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Gardaworld acquires two local security firms, urged to bring innovations

By IGIHE
On 27 May 2021 at 11:46

Gardaworld, a global private security company based in Canadian has been officially unveiled in Rwanda after the successful acquisition and rebrand of two local security firms including KK Security and Agespro.

The company was unveiled on Friday 21st May 2021 during a ceremony graced by Rwanda Development Board (RDB) officials who assured continued support to tap into presented investment opportunities.

Operating in 15 countries across the world, the company subsequently acquired Agespro in 2016 and KK Security in 2020 2020 but remained trading under their respective brand names.

Speaking during the official launch of Gardworld operations in Rwanda, Tuyishimwe Pacifique, the Ag Investment Officer at RDB urged the security firm to come upwith innovations on Rwanda’s market.

“I would like to express gratitude for your commitment to invest in Rwanda. Rwanda remains open for all investors with inspiring vision. It is a huge opportunity to invest in Rwanda as one of safest countries,” he said.

Gardaworld Managing Director for East Africa, Nicolas Arnold explained that they were inspired by the country’s security and provided conducive business environment to invest in Rwanda.

Oliver Westmacott, President, and COO of GardaWorld Security Services- Middle East and Africa revealed that acquiring two reputed security firms reflects their vision and aspirations to improve efficiency.

“ It is becoming evident that we are achieving our goals in Africa, Rwanda , the region and internationally. We are excited to continue expanding and look forward to deepening our relationship with Rwanda and her people. GardaWorld looks forward to contributing positively to the Rwandan economy in the years to come,” he noted.

Westmacott reiterated commitment to intensify training to enhance professionalism and improve employees’ welfare through recognition of best performers and promotions.

With more than 3,700 security staff in Rwanda, GardaWorld takes pride as one of leading security companies in the country.

Apart from security, the company also offers fire extinguishing solutions and services, training on environment preservation, medical evacuation support, flight security and cyber equipment among others.

Gardaworld recognized outstanding security officers from the acquired companies.
Gardaworld built a playground as a way of giving back to he community.
Gardaworld Managing Director for East Africa, Nicolas Arnold explained that they were inspired by the country’s security and provided conducive business environment to invest in Rwanda.
Oliver Westmacott, President, and COO of GardaWorld Security Services- Middle East and Africa revealed that acquiring two top security firms reflects their vision and aspirations to improve efficiency.

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