Servcorp

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Servcorp Limited
Type Public (ASXSRV)
Industry Serviced Offices
Founded 1978
Headquarters Sydney, Australia
Key people Alfred Moufarrige - CEO,
Thomas Wallace - CFO,
Marcus Moufarrige - COO,
Robert Corlett - Chairman,
Jennifer Goodwyn - Vice President USA
Full List
Products virtual offices
serviced offices
Website www.servcorp.com.au

Servcorp Limited (ASXSRV) is a multinational organisation that sells serviced office space, virtual office products and IT services. It was established in 1978 and listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1999.[1] As of January 2012, it operates in 130 business centres in 52 cities across 23 countries: Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, The United States, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, India, Turkey, Lebanon, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Belgium and France.[2]

Servcorp has registered and owns a trademark for the phrase "Everything but the office".[3] Servcorp employs 732 people globally, and is the second biggest exporter of services in Australia, after Qantas.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Servcorp was founded by Alfred Moufarrige in 1978 as the world's first serviced office company.[citation needed] In 1980 Servcorp pioneered the virtual office concept.[4] From 1990 Servcorp expanded to Singapore;[5] then throughout South East Asia, France and Japan.[6] Servcorp was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1999 (ASXSRV)[7]

In 2008 Servcorp created the Green Offices Project as part of its environmental initiatives.[citation needed] Servcorp opened its first United Kingdom office in 2009.[8] Servcorp opened its first United States location in 2010.[9]

Export business[edit]

  • Servcorp is the second biggest exporter of services in Australia[citation needed]; is now the leading Australian employer in Japan with 130 Tokyo staff;[10] and, via Office Squared (a Servcorp Subsidiary) also exports to Malaysia [11]

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