10 11 Our Story We are proud to have achieved the international milestones we have since Designer Group was established in 1992. The timeline below documents key events attributing to our global presence. Secured the Adelphi – a significant stepping stone into major projects and repeat business Operations begin in Africa for Tullow Oil and Diageo Successful completion of the DCE data centre 2013 UK business is incorporated 2006 Nick Baish, current UK Managing Director, joins the business 2010 Completion of the International Broadcast Centre for London 2012 Olympics – initial extensive use of pre-fabrication 2012 Designer Electric is formed in Ireland by Michael Stone, Group CEO 1992 2001 Mechanical services are added to our portfolio in Dublin 2008 Trading commences in the UK Secured One Blackfriars Road – our first UK project with a value over £25M FM services are added to our portfolio in Dublin German offices are launched 2014 2015 UK office expands and relocates to Watford Investment and growth in our Group’s internal design department Irish office relocates to cater for successful growth Diversification into the aviation sector and achievement of accreditations for the rail sector Unveiling of our Training Academy Pat Gilroy, current USA Managing Director, joins our Irish team to strengthen the energy and biomass offering 2016 Group 2020 vision, strategy and growth plan is revealed Acquisition of a Kansas City based energy consultancy Celebration of 25 years successful business Designer Group branding revolutionised Completion of BMS pharmaceutical project valued at €20M 2017 Opening of a new central London office Acquisition of an established FM business Global secured turnover €250M with over 1,100 staff 2018