GI Group Holding further expands its presence in the UK manufacturing sector through the acquisition of Encore Personnel

Encore Personnel, an ambitious and leading regional recruitment organization, joins Gi Group Holding, one of the World’s Leading HR Companies


Milan, Italy (01 October, 2022) – Gi Group Holding, one of the world’s largest multinational staffing companies, and active in more than 100 countries across the globe, has concluded the acquisition of Encore Personnel, a well-established, UK-based recruitment company.

Active for more than 20 years, Encore operates through 11 branches plus 22 managed service sites, offering temporary and permanent recruitment solutions, to clients across the UK.

“It was always my preference that should Encore be acquired it would be by a world-class recruitment leader in our sector, that shared our vision and cultural values, I am pleased to say this is very evident with Gi Group Holding.” says Pete Taylor, Managing Director of Encore Personnel.

Commenting on the acquisition, Stefano Colli-Lanzi, CEO and President of the Gi Group says: “This latest acquisition allows us to consolidate our position as a leading provider of recruitment services to the UK’s driving, industrial, and manufacturing sectors. It will enable us to become even more competitive and in turn, strengthens our position as a global player in the recruitment sector.”

“I’m very excited to welcome Encore Partners to the Gi Group Holding family,” says Paulo Canoa, CEO and UK & Ireland Country Manager, “there are big opportunities for us to achieve synergies and to deliver solutions that truly respond to the increasingly complex needs of the UK market.”


Note – Encore Personnel was acquired by Gi Group Holding in October 2022


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