Plenary Group and Serco Inc. Selected as Preferred Bidder for Ontario Driver
TORONTO, April 29, 2013
TORONTO, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Plenary Group and Serco Inc., working
as a consortium, announced today that they have been selected as Preferred
Bidder for Ontario's Driver Examination Services. The Plenary Serco DES
consortium will work with Infrastructure Ontario to finalize contract details
and reach financial close over the coming months. The project will provide
driver examination services in Ontario over a 10-year period.
Serco has been providing driver examination services for the Ministry of
Transportation (MTO) since 2003, and delivers 575,000 knowledge tests and
675,000 roads tests on an annual basis at 95 testing centers across Ontario.
"We are proud to be selected as Preferred Bidder to support MTO, and will work
with them to ensure the completion of this procurement process," said Ed
Casey, Serco's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We will continue
ensuring transportation safety across the province and throughout Canada."
"On behalf of all of our consortium partners, Plenary is thrilled to be
selected as Preferred Bidder for Ontario's Driver Examination Services," said
Brian Budden, Senior Vice President of Plenary Group. "We look forward to
achieving financial close in the months ahead and to working with our
partners, the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, and Infrastructure Ontario,
to deliver quality service for Ontario's drivers."
About Serco Inc.: Serco Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Serco Group plc,
a $7.5 billion international business that helps transform government and
public services around the world. Serco is a FTSE 100 international service
company, which combines commercial know-how with a deep service ethos. Around
the world, we improve essential services by managing people, processes,
technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design
innovative solutions, integrate systems and - most of all - deliver to the
public. Our people offer operational, management and consulting expertise in
the aviation, BPO, defense, education, environmental services, facilities
management, health, home affairs, information and communications technology,
knowledge services, local government, science and nuclear, transport, welfare
to work and the commercial sectors. More information can be found at
www.serco.com. Information about Serco Inc. can be found at www.serco-na.com.
About Plenary Group: Plenary Group is one of North America's leading
specialized developers of long-term Public-Private Partnership (P3) and
Alternative Financing and Procurement (AFP) projects, with over $6 billion in
project capitalization, across Canada. For more information about Plenary
Group, please visit the company's website at www.plenarygroup.com.
SOURCE Serco Inc.
Contact: Alan Hill, Serco Inc., 703-939-6500, email@example.com, or
Olivia MacAngus, Plenary Group, 416-902-9695, Olivia.firstname.lastname@example.org
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