Aberdeen Drilling College (ADS), the worldwide coaching and consultancy firm, has acquired IAS Worldwide (IAS) boosting its coaching and competency administration portfolio for the Center East market.
Following the acquisition, the consultancy outlined that it has its sights firmly set on progress within the area, appointing two senior administrators, Graeme Eglintine and Petru Cioban.
Pushed by growing demand for workforce growth to satisfy the wants of the booming drilling market, ADS will now provide a broader portfolio of services together with new rent assessments, role-specific development applications, and rig reactivation assist, ADS mentioned in its assertion. The corporate goals to double its MENA buyer base by 2024 and can enhance its headcount within the area by 150 p.c over the following 18 months to service progress.
Eglintine as Regional Director will concentrate on main competency providers and coaching applications within the Center East, supported by Cioban as Operations Director. Primarily based at new workplaces in Dubai, Eglintine and Cioban deliver over 50 years of drilling expertise from earlier roles at IAS and have in depth information in growth and workforce planning – additional enhancing ADS’s worldwide providing, the assertion reads.
“We’re delighted to have acquired IAS which is able to considerably bolster our coaching and consultancy providing to the power market. Our purchasers have lengthy highlighted the hole that exists between compliance and competency. Graeme and Petru stay and breathe this discipline, and their ardour and dedication to bettering particular person and collective competence align completely with our core values. At the moment marks the following step of the ADS journey and we’re excited to see the constructive impression these appointments could have throughout drilling, nicely providers and lifting operations within the area,” Jason Grant, Managing Director of ADS mentioned.
“With rig counts on the rise throughout the Center East, the demand for extremely skilled, competent personnel in any respect ranges is rising in tandem. I’m thrilled to hitch ADS because it shares my philosophy, ardour and dedication to creating and sustaining a protected and technically conscious workforce in our high-risk trade,” Graeme Eglintine, Regional Director, ADS, MENA feedback.
Up to now, the corporate has developed and delivered nicely management coaching in over 50 international locations since its inception in 1982. ADS employs 50 folks globally and, as a part of the RelyOn Nutec group, reaches greater than 10,000 companies throughout 30+ coaching facilities in 20+ international locations.
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