PayPal has officially opened the doors to its new global operations centre in Malaysia. This new facility offers service and support in English to PayPal’s customers across Asia and provides additional risk and financial services operations for PayPal’s business globally. Further Asian language support will be added in the near future. Hiring at the facility is well ahead of schedule with 200 staff already on-site. The company plans to hire up to 500 employees by end of 2013.
The facility is strategically located at 1 First Avenue, Dataran Bandar Utama, which is a Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) status building developed to support the growth of high-tech companies in Malaysia. To expand its facility, PayPal is recruiting Internet-savvy university graduates and providing extensive training programmes on site. Interested candidates can apply online for customer service representatives and operational specialist positions at http://www.ebaycareers.com/home.html
In a symbolic show of celebration, Dato Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir launches the Paypal Global Operations Centre in Malaysia today. Looking on is John McCabe, PayPal senior vice president of global operations and Rupert Keeley, PayPal’s senior vice president for Asia Pacific (L-R)
(L-R) John McCabe, PayPal senior vice president of global operations, Dato’ Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir, Deputy Minister (Trade), Ministry of International Trade and Industry and Rupert Keeley, PayPal’s senior vice president for Asia Pacific.