The local defence solutions company has moved to expand its presence in the maritime sector.
Omni has announced its acquisition of AMW Professional Services, aimed at leveraging AMW’s ‘above the line’ contracting experience to bolster its offering to clients through the capability life cycle.
AMW is expected to be integrated into Omni’s existing services suite, with a view to enhancing the company’s presence in the maritime sector, building on existing services in aerospace, consulting, security and vetting.
“In a global environment that is becoming increasingly complex, individuals, businesses and governments face an ever-growing list of threats that generate traditional and non-traditional risks to people, assets, infrastructure, systems and interests,” the CEO of Omni, Jon Hawkins said.
“Omni protects individual, corporate and national interests from those threats.
“The acquisition of AMW will strengthen our offering to meet growing challenges and therefore the adapting requirements of our clients now, and into the future.”
Hawkins said the partnership would contribute to the growth of sovereign defence capability.
“AMW’s reputation has been built on providing highly qualified and professional people to deliver tailored services to our clientele,” Hawkins added.
“This is a natural cultural and capability fit with Omni’s trusted, proven team.
“As part of our commitment to growing sovereign capabilities in Australia, the AMW acquisition will position Omni to further support the government as defence spending increases over the next decade and our national security becomes more uncertain.”
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AMW managing director Tony Wright said the company’s acquisition by Omni would build on almost a decade of growth.
“AMW has steadily grown with market demand and evolved into a highly regarded technology development and service delivery company,” Wright said.
“Like Omni, AMW’s through life capability life cycle, from initial concept to disposal, has consistently produced outstanding results in complex and large-scale projects and programs.”
AMW’s general manager Sonya Hogan added: “Our two companies are strongly aligned in culture and values, and I look forward to our people working together as they continue to support Australia’s national interests.”
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