SPEX Group named Sylvia Halkerston, who has 35 years of human resource management, to the company's board of directors.

“I am pleased to join the board of directors at such an exciting time for the company," Halkerston said. "Looking ahead, I believe that the potential is immense and I look forward to being part of its continued growth.”

The company also appointed Carole Innes to business communications manager and Jacqui Duncan to human resources manager.

Halkerston recently retired as HR director at Macphie of Glenbervie, and currently serves as chairwoman of the Scotland Food & Drink Skills Academy. She's also a member of the Scottish Funding Council Joint Skills Committee and Scottish Qualification Authority Advisory Council. Halkerston has also garnered recognition from the Association of Scottish Businesswomen and was named Director of the Year by the Institute of Directors Scotland.

“We are delighted to welcome Sylvia to the board of directors," said Chief Operating Officer Nadir Mahjoub. "SPEX continues to grow both nationally and internationally, and it is important that we continue to appoint specialist individuals to our team who will best support our business performance and allow us to advance our innovative solutions offerings to our clients. Sylvia’s depth of knowledge and extensive experience will be a great asset to us and essential for SPEX moving forward.”

Innes most recently worked as business development manager at Brewin Dolphin, a financial planning firm. Duncan was in charge of recruitment at Red Spider Technology.

“This round of appointments is the part of our strategic approach to strengthen our position in the oil and gas sector,” Mahjoub said.

 SPEX, based in Aberdeen, Scotland, provides a range of products, technology and services in the energy market. The company holds ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 accreditation. For more information, visit www.spexservices.com