Harriett Baldwin, MP for West Worcestershire Unveils Plaque
29 January 2013 - The latest phase in the redevelopment of the QinetiQ site in Malvern, featuring a new reception and entrance, has been officially opened by Harriett Baldwin, MP for West Worcestershire.
The unveiling ceremony, attended by key local dignitaries including the Mayor of Malvern and representatives from Worcestershire County Council, Malvern District Council, and Malvern Town Council, was a chance for key managers from QinetiQ to explain the company’s on-going commitment to Malvern, as well as marking the completion of the next phase in the redevelopment of the site.
Harriett Baldwin, MP for West Worcestershire who unveiled a commemorative plaque marking the opening commented,
"I am pleased to be able to take part in the ceremony to mark another chapter in the life of this nationally important defence and research establishment.
"QinetiQ is a valued local employer and this site improvement work is yet more proof of the company's long-term ambition to invest in the brilliant brains of Malvern."
Adam Palser, QinetiQ Managing Director Technical Information Services, said,
“The opening of the new reception and entrance is a pivotal moment for QinetiQ in Malvern as we continue to develop the site. QinetiQ has invested over £40 million in recent years, providing state of the art facilities to ensure that our employees enjoy the best environment on site to do their work. These essential changes to the site now offer us flexibility to help meet the future demands of the company as it continues to grow and develop. We remain committed to the area and are keen to play our part in making Malvern a recognised centre of excellence and thereby attracting other businesses and employment to the region.”
Notes for Editors:
A FTSE250 company, QinetiQ uses its domain knowledge to provide technical support and know-how to customers in the global aerospace, defence and security markets. QinetiQ's unique position enables it to be a trusted partner to government organisations, predominantly in the UK and the US, including defence departments, intelligence services and security agencies.
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