DFDS will use Turkish acquisition to attract IT talents

DFDS is struggling to attract IT talents at home. Now, the company will start hunting for talents in Turkey following its acquisition of U.N. Ro-Ro.

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Shipping company DFDS is strengthening its presence in Turkey after its acquisition a few months ago of U.N. Ro-Ro., Turkey's largest operator of ferry routes between Europe and Turkey.

DFDS is now opening an IT development center in Istanbul, Turkey, to supplement the shipping company's development units in Copenhagen and Immingham. The goal is to attract IT talents from Turkey's top universities to work with new solutions and apps, which the company are currently buying from third parties, writes DFDS in a press release.

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