• Kyodo News


Fujitsu Ltd. said Friday it will try to increase the number of its group employees in India to 8,500 by 2009, up from about 3,000 at the moment, as part of efforts to expand its global business capabilities and to achieve a group operating profit margin of 5 percent or more in the business year through March 2010.

Fujitsu said it will recruit additional Indian employees to strengthen its offshore services.

In the previous business year that ended in March, the Japanese company’s operating profit margin came to 3.6 percent on sales of 5.1 trillion yen.

Under a three-year business plan, the major maker of computers and semiconductors also said it will try to increase its overseas sales ratio to over 40 percent in business 2009, compared with 36 percent in business 2006.

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