Tom Clarke has been appointed to head up sales and marketing operations for the specialist electronic security division of Securitas UK. With over 15 years’ industry experience under his belt, and having occupied senior roles at companies including Mitie, Contract Fire and Security and Reliance High-Tech, Clarke brings a wealth of electronic sales expertise to Securitas.
In his new role, Clarke takes on the important task of leading on sales development for Securitas UK’s dedicated electronic security function, which includes overseeing the business development, account management and marketing teams.
Clarke has extensive knowledge of designing security solutions and managing relationships with national and European clients, particularly so within the corporate sector, where the wider benefits of security solutions such as building usage and occupancy management play a significant part. He’s also an authority when it comes to working in secure environments, among them defence organisations, immigration centres and prisons.
On joining Securitas, Clarke stated: “I’m really excited to join such a well-established and highly reputable global security organisation. We see a fantastic opportunity to grow Securitas’ electronic security offer in the UK, sharing ideas with colleagues and constantly improving our solutions. With a highly experienced team and a global brand behind us, we’re committed to leading the way in the industry as a world class security technology partner for our clients.”
Commenting on Clarke’s appointment, Arthur Agnew (head of electronic security at Securitas UK) said: “This is a key appointment for the electronic security division at a crucial time as we push forward with our primary objective of doubling sales by 2023. With a strong background in electronic security sales and marketing, Tom’s addition to the business will help us to accelerate our growth and improve the efficiency of our sales department.”