the next one year. Sony India had a revenue of Rs.5,400 crore in 2010-11,” he said....being a human...
04-25-2012, 12:22 PM #2