Cork – March x, 2011 – The Chris Mee Group, a leading provider of Health and Safety, Carbon and Environmental services, has appointed Alf Smiddy as Chairman. Alf brings a wealth of experience to the role having spent over twenty years in senior management positions in both a multi-national and Irish indigenous business environment, including twelve years as Chairman and Chief Executive of Beamish & Crawford Plc.

The Chris Mee Group recently moved its Head Quarters from Carrigaline to a new location in Euro Business Park, Little Island, Co Cork. The


Chris Mee and Alf Smiddy (left to right)

 Chris Mee Group also runs a Fire Training Centre located in Raffeen on the main Ringaskiddy Road, Co Cork.

The Chris Mee Group consists of two main companies, Chris Mee Safety Engineering (CMSE), working in the areas of Health & Safety, Environmental and Energy services (consultancy, training, and recruitment); and Carbon Action, offering carbon management and training. Carbon Action has an office in London.

The new and larger Head office will facilitate a broader and better quality of service to all our clients. The new premises has excellent training rooms, cafeteria, meeting rooms and offices.  CMSE offer up to 70 different training programmes covering skills enhancement and legislative requirements.

Chris Mee, Managing Director of Chris Mee Group, said that “We are delighted with the appointment of Alf to the board, his expertise will strengthen the management structure of the Group. We also now have a prime location with our new head office from which to continue the expansion of our Consultancy, Training and Placement services throughout Ireland and overseas”

Chris Mee Group plan to increase staffing levels in 2011 with both permanent and contract hires.  Much of the growth is expected to be overseas in such locations as the UK, Europe and China.