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New Allied Universal Global CFO to Lead Efforts for Eventual IPO

Allied Universal has tasked recently appointed Global CFO Tim Brandt to lead the financial operations of the company.

He will focus on the upcoming acquisition and integration of G4S, and the eventual initial public offering (IPO) of the newly consolidated company, according to an announcement.

Prior to joining Allied Universal, Brandt worked for 30 years with Deloitte and was the managing partner of the Orange County (Calif.) practice for the last four years of his career.

He specialized in mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and public debt offerings. Additionally, Brandt has international experience having worked in Deloitte’s Osaka, Japan office.

“Tim brings more than 30 years of leadership with a proven track record in corporate and operational finance,” says Steve Jones, chairman and CEO of Allied Universal. “He complements our strong performance-oriented culture, and we believe his impressive reputation for execution and achieving results makes him the right choice to lead our finance and accounting operations. We welcome Tim to our team and look forward to his contributions as we embark on our global growth through our recent acquisition of G4S.”

Brandt is joining Allied Universal at a pivotal and critical time in the company’s history and is looking forward to the challenge.

“I’m honored to join the exceptional team at Allied Universal,” he says. “I’m looking forward to working with such a dynamic, acquisitive company and am truly impressed by the team’s dedication to achieving remarkable results. My goal is to build upon the company’s history of success and capitalize on opportunities to continue to grow the business.”

In 2019, the company launched its systems integration business, Allied Universal Technology Services, through the acquisition of Dallas-based integrator Securadyne Systems. The company has since built out the platform with numerous other acquisitions. SSI spoke at length with company executives, including CEO Steve Jones, about its strategic initiatives in 2019, which you can read here.

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