Primerica Opens New Technology Innovation Center in Gwinnett County
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 29, 2019--
Primerica, Inc. (NYSE: PRI), a leading provider of financial services to middle income families in North America, joined Partnership Gwinnett yesterday to celebrate the grand opening of the Primerica Technology Innovation Center (PTIC) in Gwinnett County, metro Atlanta, Georgia.
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Glenn Williams, Primerica CEO, prepares to cut the ribbon at the opening of the Primerica Technology Innovation Center. (Photo: Business Wire)
Primerica’s 38,000 square-foot facility, located on Breckinridge Blvd. in unincorporated Gwinnett County, will serve as the epicenter of the company’s digital innovation. The center provides Primerica with the space and cutting-edge tools needed to accelerate digital initiatives and drive business growth.
“After several years of rapid growth, the employee count at our headquarters in Gwinnett County has nearly reached capacity with over 1,800 employees,” said Glenn Williams, Primerica Chief Executive Officer. “We are excited to be relocating a large portion of our IT team to a new, state-of-the-art facility that provides our teammates with an open-concept, highly collaborative work environment. Continuing to enhance our technological capabilities is vital to our ongoing growth and is strategically important for our company.”
The new PTIC has room for over 200 employees and is an open space with flexible workstations that enhance team collaboration and innovation while helping to attract and retain creative talent. The workspace is technology-enabled to support employees where and how they want to work.
“Gwinnett provides the environment, talent and infrastructure that successful companies like Primerica need to flourish,” said Gwinnett County Commissioner Jace Brooks. “Primerica is a valued member of the Gwinnett Community and we congratulate them on their continued growth and success.”
In the past year alone, Primerica added more than 80 new jobs, with over half of those being new technology positions. The company currently has approximately 20 new technology positions available.
Headquartered in the City of Duluth, Primerica has been named a Top Workplace by the Atlanta Journal Constitution for six consecutive years from 2014 – 2019 and in 2019, Forbes named Primerica to its 2019 list of America Best Employers for Women.
“Companies who relocate or start their business in Gwinnett are always exciting projects, but when an existing company, like Primerica, chooses to reinvest in our community and grow in place that is the highest compliment we can receive,” said Andrew Carnes, Vice President of Economic Development at Partnership Gwinnett. “This kind of announcement is a testament to the business climate and unparalleled workforce found in Gwinnett County.”
To learn more about Primerica, please visit www.primerica.com/public/our-impact.html.
For more information, or to learn how to get involved in local economic development efforts, please visit www.partnershipgwinnett.com.
About Partnership Gwinnett
Partnership Gwinnett is a public-private initiative dedicated to bringing new jobs and capital investment to Gwinnett County, Georgia. Since 2006, Partnership Gwinnett has worked with its local partners to attract and retain jobs, cultivate capital investment, support educational institutions, foster workforce development and contribute to the exceptional quality of life found in Gwinnett. Fueled by the support of over one hundred companies, municipalities, Gwinnett County, K-12 and higher education systems, the mission of Partnership Gwinnett is to strengthen the community’s diverse economy to compete in the global marketplace and position Gwinnett as the premiere place to live, work and play.
Primerica, Inc., headquartered in Duluth, GA, is a leading provider of financial services to middle- income households in North America. Licensed representatives educate consumers about how to better prepare for a more secure financial future by assessing their needs and providing appropriate solutions through term life insurance, mutual funds, annuities and other financial products. Primerica insured approximately 5 million lives and had over 2 million client investment accounts at December 31, 2018. Primerica, through its insurance company subsidiaries, was the #2 issuer of Term Life insurance coverage in North America in 2018. Primerica stock is included in the S&P MidCap 400 and the Russell 1000 stock indices and is traded on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PRI.”
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