G4S India Appoints Mr. Ashok Bajpai as the Managing Director
NEW DELHI, June 13, 2014
NEW DELHI, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
G4S India , a leading security solutions provider, today announced the
appointment of Mr. Ashok Bajpai as the Managing Director - G4S India with
effect from July 1, 2014. He will also be responsible for Indo-British
Garments Pvt. Ltd (IBG), the uniform manufacturing arm of G4S and businesses
in Bangladesh and Nepal. Mr. Bajpai will succeed Mr. Mel Brooks, former CEO,
who will take up the new role of Group Commercial and Strategy Director.
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On the announcement, Mr. Ashok Bajpai, Managing Director, G4S India said,
"I am glad to be a part of G4S family. G4S is committed to providing customers
with world class security solutions by leveraging its global expertise in the
field. As India's third largest employer, it is imperative to balance growth
with demonstrating G4S's commitment to India as an active and
socially-responsible corporate citizen. I am upbeat on the outlook for the
Indian economy and believe that the security solutions sector would continue
to grow at a double digit pace."
Mr. Ashok Bajpai brings a vast range of experience to G4S.He began his career
with Price Waterhouse Consulting in Los Angeles and later returned to India to
join the Indian Government, where he served in increasingly senior roles both
in India and abroad. His last assignment was as Consul at the Indian Consulate
in New York. In 2005, Mr. Bajpai returned to the private sector as COO of
ArcelorMittal in Indonesia. He joined Yum Brands in 2007 as part of India's
leadership team for KFC and Pizza Hut and launched the country's first Taco
Bell in 2010. He then headed Pizza Hut Delivery for the Indian subcontinent.
In 2012, he became CEO and then Regional Director of Essar Steel. Mr. Bajpai
graduated magna cum laude from the George Washington University with a degree
in Economics and has an MBA from the Darden School of Business at the
University of Virginia.
Founded in 1989, G4S India is the leading security solutions group in the
country. The company today has more than 130,000 employees with a strong
network of over 200 branches and regional offices spread throughoutIndia.
Besides its core business of Secure Solutions, Security Systems, G4S offers a
range of services including training, event security, facilities management,
portand aviation security, security consultancyand risk management, fire
audit, central monitoring services, garment/uniform manufacturing,
recruitmentand placement, IT services and asset tracking. G4S is proud to
have an impressive clientele in various sectors including business process
outsourcing, retail, healthcare, infrastructure, IT, banking, diplomatic
missionsand embassies, residential, hospitality, communication, port and
G4S Plc, largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange with more than
618,000 employees, is a British multinational security services company
headquartered in Crawley, United Kingdom. It is the world's largest security
company measured by revenues and has operations in around 125 countries. G4S
is the leading global integrated security company specialising in the
provision of security products, services and solutions.
The group is active in more than 120 countries, and has a secondary stock
exchange listing in Copenhagen.
For more information, visit www.G4S.in .
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