IFSEC Global Influencers in Security & Fire selects Ray O’Hara as top security executive

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Allied Universal, a global security and facility services company, has announced that company leader, Ray O’Hara, CPP, EVP Executive Protection and Intelligence Services, was selected as a top security executive by IFSEC Global Influencers in Security & Fire 2022.  

IFSEC Global is the pre-eminent news source for security and fire safety, with a trusted reputation and a global footprint. It covers developments from across the industries, from long-established physical technologies like video surveillance, access control, intruder/fire alarms and guarding, to emerging innovations in cybersecurity, drones, smart buildings, home automation, the internet of things and much more.  

“Ray is a legend in our industry and has been a mentor to many security professionals, making this award so richly deserved,” said Ty L. Richmond, President, Risk Advisory & Consulting Services, Allied Universal. “Prior to entering the corporate security sector, Ray was a supervising detective for the Los Angeles Police Department. He has served as Chairman of the Board and President of the ASIS International Board of Directors and President of ASIS’ Professional Certification Board and Chair of the ASIS International Investigations Council. 

His expertise in addressing the issues surrounding the convergence of traditional and logical security are unparalleled.” Ray O’Hara brings more than 30 years of experience in the consulting and investigations services field, corporate security and law enforcement to his position. His experience includes managing large-scale security consulting and investigations projects in emerging markets and developing international executive protection, crisis management and response plans.

“I am honored to be recognized by IFSEC and am truly proud that I work for a company that is at the forefront of consulting and investigations in the security sector,” said Ray O’Hara, CPP, EVP Executive Protection and Intelligence Services, Allied Universal.

Chosen based on nominations judged by a panel of highly respected judges, the influencers span several categories (six specifically for security), with nominees and winners coming from across the globe. The awards are designed to generate positivity across the industry by recognizing the talent and efforts of some of the leading individuals tirelessly working to develop the security and fire safety sectors.

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