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Securitas promotes Tony Byerly and Kevin Engelhardt to key leadership roles

Securitas promotes Tony Byerly and Kevin Engelhardt to key leadership roles Byerly takes over new position as President, Global Electronic Security; Engelhardt now President, SES

Securitas promotes Tony Byerly and Kevin Engelhardt to key leadership roles

UNIONTOWN, Ohio—With the promotion of Tony Byerly to President, Global Electronic Security, and Kevin Engelhardt to President, Securitas Electronic Security, Inc. and Electronic Security Business Leader for North America, Securitas continues to align organizational structures to intensify its focus on their electronic security (ES) and solutions growth strategy.

In Byerly’s expanded role as President, Global Electronic Security, he will lead the global strategy solidifying electronic security specialization as he works with other Securitas leaders across the globe. Byerly’s 30-plus years of leadership and experience in the electronic security industry are backed by a long track record of success transforming businesses and profitability. Byerly reports to Magnus Ahlqvist, Securitas AB President and CEO, and was named a member of Securitas Group Management in 2019.

“I’m confident Tony’s and Kevin’s leadership will help propel us in the next chapter of our transformation journey,” Ahlqvist said in the announcement.

In Engelhardt’s expanded role as President, Securitas Electronic Security, Inc., he will oversee the day-to-day leadership of SES throughout North America. In addition, as the Electronic Security Business Leader for North America, Engelhardt will support global electronic security growth strategies and clients across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Formerly, Engelhardt served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for SES North America and prior to that as SVP Field Operations for Diebold Security, bringing over 15 years of electronic security industry expertise. Engelhardt will continue to report to Byerly.

A division of Securitas, Securitas Electronic Security, Inc. (SES) is one of the leading commercial alarm monitoring and systems integration security companies in North America. As a leader in electronic security, SES offers a full portfolio of intrusion, fire, video, access and integrated systems, leveraging centralized processes and a programmatic approach to ensure operational excellence across the five customer touchpoints: account management, installation, service repair, alarm monitoring and billing. Specialized in serving business clients, including local, regional, national and global companies, SES has a network of UL, ULC, UL2050 and TMA Five Diamond certified monitoring centers providing a comprehensive array of services coast-to-coast.

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