Rishworth Aviation Announcement

Rishworth Aviation Announcement

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND, Wednesday 6th July — Empresaria Group plc, the UK head quartered global staffing company, has acquired a majority shareholding in Rishworth Aviation.

Rishworth Aviation is a global leader in aviation staffing, supplying pilots and aviation crew to airlines around the world.   Empresaria Group is an international staffing company with specialist brands around the world.

Empresaria’s Chief Executive Officer Joost Kreulen, said "In line with our stated strategy, we are focused on building a business that is diversified from both a sector and geographic perspective. The investment in Rishworth directly fits this strategy and complements the Group’s current operations.  We are excited by the growth opportunities that exist in aviation and also those that being part of the Empresaria Group will provide Rishworth. We are very much looking forward to working with the Rishworth team.”

Rishworth’s Managing Director Mark East, said “Thanks to the strong support of our network of clients and crews around the world, Rishworth Aviation has grown substantially over the years.  We are delighted to be joining forces with Empresaria, a global staffing player, and excited about the opportunities this partnership will bring to our continued growth."

About Empresaria Group 

Empresaria Group plc is an international specialist staffing group with 20 brands operating in 19 countries across the globe including the UK, Germany, Japan, India, UAE, Indonesia, Chile, Australia, Thailand, Singapore, Finland, USA, New Zealand and the Philippines.

The Group offers temporary/contract and permanent staffing solutions as well as Offshore Recruitment Services in seven key sectors including Technical & Industrial, Aviation Services, IT & Design, Professional Services, Healthcare and Retail. The company is listed on the UK AIM exchange. For more information: www.empresaria.com


About Rishworth Aviation

Headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand, with Regional operations in the UK, Sweden and Singapore, Rishworth is a leading independent staffing company supplying pilots and aviation personnel to the aviation industry.  Rishworth provides staffing services to clients across the globe, with a significant presence across Asia, Europe and Africa.


Redleaf Communications (Financial PR)

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