Tobacco Company Concentrates Financial Operations in Costa Rica

BASS Americas, owned by British American Tobacco, will concentrate in Costa Rica the majority of its financial operations of the American continent.

Monday, March 8, 2010


It is located in the province of Heredia, and plans to expand its payroll to 200 employees. From there it manage the accounting and financial operations of all the countries of America, with the exception of U.S. and Brazil. reports: “From Heredia, the company will provide support to its other offices in fixed assets, accounts payable, payments and accounting, explained Rudy Sánchez, head of BASS Americas”.

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Costa Rica: Call Center Operations Increases

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Language Line Services announced it will double the translation and interpretation services it provides to the United States in the form of 911 calls, legal proceedings in courts, and health services.

A statement from CINDE reads:

Language Line Services will double its operation in Costa Rica

New Call Center in Costa Rica Inaugurated

December 2012

The company Convergys is continuing to expand its presence in Costa Rica, now with the opening of its fourth contact center, which will hire about 500 new employees.

A press release from the Ministry of Foreign Trade in Costa Rica reads:

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Sykes Opens Third Call Center in Costa Rica

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The multinational Sykes has increased its operations in Costa Rica, where it opened its third call center this week, a $2 million investment that aims to create 700 jobs.

The location chosen was Hatillo, south of San Jose, a place with favorable cost conditions. The initial number of employees is 300 people, reported

Central America strengthen its attraction for call centers

December 2008

Call centers offer multiple services and generate thousands of jobs in CA as they deal with queries from international companies.

Most of these centers provide technical support, financial services or software development, but there are other less known center that are facing life or death situations, explained Juan Diego Villegas, local manager of Language Line (LLS), which provides simultaneous Spanish-English interpretation over the phone.

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