Transguard appoints new deputy MD
The Dubai-based businesses support services company Transguard Group has appointed Geoff Shewry as Deputy Managing Director.
British national Shewry brings with him over 30 years of experience in the facilities management (FM) and security industries which form the core of Transguard’s business model. His previous career has included key senior management roles with organisations such as international FM market-leader Carillion and the UK security company Reliance.
Shewry, who was Managing Director of Dubai-based Emril Services, prior to joining Transguard, commented: “I am relishing the challenge this role presents. Transguard has some very demanding but very exciting plans for the future and I am honoured that the board has placed their confidence in me to play such a pivotal role in achieving them.”
Shewry, who took up his role at the start of the new year, has a BSc (Honours) Civil Engineering, and is a member of the Institute of Civil Engineers.
Commenting on the appointment, Managing Director Mike McGeever said: “The experience and leadership that Geoff brings to the group is absolutely invaluable. We have set ourselves some pretty tough targets going forward and we are delighted to have Geoff on board at this very important time in the evolution of the business. We are all really looking forward to working with him.”
Transguard Group was established in 2001 and has diversified significantly, now leading in the fields of Cash Services, Security Services, Manpower Services and Integrated Facility Services. Transguard is the UAE’s most trusted business support and outsourcing provider and has a large, dynamic and culturally diverse workforce numbering in excess of 65,000 people.
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