SAINT JOHN–Following Wednesday’s announcement that IBM will create 100 cybersecurity jobs in Fredericton, IBM general manager of global technology services David Drury and New Brunswick premier Brian Gallant announced today that plans to expand operations at the company’s office in Saint john will create 110 new full-time jobs, as well as 40 new positions in Florenceville-Bristol.
“IBM is a global business that can grow anywhere in the world,” Gallant said. “IBM has chosen to invest and create jobs in New Brunswick because it recognizes that our people are world leaders information technology.”
IBM is expected to further expand New Brunswick operations creating up to 250 new full-time cybersecurity jobs in the next three years, including 110 jobs in Saint John, 40 in Florencevile-Bristol and 100 in Fredericton.
“This economic development investment will create a hub of IT and security technology expertise and high-value jobs in New Brunswick,” said Drury.
“Together, we are planting these economic development seeds to help transition New Brunswick into a knowledge worker economy that can positively tackle huge challenges, such as the monumental growth of cybercrime, for the benefit of all Canadians and organizations worldwide.”