Securitas AB has promoted Tony Byerly to president, Global Electronic Security. Kevin Engelhardt has been promoted to president, Securitas Electronic Security Inc. and Electronic Security Business Leader for North America. Their appointments further strengthen the leadership for Securitas’ ES business globally and in North America.
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 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.
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 senior vice president, field operations for Diebold Security, bringing over 15-plus years of electronic security industry expertise. Engelhardt will continue to report to Byerly.
“I’m confident Tony’s and Kevin’s leadership will help propel us in the next chapter of our transformation journey,” said Magnus Ahlqvist, Securitas AB president and CEO.