05.07.18 - Ken Skates visit to BBI Group, Crumlin

Economy Secretary opens BBI’s new global headquarters in Crumlin

July 11, 2018

Economy Secretary, Ken Skates has been in Crumlin to open the new £14m global headquarters of life sciences company, BBI Group. Following a £1.8m package of Welsh Government support, the company has chosen the Caerphilly town as the location for its new global headquarters. It has also centralised its manufacturing and development activities from sites in […]

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BBI Group appoints new CEO

March 16, 2018

The BBI Group has appointed a new CEO as it moves to its global headquarters in Crumlin, South Wales. Mario Gualano, previously BBI’s Global Head of Commercial, took up the role of CEO following the departure of former CEO Lyn Rees. Having completed his PhD in Microbiology and Immunodiagnostics at Cardiff University and his MBA […]

BBI Group acquires Maine Biotechnology Services

June 19, 2017

The BBI Group, partner to the world’s leading diagnostic and healthcare organisations, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Maine Biotechnology Services, Inc. (MBS) located in Portland, Maine (USA). The acquisition of MBS will expand BBI’s portfolio during a period of expansion and growth. The company provides a range of products to the […]

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BBI awarded Cyber Essentials Plus certification

May 26, 2017

BBI Group is delighted to have been awarded Cyber Essentials Plus certification, the UK Government scheme that helps protect businesses from cyber-attacks.A copy of our certificate can be found here BBI Group – Cyber Essentials Plus Certificate The scheme has been designed to help protect UK businesses by preventing the most common forms of cyber-attacks and […]

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New Ownership to Fuel Further Growth and Innovation at BBI Group

November 18, 2015

18th November 2015 – CARDIFF, U.K. – The BBI Group (BBI), a trusted partner to many of the world’s leading diagnostic and healthcare organisations, today announced the completion of the acquisition by Exponent Private Equity.  BBI’s new privately owned status will enable independent execution of an ambitious growth strategy, and provide greater freedom to penetrate […]

BBI Solutions launches high purity Intrinsic Factor

March 20, 2015

                  BBI Solutions (BBI) has announced the launch of its high purity Intrinsic Factor protein for the detection of vitamin B12. Primarily used in the diagnosis of pernicious anaemia, a condition caused by a vitamin B12 deficiency, Intrinsic Factor has a high affinity and specificity to vitamin B12, which makes it ideal for use in […]

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BBI Group ‘Finance Team of the Year – Large Business 2015’ Finalist

March 20, 2015

The BBI Finance Team were delighted to be shortlisted for the prestigious Business Finance Awards, for the category of ‘Finance Team of the Year – Large Business 2015’, a national finance award hosted by the Finance Director and the ACCA . This is a team award for professional excellence in financial management. The shortlisting was great recognition […]

Competency-based Interviewing… friend or foe?

April 17, 2013

Several people have asked me recently about competency-based interviewing. So what exactly is it, why do organisations use it, and why does it strike fear into the hearts of otherwise perfectly confident interviewees? In its simplest terms, competencies measure what people can do. Competency interviewing is basically applying situational examples to core know-how required for […]