New head of HR at G4S North America

G4S, the world’s leading global, integrated security company, has appointed Geoff Gerks as Chief Human Resources Officer for G4S North America and Technology Region. Gerks joined G4S in 2013 as SVP Human Resources for Secure Solutions. In his new role, Gerks oversees Human Resources, Learning and Development, and Health and Safety for all G4S businesses in North America. Gerks is based in Jupiter, Florida, and reports directly to John Kenning, G4S Regional CEO for North America and Technology.

Under Gerks’ leadership, G4S has won awards for best practices in people management, leadership excellence and training & development. Prior to joining G4S, Gerks spent several years with Brinks as the SVP for HR in their U.S. business. His earlier career included periods with C.R. Bard, a global medical device company, and Coca-Cola enterprises, where he progressed through various HR roles. Geoff Gerks works with his teams to ensure that G4S excels in recruiting, training and developing our employees, ensuring that we continue to deliver the finest combination of security personnel, project management, risk management, and technology solutions to G4S customers.