Google to start operations in Peru

Isabel Guerra

Google plans to start operating in Peru, said its General Regional Director, Alexandre Hohagen.

Peru will join the other five Latin American countries where Google is more used and has more presence: Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Chile and Colombia.

“We have an aggressive expansion plan for 2010, and we are thinking of opening more operations in the region. Peru will be next,” said Hohagen.

Google found out that “many searches are conducted from Peru,” and decided to open an office here, hire local people and start with the sales work, development of new businesses and contact with press and Government.”

Google is currently deciding where will they open another office, but they said it is likely that they will do it in Central America.

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