THE INKERMAN GROUP has announced that Michael Allen, MBE has been appointed to its Board of Directors as an Executive Director. This announcement comes as the company continues on a period of significant growth and business consolidation.
Allen has joined the Board at this time to further contribute to The Inkerman Group’s ambitious business plans, having worked previously with the company as Operations Director and Director of its subsidiary, Inkerman Group Special Projects; having worked for the business for the last three years, he has already brought significant operational and management experience to its activities to date particularly with regard to the challenges of expansion that the Company is experiencing across the Globe.
Allen has been instrumental in establishing and providing key operational activities and services to Inkerman’s clients throughout the world; his team delivers the Company’s key services such as Emergency Evacuations, Travel Safe, Tracking, 24/7 support and response to Internationally based clients and operationally deployed teams throughout the World, including currently, the Middle-East region; Specialist Event Security, Close Protection, CCTV Monitoring and Specialist Guarding Services.
In 2002 Allen was awarded Member of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his outstanding commitment and contribution to Explosive Ordnance Disposal in the Military Division.
Commenting on his appointment, Allen explains “I am extremely pleased to be invited to join the Board at this time – it is an exciting opportunity, in particularly challenging times. The Inkerman Group has great potential – it continues to grow and develop its client base and specialist products and services globally.
This is a particularly important growth time for the business,” he continues, “as the Company continues to secure new contracts, often at the expense of its more expansive competitors and especially in the MENA region.” Allen will particularly play a significant role in The Inkerman Group’s International expansion plans in Libya, Egypt, Algeria and Syria.
Gerald Moor, CEO explains “Mick’s skills are exactly what The Inkerman Board needs going forward at this crucial point in the Company’s history; during the last 2-3 years, the business has gone through a massive step-change and there is more still to come in assisting companies moving into challenging regions.
Mick has been instrumental in these recent fast-moving developments and our resulting international business growth to date; as the Company continues to move forward, this will increasingly be the case.” He adds “Mick brings a unique level of knowledge and experience, particularly in the management of security issues for clients and operational service delivery – this announcement today is a further endorsement of this contribution and expertise.”