Global Business services sector in latvia
shared service centers, outsourcing companies, research & development centers, centers of excellence

global business services centers (gbsc)

GBSC are globally represented companies with business units in Latvia responsible for providing support services (IT, accounting and finance, client service, procurement, logistics, legal, document management and others) to its group companies worldwide or providing similar support services to legally unrelated entities. In other words, GBSC can be divided into two main groups - shared service centers and business process outsourcing or IT process outsourcing companies.

industry contribution to economic growth of latvia

  • 50 GBSC based in Latvia provide more than 15 thousand jobs;
  • The average gross salary is 2000 euro;
  • The number of people employed by GBSC has increased by 7% in 2020;
  • Approximately 15 million euro paid in A and B class office space leasing transactions every year;
  • GBSC are investing around 10 million euro in employee training activities (soft skills, digital competences, foreign language training).

ABSL LATVIA RESPONSIBILITIES

ADVOCACY

Communication with government institutions, OCMA & EU fundS

TALENTS

Collaboration with universities (improved study programs, industry guest lectures in local universities)

Awareness

Appearance in public media & participation in public events

NETWORKING

Knowledge sharing events organized for our members

INFORMATION

Releasing annual GBS report



BOARD MEMBERS

Fredis Bikovs
Chairman of the Board
ABSL Latvia

Ieva Zirne
Circle K Business Centre

Kim Leandersson
Cognizant Latvia

Alesja Kircenko
SEB Global Services

Intars Sloka

DNB Bank ASA

Lelde Lipska
Cabot Latvia

Sintija Morica
Solvay Business Services Latvia

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