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PSI Talent Management has acquired Innovative HR Solutions (IHS), experts in individual, team, and organizational assessment and development in the Middle East

April 4, 2018, Guildford, UK — PSI Services LLC (PSI), a worldwide testing provider, today announced that they have acquired Innovative HR Solutions (IHS), experts in individual, team, and organizational assessment and development, with a focus on using leading products and deep regional experience to achieve enduring business outcomes.

The acquisition of IHS extends PSI’s global Talent Assessment reach through joining forces with a well-established provider operating within the Gulf region. Together, clients can access a vast range of world-class assessment tools and consulting solutions, underpinned by cutting edge technology. The outstanding reputation of IHS is built on an evidence-based approach to assessment and development, which matches the PSI core strength of providing robust assessment solutions that help shape successful workforces.

Steve Tapp, CEO at PSI said “This acquisition will continue PSI’s global growth strategy, further strengthening our offering with an established and very experienced team in the Middle East. We are excited by the opportunity to expand our reach with such a trusted brand. Janet Garcia, and the rest of the International team are looking forward to welcoming their new colleagues.’’

Janet Garcia, President of PSI, International added ‘’The team at IHS provide expertise to global brands, as well as local Government and Semi-Government entities across the GCC, which is one of the most exciting markets for PSI, so the acquisition is an excellent fit.”

Nanette Fairley, Chairman and Founder of IHS commented “We are very proud of the business and reputation that we have built throughout the Gulf through the hard work and dedication of our team.” Amanda White, Managing Director added; “We look forward to the next stage of our journey as a part of PSI’s exciting strategy. Our deep regional expertise together with the world-class PSI assessment technology will enable us to address some of the key customer challenges providing solutions that merge content, technology and consulting expertise.”

Both businesses are focused on offering leading assessment content coupled with expertise in assessment and development to provide impactful solutions that create lasting change for people and organizations.

About Innovative HR Solutions (IHS)

Innovative HR Solutions (IHS) work with organizations to select, assess and develop talent and teams, and support organizational development through the design and implementation of world-class strategic HR frameworks. Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates since 1999, IHS is one of the largest teams of Occupational Psychologists and learning and development specialists in the Gulf, representing 12 International Test Publishers in the region. The team work in English and Arabic with Young Talent through to Senior Executives in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait and Jordan, bringing international expertise, deep regional experience and global best practices to achieve enduring business outcomes.

About PSI Talent Management

We are talent experts. We are psychologists, data scientists and HR consultants who screen, select, develop, and engage talent worldwide. With psychology at our heart and technology at our fingertips, we enable you to make data-driven people decisions. Delivering over 30 million assessments in more than 50 languages annually, we improve work everywhere and anywhere. Unlock talent potential. Realize your ambition.


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