Allied Universal has announced the appointment of Retired US Army Major General William J. Walker to the position of Vice President and Corporate Security Director.
According to the company, Walker will draw on his civilian and military executive leadership expertise to serve as a resource to Allied Universal customers in developing comprehensive security strategies.
He will determine priorities for the protection of people, property and assets and will advise on the allocation of resources based on risk, operational needs and company policies. Walker will also provide counsel to help customers.
“William is an accomplished safety, security and threat mitigation professional with a proven record of success designing, developing and integrating organization-wide strategies to protect against internal and external vulnerabilities,” said Steve Jones, Global Chairman and CEO of Allied Universal.
“His recruitment to our already-winning team is going to be a game changing asset to the customers and communities we serve.”
Walker joins Allied Universal after serving as the 38th Sergeant at Arms of the US House of Representatives for the 117th Congress.
An elected officer, the Sergeant at Arms is the House of Representatives’ chief law enforcement, protocol and security officer.
“I’m proud to join the world’s security leader and utilize my experience to identify new business opportunities and build strategic partnerships with clients,” Walker said.
“Allied Universal is an extraordinary organization and it’s a pleasure and privilege to be part of its vision for the future.”