Samsic strengthens UK presence with Regent re-branding
A major revision of UK contractor Regent Samsic's market offer has
launched at www.regentsamsic.com
The Coventry-based company services have been aggregated into a single
brand presence with increased prominence given to owner
Groupe Samsic reflecting the €1.45
bn. turnover French giant's upscaled ambitions for the UK building
support services marketplace.
Foremost in the revision is the centralising of Regent Samsic's mainstay
cleaning and security operations to meet growing demand for
single-source, bundled service offers.
The revision takes in revised branding, new uniforms, vehicle livery,
office signage and related aspects of presentation and marketing for
Regent Samsic, whose 14 regional offices provide
security, and complementary facility
management support services to 1700
sites across the UK occupied by 750 clients.
Commenting on the developments at the company's annual management
conference, Regent Samsic joint managing director John Critchell said:
'With the market place moving toward multi-service delivery, the time is
ideal for repositioning our business as a multi service provider.
'We are developing a growing portfolio managed directly and via approved
service partners taking in complementary services such as portering and
handyman duties, waste management, grounds maintenance, pest control,
M&E, amongst others.
'Groupe Samsic brings an even broader range of skills and expertise to
the UK facilities sector market where our aim is to develop into its
most successful supplier through service excellence, innovation and
employing and training the best people within the industry.'
In an address to an audience of 100 Regent Samsic managers, Groupe
Samsic international president, Olivier Payen outlined Samsic's
international aims to exploit new markets with factotum offers spanning
green space management to payroll outsourcing
'Regent Samsic has done a great job of complementing the international
strengths we can offer as a group with the local focus it provides
clients through its regional operations and management teams.
'The time is right for enabling our UK subsidiary to provide even more
to its clients and as one of Europe's largest and best-resourced
providers, we are ideally positioned to support it in our joint aims.'
Founded in 1986 and based in Rennes, Samsic is one of Europe's largest
business service providers and France's second largest cleaning company.
Since formation, Samsic has acquired over 80 established businesses and
launched over 320 new companies to service the needs of 20,000 clients
in France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Spain, Portugal and the UK.
Samsic employs 70,000 people globally. Group turnover (2012/13) was
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