News Release

Andrew Stevens Appointed Praesidiad Chairman

February 26th 2018


London, UK. Praesidiad, a global provider of integrated perimeter security systems and solutions, today announces the appointment of Andrew Stevens, as Non-Executive Chairman of the Company and Board of Directors. He will take up his responsibilities with immediate effect.

Andrew Stevens is also currently a Non-Executive Director with Héroux-Devtek, CAE and De La Rue and was previously Chairman of Aim Aviation. From 2010 to 2012, Andrew was Chief Executive Officer at Cobham, having previously been the company’s Chief Operating Officer.

Commenting on his appointment at Praesidiad, Andrew Stevens said: “I am delighted to be joining the Board of a company focussed on protecting critical infrastructure and sensitive sites in the public and industrial sectors and I look forward to working with CEO Michele Volpi and the rest of the leadership team at this exciting time in the Company’s development”.

Michele Volpi, Chief Executive Officer of Praesidiad, added: “We are delighted Andrew is joining us and we look forward to his support in helping to scale further growth for Praesidiad. Andrew brings a wealth of both operational and board experience and he will be a great asset for our ambitious growth and expansion agenda”.

Headquartered in London, Praesidiad is a major provider of force protection solutions, integrated perimeter security systems and industrial mesh and fencing products. Praesidiad is the home to global brands which specialize in the security, defence and protection of people and assets around the world. Each day, millions of people are at work in the trust that Praesidiad products are protecting their lives and livelihoods from domestic and global threats, natural disasters and targeted attacks. The company’s brands are globally recognized for quality protective systems, integrated security solutions and outstanding service.

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About Præsidiad
Praesidiad is a world market leader of force protection solutions, integrated perimeter security systems and industrial mesh and fencing products. We engineer products that inspire confidence and trust; solutions that defend and protect military, commercial and domestic end-users. We defend critical infrastructure and protect public work sites and utilities. We mitigate risk and protect against terrorist actions. We defend homes and communities and protect those that protect us. Our brands are globally recognized for quality protective systems, integrated security solutions and outstanding service. Employing over 1,500 people around the world, Praesidiad operates an extensive network of specialist sites and manufacturing facilities, providing support wherever and whenever it is needed. We pride ourselves on our experience and our integrity; our strength is our team.