Pramerica Systems Ireland Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of
U.S.-headquartered Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU), today opened a
new €42 million campus in Letterkenny, continuing its long-term
commitment to County Donegal. Opening with just eight employees in 2000,
Pramerica has grown to become the largest employer in the northwest
region with more than 1,500 people on staff.
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Pramerica state-of-the-art campus. (Photo: Business Wire)
The new 130,000-square-foot campus features green technologies for
electricity generation and rainfall harvesting. It has parking for more
than 1,000 vehicles, landscaped and green areas for staff recreation and
many other amenities. Pramerica was established in Letterkenny 17 years
ago, and provides a wide range of technology and business services and
solutions to Prudential.
“This investment underscores our commitment to the Letterkenny community
and to Ireland,” said Barbara Koster, senior vice president and chief
information officer, who was on site for the opening. “This new campus
ensures that the immensely talented people who work here have every
resource they need to provide excellent service to the customers they
support. The exceptional community backing we enjoy here only adds to
Construction took a year, was one of the largest construction projects
in the country and employed more than 220 local tradespeople.
During her visit, Koster will be recognized as a recipient of the Tip
O’Neill Irish Diaspora Award for her professional achievements and
support for Ireland. O’Neill was Speaker of the U.S. House of
Representatives from 1977 to 1987, and his maternal grandparents were
Pramerica will donate €10,000 to the local Special Olympics to coincide
with the opening, continuing a tradition that it started when the first
office opened in 2000.
About Prudential Financial, Inc.
Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:
PRU), a financial services leader with more than $1 trillion of
assets under management as of June 30, 2017, has operations in the
United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. The company’s diverse
and talented employees are committed to helping individual and
institutional customers grow and protect their wealth through a variety
of products and services, including life insurance, annuities,
retirement-related services, mutual funds and investment management. In
the U.S., the company’s iconic Rock symbol has stood for strength,
stability, expertise and innovation for more than a century. Prudential
Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated in any manner
with Prudential plc, a company incorporated in the United Kingdom. For
more information, please visit news.prudential.com.
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