- Securitas AB
company_name = Securitas AB
company_type = Public (OMX|SSE401|SECU B)
Melker Schörling(Chairman of the board), Alf Göransson (President and CEO)
industry = Security services
products = Alarms, guarding and cash handling services
revenue = SEK 62,908 million (2007)cite web |url=http://www.securitas.com/documents/en/AR_pdf/Annual_Report_2007.pdf |title=Annual Report 2007 |accessdate=2008-04-15 |publisher=Securitas]
net_income = profit SEK 526 million (2007)
num_employees= 231,500 (2007)
slogan = "Security solutions through people"
homepage = [http://www.securitas.com/en/ www.securitas.com]
intl = yes
Securitas AB is a
Sweden-based security solutions ( security guard) company. As one of the largest provider of security services in the world, the company has 230,000 employees in over 30 countries worldwide, including the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, and Argentina. Securitas AB has service lines that include uniformed security officers, consulting and investigations, systems integration and cash-in-transit.
Securitas AB was founded in 1934 in
Sweden. Since 1934 it has expanded and grown into various areas of the security business. This growth has come mainly from the acquisition of smaller companies, both domestically and internationally.
Securitas's business is promoted with three keywords, or "values" - "Integrity", "Vigilance", and "Helpfulness". These are symbolized by the three red circles in the company logo. In 2000, the company organized the group into "Security Services", which handles
access controlthrough manned guarding, i.e. stationary objects like receptions and visitor management; "Security Systems" which handles large alarm and surveillance systems; and "Cash Handling Services" which handle the transport, packaging, counting and storage of physical values such as cashand precious metals.
In 1999 Securitas acquired Pinkerton company and in 2001, Burns Security, both based in the
United States. In 2003, these and several other American security companies were merged into a new company, Securitas Security Services USA. These acquisitions made Securitas one of the largest security companies in the world. Its world headquarters are currently in London.
As of 2007, several new companies have broken off the larger subgroups and operate largely on their own, answering only to the main headquarters. These changes in structure are still going on, but one major change is that Cash Handling Services have been renamed "Loomis", and this division is expected to be sold.
As of November 2007, the UK Cash Handling Service that had been renamed "Loomis" was taken over by HSBC and Barclays, and is now called "Vaultex UK Ltd". Loomis is still in operation as part of Securitas, but only in the Cash In Transit business.
Aktiebolagis a Swedish security solutions ( security guard) company. It has 230,000 employees in over 30 countries worldwide, including the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, and Argentina. The company which is now based in Londonhas service lines that include uniformed security officers, consulting and investigations, systems integration and cash-in-transit.
Switzerland, the group's company is called "Protectas AG", Securitas AGbeing a competitor. In Denmark, the group's company is called "Dansikring A/S". The company has made it a priority to have its brand name the same and recognizable throughout its operating area, and names will vary as little as possible.
Securitas is controlled by
Gustaf Douglasthrough his company Latour. Another major shareholder is the chairman of the board, Melker Schörling.
Securitas currently controls 12% of the global market. In Europe, the share is 15 percent, and 18 percent in the US. The customer base is very diversified, with every major industry represented. Smaller niches have also been a priority, such as the oil industry, and maritime operations (i.e.
ISPSsecurity, and on vessel security).
Securitas Canada is the largest security services company in
Board of directors and senior management
Melker Schörlingb. 1947, is the Chairman of the Board since 1993.
Alf Göranssonb. 1957 is the President and CEO of Securitas AB.
Håkan Winbergb. 1956 is Executive vice President and CFO.
The UK division of the company hit the headlines in February 2006 when armed robbers raided its cash centre located in
Tonbridgein Kent. The criminals made off with £53m in what is known as the Securitas depot robbery. [cite web
title=Jurors see CCTV of £53m robbery
July 5, 2007] A Securitas van was also rammed by criminals in a stolen tractor who subsequently made off with hundreds of thousands of pounds in Warrington, Cheshire.
In March 2006 an armed gang robbed a Securitas van as it was unloading money at Gothenburg's Landvetter Airport in Sweden. [cite web
title=Gang attacks plane in Gothenburg
March 7, 2006]
On October 4, 2007, two armored truck guards were killed in a robbery in Northeast Philadelphia. Another man was critically wounded. The men, retired police officers, were working for Loomis--which operates as the cash handling services division of Securitas AB.
A bank surveillance photo showed the gunman walking up to the two guards, shooting both of them execution-style, and running off with a bag containing ATM deposit envelopes. The man later confessed to the killings.
Loomis Fargo & Company
* [http://www.securitas.com/ Securitas] - corporate site
* [http://www.alert-services.com/ Securitas Alert Services] - corporate site
* [http://www.securitas-direct.com/ Securitas Direct] - corporate site
* [http://www.securitassystems.com/ Securitas Systems] - corporate site
* [http://www.loomis.com/ Loomis Cash Handling] - corporate site
* [http://biz.yahoo.com/ic/92/92239.html Yahoo! - Securitas AB Company Profile]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
См. также в других словарях:
SECURITAS — AB Unternehmensform Gründung 1934 Unternehmenssitz Stockholm … Deutsch Wikipedia
SECURITAS AB — Unternehmensform Gründung 1934 Unternehmenssitz Stockholm … Deutsch Wikipedia
Securitas AB — Rechtsform Aktiebolaget Gründung 1934 Sitz Stockholm … Deutsch Wikipedia
Securitas AG — is a Swiss family company providing security services with head office in Zollikofen, regional offices in Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano, Lucerne, Neuchâtel, Olten, St. Gallen, Thun and Zürich as well as 25 other branches all over… … Wikipedia
Securitas AG — Rechtsform Aktiengesellschaft Gründung 1907 Sitz Zolli … Deutsch Wikipedia
Securitas — steht für die Göttin der Sicherheit in der römischen Mythologie; siehe Securitas (Mythologie) die Securitas Bremer Allgemeine Versicherungs AG, ein Versicherungsunternehmen, das in den Basler Versicherungen aufgegangen ist verschiedene… … Deutsch Wikipedia
Securĭtas — Securĭtas, römische Personifikation der Sicherheit, namentlich des Staates (S. publica, augusta imperii); dargestellt als sitzende Matrone, in der Linken die Lanze, das Haupt in der Rechten ruhend, oder den Arm (als Zeichen der Sicherheit) über… … Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon
Securitas — Securitas, in der römischen Religion die als Göttin verehrte Personifikation der Sicherheit. Nach römischem Glauben verbürgte sie den sicheren Fortbestand des Reiches … Universal-Lexikon
Securitas AB — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Securitas. Demande de traduction … Wikipédia en Français
Securitas SA — Groupe Securitas Pour les articles homonymes, voir Securitas. Logo de Groupe Securitas Création 1907 … Wikipédia en Français