Morson Group Strengthens Tech and Digital Presence Through Strategic Acquisition of InterQuest Group.
Pubished 10th January 2024
Morson Group, a global talent solutions specialist, has successfully concluded the acquisition of InterQuest Group, an award-winning technology recruitment business. This strategic move is part of Morson's commitment to expanding its service offerings and solidifying its presence in the vibrant technology and professional services markets across the UK, EU, and US.
Founded in 2001, InterQuest Group has demonstrated remarkable agility in navigating the dynamic landscape of technology's influence on our world. With a focus on digital, data, and technology skills, the company has experienced rapid growth, meeting the rising market demand for specialised talent.
Under the collaborative leadership of CEO Greg Coleshill, Chairman Gary Ashworth, and other key directors, InterQuest Group has crafted an impressive brand portfolio, specialising in areas such as technology and risk staffing (InterQuest), digital specialists (ECOM), executive search (RDW), and fully flexible talent management (evolve). The collective guidance has ensured a comprehensive and strategic approach, empowering InterQuest Group to excel across diverse sectors in the talent and professional services markets. This strategic collaboration with Morson further enhances the ability to provide clients access to highly sought-after talent, solidifying a pivotal role in talent acquisition and human capital development. Together, Morson and InterQuest are poised to redefine industry standards, introducing innovative solutions and fostering sustainable success in the global talent landscape.
Expressing enthusiasm about the union, InterQuest CEO Greg Coleshill stated, "I am delighted to announce InterQuest's integration into the Morson Group, becoming an integral part of the Morson family. This collaboration will establish a leading technology recruitment business, enabling InterQuest to build upon its expertise and deliver exceptional service to our clients, candidates, and colleagues. Aligning closely with Morson's values, renowned track record of growth, outstanding client outcomes, and innovation, we are excited to join forces and contribute to the continued success of the Morson Group."
"Ged Mason, Group Chief Executive of Morson Group, remarked on the acquisition: 'As we look forward to welcoming the new team and working collaboratively with our new colleagues within the InterQuest Group, our strategic partnership marks a significant milestone in our commitment to delivering unparalleled talent solutions. Integrating the strengths of both organisations, we aim to elevate our position as industry leaders in technology recruitment. This collaboration reflects our shared values of innovation, client-centricity, and a relentless pursuit of excellence, ensuring we remain at the forefront of the ever-evolving global talent landscape. Welcoming them to the Morson family, we are excited about the collective expertise and dedication they bring to our shared mission of shaping the future of talent solutions”.
“As we step forward together, we also take a moment to extend our sincere gratitude and best wishes to the departing Chair, Gary Ashworth. We appreciate his invaluable contributions and leadership throughout his tenure with InterQuest Group, and we wish him the very best on his future endeavours and ventures”.
The acquisition, following a robust year for both companies, underscores Morson Group's position as one of the largest and most influential talent solutions specialists globally.
With a unique 55-year heritage, the Morson Group is a diverse collection of businesses with an outstanding reputation for delivering consultancy, design, technology, screening, training, and people solutions around the world.
We combine our specialist expertise to bring unrivalled flexibility, commercial agility and a willingness to go the extra mile that you would expect from a family-formed culture. Our independence and depth of offer mean that we think and operate differently.
As Morson Group attains a prestigious three-star status from Best Companies, it reaffirms our unwavering commitment to fostering employee engagement and cultivating an empowering workplace culture. This recognition aligns seamlessly with the unprecedented success of our talent and engineering design consultancy arm, propelling our turnover beyond £1 billion in a record-breaking year in 2023. Notably, Morson Group has secured its position as the world's third-largest engineering staffing firm, according to Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)’s 2023 global market share report.
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