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Reaching out to Africa from Warrington


A Warrington-based multi-discipline engineering solutions business have launched an international operation to meet demand from major companies requiring bespoke services in Africa.

BGEN, whose headquarters are on Centre Park, Warrington, has appointed an experienced management team, based in Lagos, to oversee growth and use homegrown talent to deliver local and international client projects.

BGEN International will provide a range of mechanical and electrical services including design and management, HVAC and building services, instrumentation and control systems, LV assemblies and system integration, LV/MV power distribution, piping systems and steel fabrication. The company will initially support its existing and new Nigerian-based clients along with those based in countries including Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana and Kenya.

The operation will be headed up by a senior management team including Vinnie Edge (international & strategic business director at BGEN), Don Foy (managing director at BGEN International, Nigeria) and Bolaji Sofoluwe (chair of BGEN International, Nigeria). The team, with more than 60 years’ combined experience operating in the continent, have specific market entry expertise, an exceptional understanding of the African marketplace, and a wealth of engineering knowledge.