News - Gi Group Holding acquires Encore Personnel

Gi Group Holding further expands its presence in the UK manufacturing sector through the acquisition of Encore Personnel

Encore Personnel, an ambitious and leading regional recruitment organisation, joins Gi Group Holding, one of the World's Leading HR companies.
Milan, Italy - 1st October 2022

Gi Group Holding, one of the world’s largest multinational staffing companies, and active in more than 100 countries across the globe, has concluded the acquisition of Encore Personnel, a well-established, UK-based recruitment company.

Active for more than 20 years, Encore operates through 11 branches plus 22 managed service sites, offering temporary and permanent recruitment solutions, to clients across the UK.

It was always my preference that should Encore be acquired it would be by a world-class recruitment leader in our sector, that shared our vision and cultural values, I am pleased to say this is very evident with Gi Group Holding

Pete Taylor, Managing Director of Encore Personnel.

Commenting on the acquisition, Stefano Colli-Lanzi, CEO and Founder of  Gi Group Holding says: 

This latest acquisition allows us to consolidate our position as a leading provider of recruitment services to the UK’s driving, industrial, and manufacturing sectors. It will enable us to become even more competitive and in turn, strengthens our position as a global player in the recruitment sector

Stefano Colli-Lanzi, CEO and Founder of Gi Group Holding

I’m very excited to welcome Encore Partners to the Gi Group Holding family, there are big opportunities for us to achieve synergies and to deliver solutions that truly respond to the increasingly complex needs of the UK market

Paulo Canoa, CEO and UK & Ireland Country Manager

About Encore Personnel

Encore Personnel is a multi-award-winning recruitment agency that has been recognised for its outstanding customer service and ambitious growth. Established in 2001 and employing more than 200 staff, the business grown to become a £94m turnover agency, providing temporary and permanent jobs to the industrial, driving, energy, engineering, manufacturing, managed services, and professional services sectors. Ranked as one of the fastest growth businesses in the UK (Sunday Times), it has been named in The London Stock Exchange Group’s prestigious ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ twice over and has also been placed on Recruitment International’s Top 250. 
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