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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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Universal Protection Security Systems leads with IP

September 24, 2014Martha Entwistle

SANTA ANA, Calif.— Universal Protection Security Systems, the integration arm of guarding giant Universal Protection, leads with IP video surveillance solutions “90 percent of the time,” according to UPSS's Bob Hinton. Hinton, who is director of corporate accounts for the Southeast region of UPSS, said IP cameras are spec'd most of the time and even if they're not, the price of IP cameras has come down so much “it's really not worth looking at analog anymore.” UPSS...

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Universal Protection acquires guard-tracking technology

May 16, 2012Martha Entwistle

SANTA ANA, Calif.— Universal Protection, a $500 million guard company that also does security installation, on April 2 acquired Heritage Security Services of San Diego. It also acquired a guard-tracking technology that its CEO says is "game-changing."In addition to 1,200 guards, the deal brings with it a “proprietary and patented guard-tracking technology.” That is what really drew Universal into the deal, Steve Jones, co-CEO and COO of Universal Services of America, the parent...

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