| For Immediate Release
NORRELL CORPORATION ACQUIRES CARSON ASSOCIATES,
Atlanta, July 14, 1998 – Norrell Corporation (NYSE: NRL) today announced that it has acquired W. E. Carson Associates, Inc., a privately held information systems consulting firm based in Atlanta, Georgia. Carson provides information technology (IT) consulting services including systems analysis, programming, testing and technical writing. Carson Associates had 1997 revenue of $14 million. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Doug Miller, Norrell chairman and chief executive officer, said, “Carson Associates strengthens our Norrell Information Services (NIS) presence in the high-growth Atlanta market. In addition to their large database of consultants, they also bring a roster of blue-chip clients. We are pleased that the management team will remain and contribute their experience to our business.”
Will Carson, chairman and founder of Carson Associates, said, “For almost 30 years, we have distinguished Carson Associates with quality service, stability of internal staff, and leadership as one of Atlanta’s premier professional service providers. Now a new era of growth and opportunity is before us as we work with our Norrell colleagues to provide clients with the best solutions to their business challenges.”
Carson Associates will be part of Norrell Information Services (NIS), a leading provider of information technology (IT) staffing and consulting services, with revenue of $154 million for the trailing 12-month period. Amy Vasquez, president of Carson Associates, has been named to the additional position of vice president and general manager, Atlanta region, reporting to Stanley E. Anderson, president of NIS Technical Resources.
Norrell Corporation (NYSE: NRL), with revenue of $1.4 billion, is a
strategic workforce management company that integrates client business
strategies with workforce strategies to strengthen organizational effectiveness
and flexibility. The company provides its services to an extensive
client base through a North American network of company-owned, franchised
and outsourcing locations. Norrell’s web site is www.norrell.com.
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