Serco Group

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Serco "has grown to become one of the world’s leading service companies...

"We run world-class scientific establishments, provide critical information to manage traffic, maintain buildings, operate railways and detain offenders." [1]

Privatised Prisons and Military

2008

"Serco has been awarded two rotary support contracts by AgustaWestland, valued at a total of £18m.

"The contracts involve the provision of engineering and technical support on the Apache AH Mk 1 platform, a key part of the Army’s Air Assault Brigade, and the MoD’s fleet of Sea King helicopters." [2]

2007

"International service company Serco has been selected preferred bidder for two home affairs contracts in Australia.

"The contracts are to manage and operate Borallon Correctional Centre in Queensland and to provide safety camera services across Victoria.
"Borallon Correctional Centre, near Brisbane, accommodates 500 male prisoners. The contract with the Queensland Department of Corrective Services is due to start in January 2008 and is valued at around Aus$100 million over five years, with the potential for a further five years extension...
"Serco already operates Acacia prison near Perth, Western Australia; one prison in Germany and four prisons, a young offenders institution and a secure training centre in the UK. Serco also provides a range of safety camera services in the UK." [3]

"Serco Group plc (Serco) today announces that it has been appointed preferred bidder for a Gibraltar-based contract awarded by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD). The five-year contract is valued at around £50m with a further two option years and the potential for additional work." [4]

2006

"A joint venture led by Serco Group plc (“Serco”) has been selected as preferred bidder for the Ministry of Defence’s (“MoD”) Future Provision of Marine Services (“FPMS”) contract.

"The contract is valued at £1bn over 15 years. Serco Denholm Limited (“Serco Denholm”), a 90:10 joint venture between Serco Limited and J&J Denholm, will deliver marine support at major UK Naval bases in Portsmouth, Devonport and The Clyde. Some work will relocate from Pembroke Dock to Burntisland on the Firth of Forth." [5]

2005

"Serco Group plc ("Serco") today announces that its joint venture with Sodexho Alliance has renewed and expanded its contract with the Australian Defence Force to deliver garrison support services to defence bases, in the Sydney South West region of New South Wales. The contract is worth up to $Aus200million (c£84million) to Serco over a term of up to nine years." [6]

"Following ‘preferred bidder’ announcement in January 2005 Serco Group plc (“Serco”) has signed the Defence Academy Campus Integrator (“DACI”) contract worth approx. £400m with the Ministry of Defence (“MOD”)." [7]

2004

"Serco Group has been awarded a five year contract, by the Hessen Ministry of Justice to manage the Hessen prison services." [8]

"Serco Group plc (“Serco”) today announces it has been awarded a five year contract, with the potential of up to a further two years, by the UK Government to provide electronic monitoring of offenders." [9]

"Serco Group plc (“Serco”) has signed the contract, worth approx. £300m, to provide prisoner escort and custody services to HM Prison Service for the London and South East region of England, after it was nominated as preferred bidder in February this year." [10]

"Serco Defence and Aerospace (“Serco”) today has been selected for the Ministry of Defence’s (“MoD”) multi-activity contract at RAF Northolt and Uxbridge." [11]

"Serco Group plc (“Serco”) has signed the contract, worth approx. £300m, to provide prisoner escort and custody services to HM Prison Service for the London and South East region of England, after it was nominated as preferred bidder in February this year." [12]

Board

Accessed October 2013: [13]

  • Alastair Lyons - Chairman Alastair Lyons was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Serco Group plc in March
  • Christopher Rajendran Hyman - Group Chief Executive - Christopher Hyman was appointed Chief Executive of Serco Group plc in 2002.
  • Andrew Mark Jenner - Group Chief Financial Officer - Andrew was appointed Group Finance Director in May 2002.
  • Malcolm Wyman - Non-Executive Director - Malcolm joined Serco as a Non-Executive Director on 1 January 2013.
  • Angie Risley - non-Executive Director - Angie joined Serco as a Non-Executive Director in April 2011.
  • Ralph D. Crosby, Jr. - Non-Executive Director

Directors (2008)

Accessed March 2008: [14]

Contact

Web: http://www.serco.com

Resources and articles

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References

  1. About, Serco Group, accessed March 17, 2008.
  2. Serco steps up rotary support to UK MoD with two key contract awards, Serco Group, accessed March 17, 2008.
  3. Home Affairs contracts in Australia, Serco Group, accessed March 17, 2008.
  4. Serco selected as preferred bidder for £50m Ministry of Defence service contract, Serco Group, accessed March 17, 2008.
  5. 1bn MoD Marine Services Contract, Serco Group, accessed March 17, 2008.
  6. Serco joint venture wins Australian defence contract, Serco Group, accessed March 17, 2008.
  7. Serco signs £400m contract to support the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Serco Group, accessed March 17, 2008.
  8. Serco to run first private prison in Germany, Serco Group, accessed March 17, 2008.
  9. Serco Group plc - Electronic Monitoring of Offenders Contract Award, Serco Group, accessed March 17, 2008.
  10. Serco completes £300 million prison escort contract, Serco Group, accessed March 17, 2008.
  11. Serco Selected for RAF Northolt and Uxbridge, Serco Group, accessed March 17, 2008.
  12. Serco completes £300 million prison escort contract, Serco Group, accessed March 17, 2008.
  13. Serco Board, organizational web page, accessed October 8, 2013.
  14. Directors, Serco Group, accessed March 17, 2008.