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Simian Founder Director Announces Retirement

July 26th, 2019

Those of you that have been working with us for a while will know that the SIMIAN name is based on the two founder Directors, SIMon (Hughes) and IAN (Fyall) – SIMIAN.

After a lifetime in the industry, Ian has made the decision to retire from the UK business to take on new challenges both in the UK and abroad. His last day with us will be on 31 July 2019.

Ian Fyall

Speaking of his time at Simian, Ian said,

“It’s been an honour and a pleasure to have been a part Simian since its inception in November 2005, and particularly to watch the business grow from an idea into a thriving employer and of the world’s premier providers of scaffolding consultancy services and training.  The Simian brand has come such a long way in the past fourteen years or so, it is now recognised in most corners of the globe, and is synonymous with quality safety advice and training provision – of that I am immensely proud.  The age of 55 was always my cut off point, and as I reach this personal milestone – now is the right time for me to be more of a Husband, Dad and Grandad. 

 I would like to wish my fellow Shareholders, Directors and colleagues at Simian every success in the future and wish them well in keeping the Simian flag flying high.

Last but no means least, I would like to thank my wife Joanne and our grown-up children for never complaining when I left to travel the world at the drop of a hat.”

The team at Simian would like to wish Ian every success in the future and to thank him for his time at SIMIAN. Here’s wishing him a long and happy retirement!

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