SOURCE: AlliedBarton Security Services

March 21, 2007 08:00 ET

AlliedBarton Security Services Promotes Jim Gillece to Chief People Officer and Senior Vice President of Human Capital Management

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 21, 2007 -- AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, announces the promotion of Jim Gillece to the newly created position of Chief People Officer and Senior Vice President of Human Capital Management.

Gillece, who joined AlliedBarton in July 2006, will oversee all Human Capital Management including Learning and Development, Organizational Effectiveness, Human Resources, Compensation, Benefits, and Recruitment. In his initial position with AlliedBarton as Vice President of Learning and Organizational Effectiveness, Gillece led the company's training programs. Training magazine selected AlliedBarton as one of the top 125 training companies in 2007. This is the second consecutive year AlliedBarton is so recognized by Training magazine.

"AlliedBarton values Human Capital Management and training as the critical components for our growth and success," explained Bill Whitmore, AlliedBarton President and CEO. "Jim will be instrumental in helping us advance our training strategy to develop our most valuable asset, our people."

"I am excited about our commitment to high quality training," added Gillece. "This new focus on Human Capital Management allows for dedicated resources to fully engage and empower our more than 47,000 talented employees. Our long-time focus on training continues to be the driving force behind many of our initiatives. Human Capital Management is the culmination of our initiatives, most notably our training, that will improve our leadership and enable us to help our staff better manage their careers. Also, providing top quality training for our employees translates into quality service for our customers. There is a clear connection between Human Capital Management, training, customer service and bottom line impact."

Formerly serving as Director, Leadership Education and Development for Pfizer Inc., Gillece dedicated 17 years to Pfizer including more than 11 in various sales positions with the Pfizer Pharmaceutical Group.

Gillece earned a BA degree in Marketing from LaSalle University in Philadelphia and a Master's in Business Administration from St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia. He was a requested speaker at the National Training Directors Forum and is an invited guest lecturer at St. Joseph's University MBA Program. He is a past member of the eCornell Corporate Advisory Board for Strategic Human Capital Management that focuses on the design and development of online programs devoted to people development.

AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel to many industries including commercial real estate, higher education, healthcare, residential communities, chemical/petrochemical, government, manufacturing and distribution, financial institutions, and shopping centers. Our approximately 47,000 employees and over 100 offices service a client base that includes more than 175 Fortune 500 companies across the country. AlliedBarton was the first security services company selected as one of Training magazine's Top 125 training companies for two consecutive years.

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