Anthem Inc. creates 1800 jobs in Midtown Atlanta - CBS46 News

Anthem Inc. creates 1800 jobs in Midtown Atlanta

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

New jobs are coming to Atlanta.

Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, announced on Wednesday that Anthem Inc., one of the largest health benefits companies will create 1,800 information technology jobs in Midtown Atlanta.

Anthem's new facility will be located at the Bank of America Plaza allowing close collaboration between the IT hub and the Anthem Innovation Studio.

"I am excited that Anthem has chosen Atlanta for its consolidated IT business, where the company will have access to a base of highly skilled workers and thriving business community focused on building the future," said Reed. "This move demonstrates that Atlanta is the region's leader in technology and IT talent. This year alone three major Fortune 500 companies have established IT and innovation centers in our city."

Anthem is a health care insurance company and is the parent company of Blue Cross/Blue Shield. For more information about Anthem's family of companies, please visit their website.

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