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EPAM Empathy Lab Opens New Office in Philadelphia in Response to Rapid Growth

Press Release:

Newtown, PA — September 5, 2013EPAM Empathy Lab, an integrated digital strategy and execution practice of EPAM Systems, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM), formally announces the opening of their newest office in Philadelphia, PA. Located in the Sheridan Building, the office is a direct response to the company’s explosive growth and recruitment needs.

“We have seen incredible growth over the last several quarters — the decision to open a new office in Center City is an expression of our commitment to anticipating growth and scaling our practice in the right way,” said Kevin Labick, EPAM’s Global Head of Digital Strategy and Execution. “With many of our current and future employees living in or close to the city, this new location translates into better economics — improved access to transportation, shorter commutes and a more centralized location for client meetings.”

The new office has room for approximately 40 employees and will be used primarily to accommodate new employees, while the  Conshohocken, PA location will remain the company’s headquarters. The company also has plans in the works for new offices on the West Coast.

EPAM Empathy Lab is a leader in driving breakthrough omni-channel strategies, experiences and solutions that deliver superior ROI for Fortune 500 and fast-growth organizations, serving brands all over the world, such as Sony, NBCU, Sephora, AIG, DirecTV and Adidas. The company is a two-time Philly.comTop Places to Work” recipient — a distinction proudly earned by the voice of its own employees. EPAM was also ranked #6 on the 2013 Forbes “America’s 25 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies” list earlier this year.

This Thursday, September 5th, EPAM Empathy Lab will host the first in a series of monthly open houses at the new location. From 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, candidates, local businesses and the media are welcome to visit the space. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. No appointment is required. The office is located at 125 South 9th Street, Suite 901, Philadelphia, PA 19107.


About EPAM Systems

Established in 1993, EPAM Systems, Inc.  (NYSE: EPAM) provides complex software engineering solutions through its award-winning Central and Eastern European service delivery platform. Headquartered in the United States, EPAM employs approximately 8,900 IT professionals and serves clients worldwide from its locations in the United States, Canada, UK, Switzerland, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, Belarus, Hungary, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Poland.

EPAM is ranked #6 on the 2013 Forbes “America’s 25 Fastest-Growing Tech Companies” list and is recognized among the leaders in software product development services by Forrester and Zinnov analysts. The company is also included in the top 30 outsourcing service providers in IAOP’s "The 2013 Global Outsourcing 100" list.


Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes statements which may constitute forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, the accuracy of which are necessarily subject to risks, uncertainties, and assumptions as to future events that may not prove to be accurate. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied include general economic conditions and the factors discussed in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. EPAM undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, except as may be required under applicable securities law.

For more information, please visit www.epam.com