Securitas North America Promotes Jeremy Brecher to CTO

Brecher has more than 20 years of senior technology management, infrastructure and networking experience in the security industry.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Securitas promoted Jeremy Brecher to the position of CTO, which includes becoming a member of the Securitas North America division management team.

In his new role, Brecher will focus on customer-facing technologies across all business lines in the United States, Canada and Mexico, including cloud-based customer portals, data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI). He will support the development of the next generation cloud, security as a service (SaaS) and managed customer services for Securitas, according to an announcement.

Brecher started his career in the electronic security industry in 1995 with ACI, a top tier regional systems integration company which was acquired by Diebold in 2004. Brecher held multiple leadership roles in field operations and engineering with Diebold and served as vice president, technology, for Diebold Electronic Security.

Securitas acquired Diebold’s U.S. and Canadian electronic security business in 2015 and Brecher was appointed senior vice president technology and CIO of Securitas Electronic Security (SES). He was responsible for SES enterprise information technology operations, technology strategy and the development of managed services for SES customers.

Brecher has more than 20 years of senior technology management, infrastructure and networking experience in the security industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Queens College in Queens, N.Y. He currently chairs the Security Industry Association (SIA) Cloud, Mobility and IoT Subcommittee and is a past member of advisory boards for TechSec Solutions and the Connected Security Expo.

“Jeremy’s vision, leadership and track-record of implementing innovative cloud-based services for SES and our customers is unmatched within the electronic security industry today,” says Tony Byerly, president, SES. “Leveraging his expertise and strategic insights for the greater benefit of all Securitas customers, positions Securitas to continue our leadership position in providing world class web-based services, partnering with industry leading technology partners, and creating a best-in-class customer experience.”

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