The Brink's Company Appoints Mel Parker as President of Brink's North America
RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 18, 2012
RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brink's Company (NYSE: BCO),
a global leader in security-related services, today announced that Mel Parker,
45, has been named President of Brink's North America, effective December 31,
2012. Mr. Parker will oversee the commercial and operational business of
Brink's in the United States and Canada, with approximately $1 billion in
annual revenue and 11,000 employees, and will report directly to Thomas C.
Schievelbein, Brink's Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive
Mr. Parker is joining Brink's from Dell Inc. in Austin, Texas, where he was
Vice President and General Manager of Dell's North American Consumer, Small
Business and Member Loyalty Division, which represents several billion dollars
in annual revenue.
"We are extremely pleased to announce Mel's appointment as President of
Brink's North America," said Mr. Schievelbein. "Finding the right person for
this position has been a priority, and Mel will be instrumental as we continue
taking action to create sustainable shareholder value. Mel is a proven leader
whose experience and skillset will be great assets as we seek further
productivity improvements and profitable growth opportunities in our North
"I am excited for the opportunity to serve as President of Brink's North
America at this pivotal time in Brink's history," Mr. Parker said. "Brink's is
a company with an iconic brand and global reach, and I look forward to doing
my part to accelerate the transformation and growth of the company."
About Mel Parker
Prior to his tenure at Dell, Mr. Parker was the Senior Vice President of Sales
and Retail Channel Marketing for the Office Products Division of Newell
Rubbermaid in Chicago. Before working at Newell Rubbermaid, Mr. Parker was
Vice President and General Manager of the U.S. commercial business of
Corporate Express, a division of Staples, in Denver. Earlier in his career,
Mr. Parker worked for Pepsico, where he managed Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade
and Pepsi Cola products.
Mr. Parker is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point,
New York, and of the U.S. Army Ranger and Airborne School. He served as
Captain in the 82^nd Airborne Division of the Army, and is a decorated combat
About The Brink's Company
The Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO) is the world's premier provider of secure
transportation and cash management services. For more information, please
visit The Brink's Company website at www.Brinks.com or call 804-289-9709.
SOURCE The Brink’s Company
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