BOCA RATON, FLORIDA--(Marketwired - Sept. 23, 2015) - GardaWorld, the world's largest privately owned security and cash services company, announced today that its Cash Services President and COO, Chris Jamroz will participate in the 3rd Annual Secure Cash & Transport Association (SCTA) conference, to be held at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile from September 23 - 25, 2015.
Chris will kick off the general session on Thursday, September 24, 2015. He will provide attendees with first-hand insight into key trends during his presentation: The New Cash Frontier: Perspectives on Industry Growth, Social and Economic Ramifications and Rapidly Evolving End-Market Dynamics.
"The annual SCTA conference is one of our industry's top events," said Chris Jamroz. "This is a dynamic time in our industry and for our company and I am honored to have the opportunity to share perspectives on the future of cash services."
GardaWorld's Chief Security Officer, Guy Cote, will also present at the conference. On Friday, September 25, 2015, he will provide an overview of armed robbery cases and trends in Canada as part of a global discussion about crime impacting the secure transportation industry.
"We appreciate the support and contribution from leading professionals like Chris Jamroz and Guy Cote that have made it possible for us to offer more than a dozen informative sessions at our conference this year," said Mark Lowers, President at the Secure Cash & Transport Association. "With sessions on important topics like The New Cash Frontier, FinCEN activity, ATM issues, Cyber Security trends, and trends in fraud and robbery, this is - without question - a must-attend event for the cash services industry."
GardaWorld is the leading cash vault services provider in North America. GardaWorld processes more than $5 billion in currency each day and completes more than 100,000 daily pickups through a fleet of more than 3,500 armored vehicles. GardaWorld's game-changing 12 year, $1.4 billion pioneering outsourcing agreement with Bank of America in 2013, has prompted financial institutions across America to re-examine how they manage and process cash. GardaWorld is transforming cash processing from a commodity business into a technologically innovative, fully managed service.
Garda World Security Corporation (GardaWorld) provides business solutions and security services around the world. Our 48,000 highly trained, dedicated professionals serve clients throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. GardaWorld works across a broad range of sectors, including natural resources, retail, construction, telecommunications and manufacturing, and on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, governments, NGOs and humanitarian relief organizations. For more information, visit www.garda.com.
Chris Jamroz Bio
Under Chris Jamroz's leadership, GardaWorld has become the #1 currency supply chain, secure logistics and cash business services provider in North America having nearly doubled its revenues to reach a $1 billion run-rate.
GardaWorld is the fastest growing secure transportation and cash vault services provider in North America and the largest private sector currency processor in the US and Canada. The company's 12-year $1.4 billion cash vault outsourcing contract with Bank of America in 2013, has been reported as the most significant in the history of the industry in the US. Chris Jamroz led GardaWorld operations through massive restructuring culminating in the merger of the US and Canadian Cash Services businesses to execute operational synergies and create the industry's exclusive fully integrated cross-border service delivery platform.
Prior to GardaWorld, Chris Jamroz was Head of the Corporate Finance practice at J.P. Morgan in Canada where he was a trusted advisor to top executives and boards of leading corporations. A strategic leader with demonstrated tactical effectiveness and global perspective, Chris provided advice and counsel with respect to the entire range of investment and corporate banking services, he facilitated over $10 billion in raised capital and advised on $5B in corporate finance and restructuring transactions.
Guy Côté Bio
Guy Côté is Vice-President and Chief Security Officer responsible for corporate security, loss prevention and risk management for GardaWorld. In his role, he supervizes security rules and regulations and has developed a highly proactive approach to loss and risk prevention programs. He also builds and maintains strong relationships with GardaWorld's risk insurers and provides expertise and advice in the development of GardaWorld's security-related service offerings.
Before joining the company in 2007, he worked for 28 years at the Sûreté du Québec (the only Quebec police organization to have jurisdiction over the entire province of Quebec, Canada), where he was Director of the State Security Directorate.
During his career, he was responsible for intelligence services, close protection of political personalities, security for the National Assembly, background checks and physical technical security. He was also in charge of the Firearms Act and Security Officers' permits issuance. In partnership with the Ministry of International Relations, he was responsible for the integrity and security of Quebec delegations worldwide. He has greatly contributed to the Quebec Government Security Strategic Orientation Committee.