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Elite Interactive appoints Valdez VP of sales

May 30, 2024SSN Staff

LOS ANGELES — Elite Interactive Solutions (EIS) has named John Valdez as the company’s new vice president of sales. A senior leader with 25 years’ experience working for Fortune 500 companies and start-up ventures, Valdez’s new responsibilities will include heading up Elite’s sales department with oversight of business development representatives and a lead generation call center. Valdez’s 12-plus years of security industry experience kicked off with...

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Allied Universal receives Employer of the Year Award from NextOp

May 24, 2024SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif. — Security and facility services company Allied Universal has received the Employer of The Year Award from NextOp, a non-profit organization that assists military members and veterans find employment. "Allied Universal is proud to partner with NextOp to support veterans and military members transition into civilian careers,” said Elton Bradley, general manager of Allied Universal’s New Orleans branch. “This collaboration is a testament to our commitment...

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AU Global CEO Steve Jones Receives 2024 Excellence in Executive Leadership Award

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AU Global CEO Steve Jones receives 2024 Excellence in Executive Leadership Award

May 6, 2024SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif. – In an awards ceremony held on May 6 at California State University, Fullerton, Allied Universal Global Chairman and CEO Steve Jones received the 2024 Excellence in Executive Leadership Award from the university’s Giles-O’Malley Center for Leadership. “I am honored to be recognized for the innovative strategies Allied Universal has implemented to further the security industry,” Jones said.  “Leadership and innovation have always held...

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AMAG Technology unveils new strategic direction, user experience, solutions

April 16, 2024SSN Staff

HAWTHORNE, Calif.—AMAG Technology, a provider of access control and identity management solutions, has announced a new strategic direction that focuses on an expanded view of the company’s product portfolio and improved customer experience for channel partners and end users. The strategy has the full support of Allied Universal, AMAG Technology’s parent company and the world’s leading security and facility services provider. “This isn’t just a shift in strategy,...

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Allied Universal nails assessment amid push to secure ports

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Allied Universal nails assessment amid push to secure ports

March 13, 2024Ken Showers, Managing Editor

IRVINE, Calif. — Allied Universal’s client, the Helen Delich Bently Port of Baltimore, has received a top U.S. Coast Guard security assessment for the 15th consecutive year, a noteworthy accomplishment as the nation begins a push to better secure its ports.  In late February, the White House issued an executive order (E.O.) designed to strengthen its maritime cybersecurity, supply chains and industrial base, and improve onshore domestic manufacturing. The White House is putting...

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Allied Universal names Jim Lennon vice president of treasury

January 25, 2024SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif.—Security and facility services provider Allied Universal has announced the promotion of Jim Lennon to vice president of treasury. He will oversee financial activities, including North American treasury and cash application activities. Lennon has been with Allied Universal for more than 13 years. He joined the company in 2010 as part of Allied Barton, which was acquired and merged with Universal Protection to become Allied Universal in 2016. “We are pleased to have...

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Allied Universal to acquire J E Security Systems & Services

January 22, 2024SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif.—Security and facility services provider Allied Universal has announced the proposed acquisition of the assets of J E Security Systems & Services Inc., a comprehensive guarding and technology provider based in St. Thomas, Barbados. The proposed acquisition is through Allied Universal’s subsidiary, G4S Secure Solutions (Barbados) Limited and is expected to close during the first quarter of 2024. "This proposed acquisition marks a significant milestone...

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SSN, SIA WISF to continue partnership to promote diversity in 2024

January 3, 2024Cory Harris, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine, and SILVER SPRING, Md.—Security Systems News is proud to be partnering again this year with the Security Industry Association's (SIA’s) Women in Security Forum (WISF) to spotlight an incredibly diverse list of security professionals to be highlighted in special features throughout 2024. SSN and SIA WISF began the partnership in 2021 and in 2022, expanded coverage beyond one issue with one person profiled in each issue, as well as online at www.securitysystemsnews.com. "Security...

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MSA hiring handlers for explosive detection dogs

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MSA hiring handlers for explosive detection dogs

December 27, 2023SSN Staff

NEW YORK – MSA Security, an Allied Universal company, has announced it is filling positions for handlers to be partnered with canines specially trained to detect explosives. For eligible candidates, responsibilities will include conducting searches at assigned client sites, such as corporate buildings, loading docks, delivery vehicles, open areas and/or other locations as needed in Milpitas and Santa Clara, Calif. MSA is seeking candidates with experience in military and law enforcement,...

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Allied Universal security professional honored by American Red Cross

November 22, 2023SSN Staff

IRVINE, Calif. – Mark Paul, a security professional for Allied Universal, was honored by The American Red Cross at its Evening of the Stars event for his heroic life-saving actions. Paul was recognized for assisting an individual in need and saving their life while on shift at Allied Universal’s client State Farm Park in Illinois. Allied Universal said that Paul helped a State Farm employee who collapsed from cardiac arrest by administering CPR while another worker administered an...

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