IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Sep 5, 2012) - PICS is expanding its existing contractor screening and auditing business in Africa with the appointment of Peter Brummer. Peter comes to PICS' African Business Development Team with extensive experience in Risk & Safety and Supply Chain management as well as new market development. Peter's appointment provides added support to the existing South African office.
PICS is an established, simplified contractor prequalification service operating in Africa and throughout the world. PICS currently supports a vast client base of the safest and most successful companies in the world. The PICS supply chain management solution is flexible, simple to use, and provides contractor data on demand to PICS clients.
By recruiting highly experienced and knowledgeable professionals from the safety and supply chain management sector, PICS has swiftly established its credentials in Africa, demonstrating how its services can best benefit businesses across a wide range of sectors.
Peter Brummer has over 15 years' experience in the international contract management field. During this time he led new business and implementation projects for blue-chip clients with global operations. In that role, Mr. Brummer integrated client objectives with local regulatory requirements and established sector best practices. Peter also advises clients on how to engage contractors and suppliers in their sustainability initiatives.
Ian McKinnon, Executive Director for PICS in EMEA, commented, "PICS employees help our clients streamline supply chain management services. They are the reason the PICS process is efficient and simplified. I am delighted to welcome Peter to the team and look forward to working with him in providing our clients with excellent service."
PICS is a global contractor screening consortium committed to improving Health, Safety and Quality. PICS' prequalification and auditing services have become the standard in many industries, including: Chemical, Oil & Gas, Power, Construction, Mining and Manufacturing. Access to thousands of vendors' prequalification information is housed online at www.PICSauditing.com. Founded in 2003 as an organization dedicated to safety, PICS is the fastest-growing, full-service contractor prequalification company worldwide. PICS is headquartered in Irvine, California, with offices in Houston, Texas; Calgary, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Johannesburg, South Africa; Maidenhead, U.K.; Munich, Germany; Paris, France; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Sydney, Australia; Singapore; Tokyo, Japan and Hong Kong, China.
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