Lisbon, 27th April 2016 – Bizdirect, a technological company of Sonae IM, closed 2015 with 38.3 million € in revenues, increasing 9% comparing to the previous year and 22% above budget. The international performance represented 4.2 million of revenues in 2015 - about 15% of the total. This numbers clearly reflect the bet on international expantion and nearshore business started in 2014.
In 2016 "Bizdirect will remain focused in its international growth strategy supported by the Competence Center in Viseu. We will continue to provide Microsoft technology solutions customized to match the needs of our customers and we will also keep on promoting the high quality of our team. Our strategy to Portugal is to reinforce the active search of new business opportunities which allow us to add value to our current customers and leverage our offer. We will also strengthen our strategic partnerships with technological suppliers in order to promote our customers loyalty", explains João Mira Santiago, Bizdirect CEO.
According Sapna Govindji, Bizdirect CFO, "in 2015 we assisted on the recovery of the Portuguese IT market, which reflected positively in all business areas of Bizdirect: technological infrastructure, management of corporate contracts and solutions. In international market our nearshore business is starting to have a strong impact on profitability of the Company".