Senior HR leader, Donald Mackenzie, has joined IGS, the Scottish-based agritech and smart spaces business, as Head of HR. His appointment is the latest in a series undertaken to grow the company’s management team as it continues to expand to supply a growing customer base across the world.
IGS has welcomed Kathleen Honeyman to its management team as Global Projects Director. Her appointment marks a significant step change in the company’s development as it moves to deliver vertical farms to customers around the world.
IGS has today announced the completion of a deal with new vertical farming operator Vertegrow. The four-tower system will be built in Aberdeenshire in Scotland in late 2020.
IGS has announced a significant export deal with experienced French urban agriculturalists, Jungle. The multi-million-pound deal will introduce IGS indoor growing platforms to Jungle’s operations, initially outside Paris, to grow a variety of crops to supply major French retailers.
Entrepreneurial Scotland has announced that its Saltire Scholar Internship Programme 2020 has received a major boost from IGS. Taking a long term view beyond the disruption of COVID-19, the technology business will host one of the largest group of scholars ever taken by a single company of this size since the Internship Programme began thirteen years ago. Hosting nine of this year’s selected scholar interns, it will represent a 20 per cent increase in IGS’s total employees over the 10-week period.