Baker Hughes 10k

PCL Group engineer competes in 10K

Baker Hughes 10K – 23/05/2011

PCL Group has again shown how committed they are to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by one of their engineers completing the run on Sunday 22nd May 2011 dressed up as Hulk Hogan.

Roy Ritchie completed the 10K in a time of 52 minutes 27 seconds in aid of the charity Children 1st.

The City of Aberdeen Baker Hughes 10K and Fun Run is a well established race and for many runners the highlight of their running season.

The course is based around Aberdeen beach and harbour area and has some spectacular views of the North Sea and the famous Beach Ballroom on the route.

The race started as a marathon and in 1987 changed to a 10K which it has been ever since with a number of different courses.

With over 4000 runners competing in the 25th Baker Hughes 10K event it was the well supported and congratulations go to all those who crossed the finishing line.

You can view all the information on the race including the results on the link below.


Baker Hughes 10K Run

MD of IT Company Joins Management of ACSEF

North-East businesswoman signs up to bolster private-sector input on partnership

Press and Journal – 11/10/2010

Leading businesswoman Jeanette Forbes has joined the management team of Aberdeen City and Shire Economic Future (ACSEF).

The public-private sector partnership has appointed her to strengthen its private sector representation on the team, which manages the delivery of the region’s economic development strategy.

Ms Forbes is CEO of Aberdeen based PCL Group, an IT company servicing primarily the marine and offshore industries internationally.

She said: “I am delighted to be able to give something back to the region where I have built a highly successful business.

“However, if businesses like mine are to continue to grow and prosper, the long-term strategy has to be about creating jobs and wealth that supports the local communities.


Businesswomen Celebrate Success

PCL Group Director highlighted as role model for Enterprising Women UK

Enterprising Women Newsletter – 30/08/2010

CEO of Aberdeen based IT systems and services company PCL Group, Jeanette Forbes has been featured as a role model for Enterprising Women UK, an appropriate compliment to the businesswoman whose business celebrates 10 years in business this year.

Established in March 2000 by Jeanette Forbes, PCL Group was set up from Jeanette’s dining room at home, subsequently moving to Badentoy Business Park, Portlethen for seven years, and most recently moving to new quayside premises with purpose built training facilities in Regent Quay, Aberdeen in 2007.

Over the last decade, PCL Group have emerged as a key player in its field with prospects in the next year including more growth in the marine and offshore sectors including the expansion of the company in Singapore.