French IT major Capgemini will hire 6,000 more people in India taking its total headcount here to 46,000 this year, a top company official said today.
Capgemini's India headcount will grow by as much as 15 per cent in 2013, Capgemini CEO Paul Hermelin said.
Hermlin is accompanying the French President Francois Hollande, who is on a two-day visit to India beginning today.
At present, the company's workforce in India stands at 40,000, he added.
The company has operations across nine cities in India with expertise in energy and utilities, manufacturing, telecom and financial service's sectors among others.
Capgemini group, which reported revenues of 9.7 billion euro, has presence in in 40 countries and employees over 120,000 people worldwide. The company offers consulting, technology and outsourcing services.