November 22, 2011 12:00 ET

PICS Names Ian McKinnon as Executive Director of EMEA

Ian McKinnon Joins PICS as Executive Director to Lead EMEA Expansion

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 22, 2011) - PICS announced today that Ian McKinnon has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the company's EMEA Region. PICS is now the fastest-growing, contractor management company in the world, and Ian's background in business growth is expected to play an integral role in the expansion plans.

The Director of EMEA Expansion role comes shortly after PICS' announcement of seven new international offices, John Moreland, President and CEO of PICS, says of the selection that: "Ian comes to us with an extensive background in risk management, his expertise will help PICS in our efforts to change the industry standard for contractor management at an international level."

Previously, Ian McKinnon ran Exor / SafeContractor, where he helped grow the leading provider of business accreditation and health and safety compliance across the UK. Ian McKinnon will play an integral part of PICS' expansion efforts in contractor management. His global focus will be on implementing solutions for PICS' clients that deliver reduced risk while enhancing their relationship with suppliers and contractors.

"PICS has leapt ahead of the industry in administering the contractor safety management process," says Ian McKinnon. "I am excited to be a part of PICS' impressive growth and I look forward to offering outstanding contractor management services worldwide."

PICS is a global contractor management consortium committed to improving the Health, Safety and Quality of its contractor workforce. PICS' prequalification and auditing services have become the standard in the Chemical, Oil & Gas, Power, Construction, Mining and Manufacturing industries. Access to thousands of vendors' prequalification information is housed online at Founded in 2003 as an organization dedicated to safety, PICS is the fastest-growing, full-service contractor management company worldwide. PICS is headquartered in Irvine, California, with offices in Houston, Texas; Calgary, Canada; Abu Dhabi, UAE; Johannesburg, South Africa; Milton Keynes, U.K.; Munich, Germany; Paris, France; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Sydney, Australia; Singapore; Tokyo, Japan and Hong Kong, China.

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