AVI-SPL expands UK presence
AVI-SPL has announced the expansion of its UK operations with the addition of a new office in Aberdeen, Scotland, and the doubling of its office space in Farnborough, England.
In January 2013, AVI-SPL opened its first UK office in Farnborough with 15 employees, and today the team has grown to more than 80.
The office has more than doubled in revenue year over year, achieving the highest growth for an AVI-SPL office from 2013 to 2014. AVI-SPL’s UK team has focused on delivering integration, VNOC services and strategic onsite services for finance, pharmaceutical and legal clients. AVI-SPL will double its office size at its Farnborough location in order to accommodate the team’s continued growth.
AVI-SPL’s move into Aberdeen, Scotland will help drive its strategy to capture business within the area’s large oil and gas market, with the goal of duplicating the success experienced in Houston and Calgary. The Aberdeen operations will offer complete video communications solutions from design and integration to ongoing support. This includes solutions from video collaboration and conferencing support, to digital media, advanced 3D visualization, advanced audio engineering, and command and control centers.
The new Aberdeen office will be led by business development manager Darren Lindsay, a new addition to the AVI-SPL team. Lindsay has worked in visual communication sales for his entire professional career, starting out at Viju Group (previously CityIS).