(MENAFN - The Peninsula) VELOSI Group, a global consultant and the leading provider of Quality Control and Engineering Services has recently announced to have acquired about 75 percent shares of Qatar Centre for Career Development (QCCD).
VELOSI is well known for quality control, quality assurance, safety and technical certification. It was founded in 1982. The group provides Asset Integrity, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Engineering services to a number of leading national and multinational oil and gas companies, including Qatar Petroleum, Qapco, BP, Shell, ExxonMobil, ADNOC, PETRONAS, PetroBras, ONGC, and Chevron. The Velosi Group operates globally through five regional headquarters in the USA, the UK, Malaysia, South Africa, and the UAE and has 68 offices in 36 countries worldwide.
In a joint statement at a press conference held to announce the creation of the new entity, namely the VELOSI-QCCD, Sudhir Pandra, VELOSI's Regional Manager, and Dr Shaukat Chandna, QCCD's Managing Director, expressed about the event and what it means for them and their clients in Qatar and across the region.
Dr Shaukat, Managing Director of the new entity, VELOSI-QCCD said: "The name VELOSI is synonymous with high quality, safety standards and everything to do with excellence."
"We are pleased to announce that VELOSI and QCCD are now officially operating as one. Our combination unites two market leaders, VELOSI -QCCD, in Asset Integrity, Health, Safety and Environment (HSE), Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Engineering services, and now all forms of specialist HR Consultancy and soft-skills Management Training and Executive Development. This is indeed the classic blending of the technical with the aesthetics", said Pandra.
QCCD was established in 2007 with an aim to offer soft skill training, management and development. As the company progressed and met corporate bodies, ministries and other government entities, the company realized that it needs to do more to crystallize the vision of the Emir and the Crown Prince.
"There is a great need for proper HR consultancy standards to be established in Qatar to realise the goal set under the Qatar National Vision 2030. We think that if we were with a group like VELOSI, then not only would we, as a corporate body, benefit from it, but our clients would have access to world class HR solutions", Dr Shaukat said. "Everywhere we went people asked us, do we provide HSSE training, do we provide health, safety, security and environment related solutions. To be honest, we were not doing it. So we thought if we were with VELOSI, we would be able to supplement all the good works that is already being done by VELOSI worldwide", he added.
He further added that together now we are uniquely positioned to provide our diversified range of client organisations with the most comprehensive set of solutions available to extend mission critical services and assure they are managed, secured, compliant, and developed in line with international best practices of management capabilities and values.
The company believes that the acquisition of QCCD will help enhance its product and services portfolio which will reflect its commitment to the old adage: "Client First!"
The new entity will operate under the name VELOSI-QCCD, registered in Jersey, UK, and operate as an offshore arm of VELOSI, Qatar.
VELOSI-QCCD will now be providing much broader and deeper range of services as per the customised demands meeting the needs and requirements of the clients beyond their expectations. The group is committed to provide innovative solutions that are not only fresh and creative but technically sound too.
The company boasts to have the facility to extend greater support and resources available worldwide to source, select and place to tap quality professionals permanently or project-based.
The group assures a committed and strong partnership with a long-term strategy for becoming a partner-in-success. It has a goal is to continue delivering dedicated, innovative, high-quality, and high-end service.
"Although VELOSI and QCCD have separate histories, they have always shared a common objective to ensure absolute customer satisfaction, serving them professionally and ethically", Pandra said.
"We remain dedicated to this objective now that we are operating as one. Together VELOSI - QCCD is privileged to serve more than 200 client organizations in more than 45 countries. The depth of our resources and the breadth of our reach are now stronger than ever. We take great pride in our reputation as a company with whom it is easy to do business. That will not change. We will continue working hard to earn trusts", a joint statement issued by VELOSI-QCCD said.