Google opens Latin American headquarters in Argentina [marketwatch.com]
BUENOS AIRES (MarketWatch) -- U.S. Internet search giant Google Inc. is betting on Argentina for its expansion in Latin America.
The Mountain View, Calif., search engine opened an office in Buenos Aires which will be the headquarters of its Latin American operations, company executives said Thursday.
"Argentina will be the third-largest headquarters for Google business development in the world, after those in California and Ireland," Gonzalo Alonso, Google's director general for Latin America's Spanish-speaking countries, said at a press conference in Buenos Aires.
The Buenos Aires office also will manage some clients of its operations in Spain, Alonso said.