Mary Jane Flanagan joins Ward Security in non-executive director’s role

Ward Security has announced the appointment of Mary Jane Flanagan as a non-executive director on the company’s Executive Board. Flanagan boasts over 30 years’ operational and Boardroom experience in customer facing industries including hospitality, facilities and consulting.

A Fellow of the Institute of Occupational Learning and a recognised member of the British Psychological Society, Flanagan has often served as a keynote speaker focusing on customer service and leadership excellence.

Commenting on the appointment, Kevin Ward (managing director at Ward Security) said: “I’m delighted to welcome Mary Jane to Ward Security. Our business is about people and customers and Mary Jane is an expert in both. We are focused on being the best possible business we can be, not just the best security business. Mary Jane brings diverse expertise and adds a different insight into our key areas of working. Her global experience will be invaluable as we continue to strengthen and grow.”

In response, Mary Jane Flanagan commented: “I’m excited be joining the Ward Security business as I feel we have aligned values. The company genuinely believes that its people and clients matter. We must ensure that we keep that focus while at the same time continuing to grow, prosper and be identified as the partner of choice. I look forward to helping Ward Security build an even stronger culture that demonstrates solid employee engagement, exceptional standards and customer-centric behaviours.”

Ward Security is a national provider of risk management and security solutions with a turnover of more than £45 million per annum and employing upwards of 1,000 members of staff.

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