Submitted by Pam Oddi on September 17, 2015 - 11:14am
September 15, 2015 – Livermore, CA – Rob Alston, Chief Executive Officer of Access, has announced the company’s entrance into Brazil with its recent acquisition of P3IMAGE, a leading information management company in the country. P3 has operations in both Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
“Consistent with our international expansion plans, we are pleased to be growing our presence in Latin America and the Caribbean beyond Costa Rica, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago, by now adding Brazil,” Alston explained. “This strategic addition to our company is a big step for Access and significantly increases our international business while we continue to develop and add to our domestic markets.”
John Chendo, Access President, added, “We are very pleased to be joining with P3 as our entry into the Brazil market. Like Access, P3’s team members – numbering over 450 – provide outstanding service to its many clients. Our two companies’ goals for the future, our ways of doing business and our organizational cultures are closely aligned, making this partnership an excellent fit for both of us. We look forward to growing our business in Brazil to become the country’s premier records and information management company. Recognizing P3’s reputation for unsurpassed integrity and working closely with its talented management and staff we know that we will succeed in this endeavor.”
Paulo Sergio A. Carneiro, P3’s founder, will be staying on with the company in a support role as the two companies come together. “I could not be happier with the new and exciting future that lies ahead for the new P3IMAGE / Access. For every one of our team members joining with Access – and the growth that will accompany it – assures new, broader opportunities for both personal and professional career growth. After having personally built this business to become what it is today, such an outcome is very gratifying.” Inon Neves has been hired to lead Brazilian Operations for Access. Neves is a Brazilian senior executive focused on business development having 18 years of experience working in high-level positions for multinational information technology services companies.
Access is the largest privately held records and information management (RIM) services provider in the United States. A trusted partner to clients spanning multiple industries and markets throughout the country and in Latin America and the Caribbean, Access’ complete suite of services includes records storage and document management, data protection (electronic computer media), secure destruction, digital formatting and breach reporting services. The valuable business services Access provides allow clients to focus on their core businesses while reducing the costs and risks associated with document retention, management and final disposition. Access is backed by growth equity investor Berkshire Partners.