The Brink's Company Appoints Patty Watson as Chief Information Officer
RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 20, 2012
RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The Brink's Company (NYSE: BCO),
a global leader in security-related services, today announced that Patty
Watson, 46, has been named Chief Information Officer, effective January 7,
2013. Ms. Watson has nearly 15 years of information technology and shared
services management experience, most recently as the Senior Technology
Executive for the treasury, credit and payments division of Bank of America.
Ms. Watson will be responsible for implementing information technology and
process improvements to deliver operational efficiencies and service
differentiation for Brink's customers. She will report directly to Thomas C.
Schievelbein, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of The Brink's Company.
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"Patty has extensive information technology experience with a track record of
optimizing systems that are vital to the success of a global services
business," said Schievelbein. "Her expertise in developing innovative
applications to support corporate and commercial customers, honed during her
nearly 15 years in the banking industry, will be invaluable to our company as
we continue to grow our business and streamline our operations around the
"Patty's appointment adds to the strength and depth of the Brink's leadership
team," Mr. Schievelbein continued. "Earlier this week we announced Mel Parker
will join us as President of Brink's North America and I am confident that
both of these inspirational leaders will play key roles in enhancing
"Building out the technology infrastructure to yield operational efficiencies
while providing a framework for future growth is critical in a complex,
global, customer-focused company like Brink's," said Ms. Watson. "I am excited
by the opportunity to help Brink's deliver innovative solutions to its
customers around the world and look forward to joining the Brink's team."
About Patty Watson
Prior to her tenure at Bank of America, Ms. Watson was an officer in the
United States Air Force for almost ten years, where she last served as
Director of Operations. She earned designation as a distinguished graduate
from the Air Force's Leadership School, Squadron's Officer School. Ms. Watson
has a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics from Saint Mary's College at
Notre Dame and a master's degree in business administration from the
University of Dayton.
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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