Tony brings more than 30 years’ experience of working with companies to develop effective operating visions and sales strategies Leading maritime security company MAST has appointed Tony Armour as Client Development and Marketing Director with immediate effect. Tony is a proven leader with extensive experience in senior management and sales roles, including within international companies. At DST Systems, one of the world’s leading business process management solutions providers, he was responsible for their international operations and delivered an 80% increase in turnover while doubling the operating profit. He previously held roles with global consulting firms KPMG and BearingPoint and spent eight years with the information giant Reuters, both as Sales Director and as a Business Director with P&L responsibility for one of their UK operating divisions. Phillip Cable, CEO at MAST, said: “We are delighted to have Tony on board as he brings with him more than 30 years’ experience of working with companies to develop effective operating visions and sales strategies. The maritime security world is going through a period of transition and Tony’s expertise will ensure MAST continues to deliver a high-quality service and exceed clients’ demands while remaining competitive.” He added: “MAST has already made great strides in addressing the increasingly challenging environment it works within. We continue to closely adhere to rigorous international security standards and actively keep our clients up to date in the ever-changing maritime security world. Our focus is on working with our clients to provide solutions that add real value to their businesses and I am confident that Tony will make a major contribution to our efforts going forward.” Tony said: “MAST has a forward thinking senior team with energy and ideas and I look forward to working with them to evolve how they engage with and serve their clients. After ten years of success they continue to have stable leadership, a profitable business and are growing at a time when some of their weaker competitors are falling by the wayside. I am very pleased to now be part of the team and to help them build on the strong base they have already achieved."