Minister Opens Verde’s new Facility in Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow
12 January 2018 | Press Release
Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D. officially opened the new offices and lab facility of environmental consultants Verde today in Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow. Pictured are Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D., Paul Van den Bergh, founder and CEO, Verde and Krzysztof Puiewczuk.
Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D. officially opened the new offices and lab facility of environmental consultants Verde today in Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow. Verde employ a total of 50 staff in four offices in Ireland. The new head office in Kilcoole features state of the art lab facilities for soil and water quality testing. Since Verde was established in 2002 the company has grown from a staff of five to a total of 50 and a turnover of €350,000 to almost €6 million.
Paul Van den Bergh, founder of Verde “We are very proud of our beautiful new facilities here in Kicoole and delighted to welcome Minister Simon Harris here today to perform the official opening. Our company has grown and developed into one of the leading environmental consultancies and service providers in the country and these new premises give us scope for the further growth planned in the coming years”.
Speaking at the opening Wicklow TD Minister Simon Harris said “As a Wicklow TD and Government Minister, it really is fantastic to see a local business growing so significantly. Now in its 15th year, Verde Environmental Group has really gone from strength to strength. The company has developed from a staff of 5 and one small office here in Kilcoole to a staff of 50 with 4 office locations around Ireland and an office in Lagos, Nigeria. This outstanding facility that we are opening here today really shows the commitment of the whole Verde team to its original roots and local community here in Kilcoole. Congratulations to the whole Verde team.”