19 April 2013

ACI Worldwide to create 60 new jobs in Limerick, Ireland

19 April 2013 - ACI Worldwide Inc. is to expand its Software Development Centre in Limerick with the creation of 60 new jobs. ACI Worldwide is a major vendor of software and services to the global payments industry. This investment is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland. 

Making the announcement, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD said “ICT is a key part of the Government’s plans for jobs and growth, and in the time since we took office a total of more than 11,000 additional people are at work in this sector. Today’s announcement that ACI Worldwide, a major international player in this sector, is expanding its operations in Limerick with the creation of 60 new jobs is great news for the region and for the sector. I am determined to ensure that, with continued strong implementation of the Action Plan for Jobs, we can see further investment in this sector to create the jobs we need.'' 

Commenting on the announcement, EVP of Development for ACI Tony Scotto said “We made the decision to expand our Limerick facility in recognition of the success of our existing software development centre. This expansion is in response to our growing need to attract more top talent in order to meet the global demand for our products and services. Ireland offers a pro-business environment and a strong calibre of technology professionals to enable us to grow our business.” 

Welcoming the announcement, Barry O’Leary, CEO of IDA Ireland said, ‘Today’s announcement further enhances Ireland’s broad cluster of payment related companies and underlines our continuing ability to attract high-value investments from leading companies in the software development and business services space.’

ACI Worldwide powers electronic payments and banking for more than 1,750 financial institutions, retailers and processors around the world. ACI software enables $13 trillion in payments each day, processing transactions for more than 250 of the leading global retailers, and 18 of the world’s 20 largest banks. 

Source: IDA Ireland