BSI Group appoints new Managing Director for BSI Management Systems, UK & Ireland

Press release - 2 April 2008

Leading independent global professional services organization BSI Group, has appointed Rob Wallis as Managing Director of BSI Management Systems, UK & Ireland. Rob’s appointment comes at an important time in the continued focus on sustainable growth in BSI’s business, amidst growing pressures for organizations to improve performance, create sustainability and reduce risk using internationally recognized, standards-based solutions.

This appointment strengthens an important aspect of BSI’s strategy for growth, by further demonstrating its commitment to develop its own talent combined with leveraging experience from related industry sectors that will bring diversity to its thinking and business leadership.

Rob joins BSI with over 25 years’ experience in IT services, outsourcing and management consultancy, having held managing director and senior management positions at LogicaCMG, EDS and Hedra. He has extensive commercial experience working with clients in the transport, supply chain, manufacturing and retail sectors.

Commenting on his appointment, Rob said: “Having gained a wide range of experience in the IT services, outsourcing and management consultancy industry, I'm looking forward to bringing my knowledge and experience into BSI, but also learning from the talent and successes already evident within the BSI business. Organizations have a growing challenge for greater transparency, governance and compliance in their operation, as well as a focus on improved quality and productivity. My focus is to ensure we play an increasing, innovative and valuable role in helping such organizations address these challenges. It’s an exciting time for BSI with the company growing strongly and I’m delighted to be joining at this important time.”

About BSI Group
BSI Management Systems is part of BSI Group, a global independent professional business services organization that inspires confidence and delivers assurance to customers with standards-based solutions. Originating as the world’s first national standards body, the Group has over 2,250 staff in more than 50 global offices. The Group’s key offerings are:

  • The development and sale of private, national and international standards and supporting information
  • Second and third-party management systems assessment and certification
  • Product testing and certification of services and products
  • Performance management software solutions
  • Training services in support of standards implementation and business best practice.

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