Allied Universal names Dan Marston new regional VP in Canada

Dan Marston as regional vice president Allied

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, Allied Universal Technology Services Canada, has announced the appointment of Dan Marston as regional vice president.

It is part of Allied Universal, a security and facility services company employing 800,000 people worldwide and Marston believes the Canadian security sector has a bit of catching up to do offering new tech in traditional settings: “The security industry in Canada has been slow to adopt technology into more traditional security guarding operations,” he said as his appointment was announced.

“It is exciting to lead the Technology Services business as Allied Universal offers the complete package with guarding, technology, remote video monitoring, investigations and risk mitigation all under one roof. We partner and execute on delivering technology solutions while ensuring service excellence at every opportunity.”

Darren Pedersen, President of Allied Universal Canada welcomed his latest appointment: “Dan has 30-plus years of experience leading and creating strategic, operational and financial growth for market leaders in the technology sector. Dan’s extensive experience has positioned him well to redefine service excellence with advanced solutions that enhance safety, increase satisfaction and foster the loyalty of customers and team members.”

Prior to joining Allied Universal, Marston served as Regional Sales Director at Telus where he developed a high performing sales team across Eastern Canada. He was Senior Vice President, Sales & Business Development at Avante Logixx Inc., where he oversaw the integration of acquisitions of an enterprise systems company and two guarding companies; and last but not least, he served as Senior Director and General Manager at Securitas Electronic Security where he was responsible for Canada-wide sales, implementation and services. 

Allied Universal Technology Services, is a security systems integrator operating across North America, which offers comprehensive and integrated technology solutions to help clients mitigate risk and protect people and assets. Its all-inclusive service approach promises intelligent and seamless technology solutions from electronic access control, video surveillance, fire/life safety, alarm monitoring, emergency communications, technological threat management and response, and other smart tech innovative solutions, including a broad array of hosted /managed services via the company’s Monitoring and Response Center (MaRC), and the Global Security Operating Center.

About Allied Universal

Allied Universal, is a security and facility services company, provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. It employs 800,000 worldwide and has revenues around $20 billion.

More information on the Canadian operation HERE.

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