05 November 2012

IPS Launches New Office in São Paulo, Brazil

Lafayette Hill, PA - 05 November 2012 - IPS-Integrated Project Services, a leading, full-service engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification firm dedicated to helping clients succeed with capital projects and improve operations, today announced the launch of IPS Integração de Projetos e Serviços. With a new office in Brazil, IPS enhances its ability to support and accommodate clients growing needs in emerging markets. 

IPS-Integração de Projetos e Serviços will operate under the leadership of Francisco Paula Santos, a native of Brazil and an industry executive with extensive experience managing and leading global efforts for major pharmaceutical companies such as Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) and Wyeth. At BMS, he was Vice President of Latin America Technical Operations where he oversaw all operations for Latin Americas. As General Manger of IPS-Integração de Projetos e Serviços, Mr. Santos will be responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the office in Brazil. 

With a rapidly growing economy, and as the world’s fifth largest country, the Brazil market offers a great deal of opportunity for IPS and our clients,” said Dave Goswami, PE, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, IPS. “As more and more of our multinational clients are opening facilities in Brazil, as well the local companies intend to construct and/or upgrade its facilities, it is essential for IPS to have a local presence. Our Brazil office will enable us to continue to provide clients with innovative and cost effective business solutions and our superior technical expertise that they have come to expect from our IPS team and brand.” 

Our venture into this region supports our long-term growth strategy and our mission and vision of being the knowledge leaders of choice by helping our clients succeed,” continued Goswami. “We are excited to have a local presence in Brazil and are confident that Francisco and our local team will deliver the IPS brand in this region and will be able to help our clients maximize their growth potential globally.” 

IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective business solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. Headquartered in Lafayette Hill, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 800 professionals and offices in Indiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Brazil and four locations in India. 

Source: IPS