National security provider, Ward Security has appointed Lea Potts in the role of Associate Director of Operations to head up its central security team. Lea Potts, who is based in Manchester, will be establishing a new regional office for the security company and growing the central client base. She will be supported in the region by regional operations manager, Paul Hearne.
Lea has extensive experience gained over a period of 10 years working in the security industry within national companies such as The Shield Guarding Company, Corps Security, Chubb Security and Initial Security (Rentokil).
David Ward, Managing Director of Ward Security said “We are very much committed to growing a regional office network to better service our national contracts and we can only do that by employing high calibre staff. Lea’s appointment is the second senior regional position we have added to the Ward Security team in as many months and we are extremely pleased to welcome her and her expertise to the team. We are now looking for premises to establish an office in the central region.”
Ward Security currently has regional offices in Bracknell and Harrogate and employs a team of over 400 security personnel. From its headquarters in Rochester, Kent it provides security services to high profile companies nationwide. A key specialism of the company is the provision of search and guard dogs. It has worked closely with the Metropolitan Police and both Bromley and Bexley Borough Councils on a number of specialist dog guarding projects.