Horticruitment UK has acquired English Country Gardeners – who have provided a recruitment service to the owners of country homes and estates for over 15 years. The transaction, which was completed on 21st February 2011, is expected to have an immediate positive effect on Horticruitment’s projected growth.
Launched over 15 years ago, English Country Gardeners specialise in the recruitment of professional gardeners for the private estate market both throughout the UK and abroad. Linda Way, Managing Director, confirmed that she was delighted to hand over the reins of ECG to Horticruitment. “I am so pleased that Mike and his team at Horticruitment will continue the traditions of ECG and provide a great stepping stone for its future development. I know that our clients and candidates will be well looked after and am working hard towards a smooth transition.”
“The acquisition of ECG makes sense for us on a number of fronts” said Mike Fuller, Managing Director, Horticruitment. “We’ve always looked for suitable acquisitions to help accelerate our growth. The combination of Horticruitments leading-edge technology and ECG’s experience will enable us to continue to improve the service provided to our clients when sourcing and recruiting the best people for them.”
The combined candidate database of the two companies now provides the major resource for clients in the horticultural industry throughout the UK and worldwide.
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