Larraín talks about Chile's exit from ISS


The Secretary of State indicated that "there are some who, due to decisions of their headquarters, decided not to be here".

The Minister of Finance, Felipe Larraín, referred to the departure of the Danish ISS services company from the country and to about 15 thousand employees in Chile.

"I think we are going to see a lot more companies that are going to arrive than the ones that are going, since there are already 40 thousand companies that are in the world of design and many others that are coming and that are considering the country, there are some who by decisions of their headquarters decided not to be here ", said the Secretary of State after attending the conference "Demand Solutions Chile, Ideas to Improve Lives," organized by the IDB.

Yesterday, company executives announced that they will leave 13 markets considered to be non-profitable, among them Chile.

In an interview with Financial NewsDaniel C. Ryan, CEO of ISS Americas, commented that the process will not mean closing the offices that have been operating for 14 years, but that a sales process will begin. In addition, he assured that no dismissal will be generated.

With annual sales in Chile of about US $ 200 million and about 450 clients with presence in 19 cities between Arica and Punta Arenas. In fact, Chile is the largest ISS operation in Latin America, surpassing Brazil, Argentina and Mexico.


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