Amway To Begin Operations in Costa Rica

The marketing giant will open a financial operations center in April.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Craig V. Witcher, vice president of the U.S. company, confirmed the news, which was leaked by non-official sources on October 2009.

Witcher also detailed that their offices will be located in Forum 2, Lindora, Santa Ana, in the capital city of San José. reports that the company will initially employ 200 people for several areas: payroll, account management, accounting and tax assistance.

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