NES Global Talent and Fircroft Group join forces
NES Global Talent and the Fircroft Group are combining their expertise to create a powerhouse global technical workforce solutions organisation.
NES Global Talent (NES) is an international leader in engineering and technical resource solutions operating in the oil and gas, power, renewables, chemicals, life sciences and mining sectors, while the Fircroft Group (Fircroft) is a global technical and engineering workforce solutions provider spanning the oil and gas, chemicals, ICT, energy, renewables, mining, automotive and construction sectors.
The combined entity, to be known as NES Fircroft, has operations in 45 countries, offering clients a comprehensive global solution for engineering and technical resource requirements.
Tig Gilliam, CEO, NES Global Talent, comments: “Offering the very best solutions for our clients and career opportunities for our contractors and consultants requires scale and deep expertise. Bringing the NES and Fircroft teams together delivers on these requirements and will further strengthen and support our values of service, client focus, compliance and safety.”
Stephen Buckley, CFO, NES Global Talent adds: “NES has always had a strong growth vision in place and has invested in the right areas to ensure we can fulfil our ambitions. To continue on this trajectory, whilst completing this deal, we have simultaneously signed a new banking agreement that supports the organic growth of the business and provides support for more transactions in the future.”
Johnathan Johnson, CEO, Fircroft concludes: “This is a really exciting time in Fircroft’s history, to join forces with NES Global Talent and create a single, unified business to compete at the highest level. Our combined businesses will significantly extend our geographic footprint, strengthen our client and contractor network, increase our participation in key end markets and harness the specialist skills, knowledge and expertise of our combined teams.”
NES Fircroft will be led by Tig Gilliam as CEO. Johnathan Johnson will join the NES Executive team as executive director alongside Simon Coton (COO) and Stephen Buckley (CFO). Johnathan will also join with the current NES Board Members to make up the new NES Fircroft Board.