Gibbs S3 and World Wide Technology Sign Strategic Deal
- Trading Systems
- 05.04.2016 07:45 am
Gibbs S3, the UK-based hybrid workforce solutions provider, has announced that it has signed a deal to provide their project based staffing services to World Wide Technology (WWT), marking at 51 on Forbes’ list of America’s largest private companies. The agreement will see Gibbs S3 working with WWT throughout the EMEA region. The global systems integrator recently announced total revenue of $7.4bn for the last calendar year.
The deal is yet another acknowledgement of Gibbs S3’s innovative approach to staffing solutions, as WWT have enlisted Gibbs S3’s new talent management service to deliver value for their business.
Farida Gibbs, CEO and Founder of Gibbs S3, comments: “This latest deal is a huge success for Gibbs S3 and it shows that our approach, tailoring our services specifically to customer’s needs, is setting us apart from our competitors. Our solutions are developed in response to feedback from customers, and in understanding what they require, we can adapt what we provide. The commonality of culture between us and WWT meant that this was an ideal partnership and I look forward to assisting them in their continual expansion across the EMEA region.”
With a 53 per cent increase in annual revenue to £49.3million, Gibbs S3 announced its most successful year to date, seeing yearly net profit increase by 82 per cent. The addition of its programme consultancy division, with managed service provider (MSP) and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), gives Gibbs S3 the flexibility to adapt to customer requirements.
Ben Boswell, Director, UK & Ireland at WWT, comments: "We have chosen to work with Gibbs S3 as they have a proven reputation within global FTSE 100 organisations as a services oriented organisation providing workforce solutions across Big Data, Cyber Security, Collaboration and Data Centre. In our partnership to date, Gibbs S3 have proven their ability to supplement WWT’s skill set with incredibly talented resources."
WWT is a global technology integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations. Through its culture of innovation, WWT inspires, builds and delivers business results, from idea to outcome. WWT employs more than 3,000 people and operates over 2 million square feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world.
Ann Marr, vice president of Global Human Resources at WWT, comments: “Gibbs S3 can provide us with the workforce solutions that will help to power our growth throughout the EMEA region. As a technology company, it is critical that we have the right personnel to continue growing and our operations in the region are a significant factor for this. We will have access to some of the best talent out there so we can continue to provide our expertise, helping organisations to discover, evaluate, architect and implement technology.”