International Payment Processing Company Commits 1,500 Jobs to Ohio

International Payment Processing Company Commits 1,500 Jobs to OhioJobsOhio

Barclaycard’s decision invest $15 million and create 1.500 jobs in the state Ohio is tied with Amazon for the largest single-site jobs commitment in 2015.


With a Financial Services employee base of more than 300,000, Ohio stood out as the ideal location for Barclaycard, the U.S. division of United Kingdom-based financial services company Barclays newest facility. The company’s move to invest in the Cincinnati region is one of the largest job announcements of 2015, tying Barclaycard US with Amazon for largest single-site job commitments in that year. 
 
In May 2016, Barclaycard US broke ground on its Hamilton facility. The company is expected to create 1,500 jobs and invest $15 million in the Cincinnati region by 2018.
 
In a Cincinnati Enquirer report, Barclaycard US CEO Curt Hess said locating in Hamilton a simple one. "What made it simple for me was the skilled labor market, quality real estate and infrastructure, and the welcoming business climate," said Hess.


Maximize Operational Excellence in Ohio

Ohio offers Financial Services companies assets to lower the cost of business without sacrificing talent quality. Ohio has the fifth largest Financial Services industry in the United States and several world-leaders in banking already have operations in the state: Chase Bank, Huntington Bank, Fifth Third Bank, KeyBank and BMW Financial Services.
 
These assets and many others help Financial Services companies maximize operational excellence making Ohio the ideal U.S. destination for companies looking to locate or expand.  Learn more about Financial Services in Ohio.