|James Butler joins Security Management Resources (SMR Group) as a Director|
Security Management Resources (SMR Group) is pleased to announce that James Butler will be joining their London based team as a Director. James will be working with Chris Meager, who has led the UK based EMEA/Asia practice as their Managing Director since 2007. Chris noted that "Having known James as a colleague and competitor previously, I know the breadth of his network and the dynamic skills-sets that he will bring to the team to support our continual growth"
James, who previously worked for SSR Personnel, brings over eight years' experience carrying out senior level international searches within the corporate security sector and has operated across numerous market sectors and worked on four continents. He is well known within corporate security community throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East, and commented that "SMR's sole focus on the corporate security sector and with their truly international network of clients was what really appealed to me. I felt that this opportunity was too good to turn down and allowed me the strategic focus that I've been seeking and the opportunity to contribute to the strong international growth that SMR has seen since its UK launch."
SMR Group President, Jerry Brennan, stated "We are very excited about James joining SMR. He has established a great reputation and has a lot of credibility within the community. I believe that he will be a tremendous asset to our organisation." SMR saw continued growth each year since its launch in the UK had an exceptional year in 2010, with a 260% increase. With the addition of James Butler to the team, the organisation will be positioned to continue to expand, with its exclusive focus in supporting clients in the corporate security sector globally.
Established in 1998, Security Management Resources is the leading international search firm focused exclusively on professional and executive level corporate security positions. SMR has successfully identified talent for many of the world's leading organisations throughout the globe. Primary offices are located in the US & UK with affiliates located in South Africa, Germany, Switzerland, Turkey, Dubai and Hong Kong. Their leadership team have significant senior level experience managing corporate security programs across a wide range of industries. Unparalleled by any other search firm, SMR's access to and relationships with leading security industry executives and government agencies is unique and invaluable to our clients.