Friday, August 3, 2012's Ogden service and sales center to open Saturday

One of’s two worldwide customer service and sales centers will officially open for business Saturday, eventually bringing over 700 jobs with it.

A “board-cutting” ceremony will be held at noon Saturday at the center’s recently completed 100,000-square-foot building in Business Depot Ogden, 801 Depot Drive.

Ogden Business Development Manager Steve Fishburn said the event will be attended by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, Lt. Gov. Greg Bell, Mayor Mike Caldwell, other city officials and Hal Lawton,’s president and CEO.

Peter Makowski, a project coordinator with Ogden’s community and economic development department,
said has already hired 200 employees to fill positions that are immediately needed to begin operations, and the company hopes to fill 500 more positions by early next year. Standard Examiner