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September 26, 2016 at 5:00 AM EDT

Guidewire Software Expands Kraków Development Centre

Polish software development skill underpins continued business growth

KRAKÓW, Poland & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 26, 2016-- Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to general insurers, today announced the expansion of its Regional Development Centre in Kraków with additional office space to accommodate its growing team. Guidewire aims to recruit 60 additional staff during 2016/17.

The Kraków centre was opened in 2015 to support increasing global customer demand. Kraków is Guidewire’s eighth global development centre, joining teams in California, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Dublin, Tokyo and Toronto. The existing 30-member team has been recruited from the pool of talented software development professionals across the region. Growing this Development Centre will allow Guidewire to continue expansion of its global development capabilities, with a focus on key components of the Guidewire Insurance Platform™.

“We are very happy with the quality and talent of our Kraków team and the decision to establish our eighth, global Development Centre here in Poland has certainly benefited our customers and our company,” commented Ali Kheirolomoom, chief product officer, Guidewire Software. “In expanding this team, we will be able to deliver valuable product enhancements for our customers in alignment with our product roadmaps.”

“The outstanding work produced by our staff here makes the decision to expand this centre an easy one,” said Dan Lonborg, EMEA senior engineering director, Guidewire Software. “Guidewire’s goal is to deliver the best possible software for general insurers; to allow them to adapt and succeed in a time of rapid industry change. Our Kraków team plays an important role in this and will continue to do so.”

Guidewire is actively recruiting experienced, senior professionals for the following roles:

  • Software QA Engineers
  • Product Managers
  • Development Engineers.

Further details are available at: https://careers.guidewire.com/

About Guidewire Software

Guidewire delivers the software that general insurers need to adapt and succeed in a time of rapid industry change. We combine three elements – core operations, data and analytics, and digital engagement – into a technology platform that enhances insurers’ ability to engage and empower their customers and employees. 260 general insurers around the world have selected Guidewire. For more information, please visit www.guidewire.com. Follow us on twitter: @Guidewire_PandC.

NOTE: Guidewire, Guidewire Software, Guidewire ClaimCenter, Guidewire PolicyCenter, and Guidewire BillingCenter are registered trademarks of Guidewire Software, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.

Source: Guidewire Software, Inc.

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Louise Bradley
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