G4S Secure Solutions (USA) News

G4S helps out with dramatic Jakarta flood rescue

On the 19th and 20th February 2021, relentless heavy rainfall in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, resulted in dangerous fast-flowing flood water, reaching levels of up to 150cm and trapping many people. Over 1000 flood rescues were urgently needed across the city, overwhelming the public rescue teams. Shell had become increasingly concerned for two of their employees who had become trapped by the flood and unable to escape their homes. The employees were located in an area of Jakarta where the...

G4S and ASIS International partner to co-host Security Summit 2021

Rachelle Loyear, Vice President of Innovation and Product Management, G4S Americas and Marko Šukilović CPP, Business Development Director and G4S Academy Partner, G4S Serbia, will be sharing their expertise and hosting a discussion on Enterprise Security Risk Management, on Tuesday, 4th May, at the Security Summit 2021. “The summit is a welcome opportunity after a difficult year to actively engage with our fellow security professionals and share our experiences and expertise,&rdquo...

Allied Universal completes acquisition of G4S plc

Allied Universal, a security and facility services company in North America, is pleased to announce the acquisition of G4S plc. This acquisition is complete as Allied Universal has satisfied or waived all of the required offer conditions, including the required antitrust and regulatory approvals. At the offer price of 245p per G4S share, the acquisition value is £3.8bn. Customer-centric goals Allied Universal is currently the 3rd largest employer in North America and the 7th largest empl...

Allied universal appoints Mike Beregovsky to look after their global merger and acquisition activities

Allied Universal®, a security and facility services company in North America, recently appointed Mike Beregovsky as Chief Merger & Acquisition Officer and Co-Head of Strategy & Investor Relations. Danette Perkins has been promoted to President of Mergers & Acquisitions for North America. Beregovsky will be responsible for working with the company's executive leadership team to develop and execute the strategic direction for the organisation to continue driving strong, consistent...

G4S enhances security at Bamburi Cement sites without impacting on the high intensity of their operations

Bamburi Cement, based in Kenya, is the largest manufacturer of cement in Eastern Africa, producing around 5,000 tonnes of it every day. Its operations are vast, with two mega plants located in Mombasa and Athi river that run 24/7. Each plant fills 300 trucks with cement on an average day, creating a formidable logistical operation. Anyone who has used cement to mix concrete knows the importance of having the correct ratio of water, cement and sand - too much water and one is left with an unmana...

Looking back at 2020: Security mergers and acquisitions continue despite COVID-19

Consolidation continued in the physical security marketplace in the turbulent year 2020. There were several mega-deals in addition to shuffling among small and medium-sized companies. Here is a sampling of M&A from this year, compiled from our archive of company news. With the changing economic climate, how much more is ahead in 2021? Stay tuned. Wesco merges with Anixter WESCO International, Inc., a provider of business-to-business (B2B) distribution, logistics services and supply chain...

G4S security solutions, Security and Risk Operations Centres deliver integrated security around the world

G4S is the globally renowned integrated security company with operations in approximately 85 countries. At the core of the business is G4S Integrated Security, which combines expertise, security professionals, technology and data analytics. G4S Integrated security G4S delivers integrated security around the world with the last six months having brought significant change for the company. The sale of the conventional cash business has enhanced strategic, commercial and operational focus and str...

AMAG Technology honours top performing resellers of 2019

AMAG Technology recognised its top-performing resellers for 2019. In lieu of the annual Eagle Awards ceremony which is typically held in conjunction with the ISC West trade show, winners were notified individually. AMAG is thankful for their dedication and exceptional sales effort in bringing AMAG’s Symmetry solutions to the end-user. “Community and relationships are more important now than ever before,” said AMAG Technology President, Howard Johnson. “While we are disap...

Security and Safety Things announces development of twenty one applications as a part of their app challenge

Security and Safety Things GmbH is pleased to announce that 21 new and innovative applications are currently in development as part of its App Challenge to create new solutions for the retail, transportation and manufacturing sectors. Developers from 16 different companies have been working on apps that can provide solutions to COVID-19 specific needs or common industry pain points. The apps will run on cameras powered by the operating system developed by Security & Safety Things. AI-enabl...

Trackforce Valiant expands its presence in SMB market by acquiring Silvertrac Software

Trackforce Valiant announced its acquisition of Silvertrac Software. Silvertrac - Capterra’s highest-rated security guard management software - joins forces with the recent acquisition of Valiant Solutions by Trackforce to expand its portfolio in the security guard market. With over 2,500 customers, 300,000 users and 30,000 customer sites in 45 countries, Trackforce Valiant is recognised as a workforce management solution in the physical security industry. Trackforce Valiant is an all-in-...

G4S receives recognition as a 2020 Military Friendly Employer by VIQTORY

G4S was named a 2020 Military Friendly Employer and Military Spouse Friendly Employer by VIQTORY, an organisation that connects members of the military with employers across the United States. G4S has been named a Military Friendly Employer yearly since 2014. This prestigious list of employers recognises organisations that demonstrate a commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefits for members of the military. “We are proud to employ U.S. military veterans...

Trackforce appoints Christophe Kloussing as Vice President of Sales for North America

Trackforce, the security workforce management platform, announces the appointment of Christophe Kloussing as Vice President of Sales for North America. Kloussing brings 20 years of experience in senior positions in the U. S. and Europe to his new leadership of all Trackforce North America sales initiatives. He intends to identify and develop new business opportunities, implement fresh strategies for customer retention and growth, and uphold the company’s current position as market leader....