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2019: A Successful Year in Review

December 12, 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, we look back with pride on all that we have achieved in the last 12 months—and we could not have done it without you. The next year is sure to see continued upward momentum and inspiring impact, as we work together to secure your environment, so you can focus on taking your business to the next level.

 

Let's look back at 2019, another year marked by major achievements!

 

January, Canada

The Bagg Group, a well-respected staffing company which services the Greater Toronto Area, was acquired 

Acquired The Bagg Group, a well-respected staffing company, which services the Greater Toronto Area

 

February, Afghanistan

Our security guards in Kabul, Afghanistan showed professionalism, diligence and bravery following the attack on the Green Village Compound

Our security guards in Kabul, Afghanistan showed professionalism, diligence and bravery following the attack on the Green Village Compound

 

March, Canada

Our security professionals and the police force stopped a thief in possession of $90 million worth of stolen artwork at the Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

Our security professionals and the police force stopped a thief in possession of $90 million worth of stolen artwork at the Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

 

March, Afghanistan

GardaWorld won the EUDEL Afghanistan security contract, the single-largest European Union Security contract in the world

Won the EUDEL Afghanistan security contract, the single-largest European Union Security contract in the world

 

April, Canada

GardaWorld received the Veterans Employment Transition Award at the Annual Celebration of Service on Parliament Hill Ceremonies

GardaWorld Military jobs for veterans

 

April, U.S.

Whelan Security, one of the largest privately owned American security companies, was acquired in April, increasing GardaWorld’s footprint in the U.S.

Whelan

 

May, Canada

GardaWorld’s own Jason Yuel was recognized in the Top 10 Under 40 in Canadian Security Magazine

GardaWorld’s own Jason Yuel was recognized in the Top 10 Under 40 in Canadian Security Magazine

 

May, Zambia

GardaWorld launched an office Zambia and began serving the security the needs of Zambian businesses

GardaWorld launched an office Zambia and began serving the security the needs of Zambian businesses.

 

June, Québec

The Security Systems division for homes and businesses launched officially

Security systems GardaWorld

 

July, Global

GardaWorld partnered with BC Partners, a leading international investment firm with over €22 billion of assets under management

BC partners GardaWorld

 

July, U.S.

CPS Security Solutions and Ecamsecure were acquired, a new division of GardaWorld specializing in remote monitoring

Acquired CPS Security Solutions and Ecamsecure, a new division of GardaWorld specializing in remote monitoring

 

July, Tanzania

GardaWorld launched in Tanzania and acquired Ultimate Security Tanzania Limited

GardaWorld launched in Tanzania and acquired Ultimate Security Tanzania Limited

 

September, U.S.

GardaWorld’s debut at the GSX 2019 in Chicago

GardaWorld’s debut at the GSX 2019 in Chicago

 

September, Uganda

GardaWorld won Best Security Provider at the 2019 Uganda Oil & Gas Upstream Awards

Won Best Security Provider at the 2019 Uganda Oil & Gas Upstream Awards

 

October, Mozambique

GardaWorld mobilized the Anadarko CCS JV Contract, the largest project currently in Mozambique and the start of the new frontier of oil & gas in Mozambique

Mobilized the Anadarko CCS JV Contract, the largest project currently in Mozambique and the start of the new frontier of oil & gas in Mozambique

 

November, Malawi

GardaWorld launched in Malawi

GardaWorld launched in Malawi

 

Thank you for being a part of our success!