US based precision agriculture company, AGCO coming up with digital capability centre in India

US based precision agriculture company, AGCO coming up with digital capability centre in India
India is a critical and pivotal link in the global talent and services supply chain of global organisations. AGCO's presence in India will further boost agritech talent in this talent market

AGCO Corporation, a global manufacturer and distributor of agricultural machinery and precision agriculture technology, is initiating a digital capability centre in Bengaluru, India.

AGCO is planning to hire talented professionals in both its IT and precision Ag and digital organisations. This digital capability centre (DCC) will leverage India’s talent pool and diverse ecosystem of startups and academia to conceptualise, develop, and test innovative capabilities that accelerate its technology modernisation and digitisation journey.

Deloitte India, one of India’s leading consulting service providers, will provide end-to-end support to set up this centre in Bengaluru.

“India has the right talent ecosystem for this global digital capability centre, and we are confident it will help us continue to lead the industry as a trusted partner for industry-leading, smart farming solutions,” said Daniel Zapf, Vice President, Chief Information Officer, AGCO Corporation. “We believe that our association with Deloitte India will incubate and rapidly scale our digital capability centre and attract the best technology talent for AGCO. This strategy will help us accelerate our farmer-centric transformation globally,” he added.

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Deloitte India is excited about the possibilities of this centre. “India is a critical and pivotal link in the global talent and services supply chain of global organisations. AGCO’s presence in India will further boost agritech talent in this talent market. We are excited to partner with AGCO in their journey and to help AGCO realise their strategic goals and objectives,” said Ravi Mehta, Partner, Deloitte India.

AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and precision Ag technology. AGCO delivers customer value through its differentiated brand portfolio including core brands like Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson and Valtra. Powered by Fuse smart farming solutions, AGCO’s full line of farm equipment and services help farmers sustainably feed the world. Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, USA, AGCO had net sales of US$11.1 billion in 2021.

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