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Management Team

Meet Armourguard's leadership team
Management Team

Ian Anderson

General Manager NZ & Fiji

A stalwart of the New Zealand security industry Ian has been involved with Armourguard for nearly 13  years.  Ian has held senior leadership roles in fire and security companies in New Zealand and overseas for 15  years.

“Evergreen International has a clear objective to be a long term business owner of businesses with strong brands and meaningful roles within their Societies. Armourguard will continue to offer solutions so its clients can focus on their core business. We will continue to grow and build on the strength of our people, our brand and passion for the industry.  For me it is an exciting and defining period, our future is bright.”

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Shane O’Halloran

Chief Operating Officer NZ

Shane has a background as a member of the CIB in the New Zealand Police for 13 years and a further 23 years of operational risk and security management experience.  An extensive part of Shane’s career has been working with customers in all industries to understand their security services requirements and, where required, personalise the security service delivery for that customer to mitigate their risks.

Customer focus and establishing strong long-term relationships based on trust and responsibility is a personal key ethic in Shane’s work life and one which is actively lead by him within Armourguard.

Shane is responsible for managing and overseeing our core operation services including Armourguard's Cash services, Manned Services, Welfare and Dispatch, Risk management and Business Development.

"People are the heart of Armourguard, managing their health and safety and the environment we participate in with best practice and cutting edge technologies is critical in our business. Ensuring this all comes together to manage our customers’ risks in their environments and exceeding their expectations is the challenge we enjoy at Armourguard.”

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Denise Dabinette

National Cash Operations Manager

With a history in the Australian banking industry, Denise has been involved in cash operations for the past nine years in New Zealand.

Her expertise has been invaluable in the running of Cash Operations and Transport Logistics in Christchurch as a Cash Operations Manager and a Cash Branch Manager for both Armourguard and ACM.  

"Armourguard’s innovative and customer-centric culture attracted me back to Armourguard. Their ongoing innovations in customer delivery excellence are of particular interest to me, and I have appreciated the support that Armourguard gives to deliver the best outcomes to my customers."

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Ashley Burkhart

National Logistics Operations Manager

Ash joined Armourguard in August 2016 and comes with an extensive work history in Law enforcement and the Security Cash in Transit Industries. Since his short time being with Armourguard as National Logistics Operations Manager, Ash has taken charge of the transport and logistics division and prides himself on delivering exceptional service in very demanding and challenging industry.

“We are committed to maintaining the highest level of service as New Zealand’s leading CIT provider. We offer an efficient, reliable and innovate service throughout New Zealand”

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Mark O'Brien

Provincial Manager Manned Services

Having spent more than a decade in senior management positions at Armourguard and as a Board Member of the New Zealand Security Association, Mark is committed to ensuring Armourguard is at the forefront of industry innovation and professionalism.

“The New Zealand security market is competitive and challenging. Working with Armourguard allows the best of both worlds; a large well-resourced company with strong compliance and standards but with the ability to be responsive and nimble to customer needs.”

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Tim Lawrence

Metropolitan Manager Manned Services

Tim has eleven year’s management experience in a variety of industries. In his eight years with Armourguard Tim has held operational management roles in Wellington and Christchurch, and has managed the Auckland Branch for the past 4 years. He now manages our manned services in New Zealand’s core metropolitan regions of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

"The key to excellent service delivery is building a strong team culture that strives to achieve our goals and our customer’s goals, and then exceeds them. We achieve this by hiring the right people for each role, communicating clear objectives and celebrating our milestones together."

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Stuart Morgan

National Risk & Compliance Manager

Stuart  has an extensive investigative background having spent 18 years in the New Zealand Police, most of it in the CIB and a further 20 years in the security and risk management industry. Stuart recently started with Armourguard and currently manages our Risk, Compliance and  Health & Safety functions across our nationwide operations.

“Promoting a strict culture of compliance and maintaining a high standard of professionalism not only keeps our people safe but also ensures that we manage our customers risk. In todays exciting and challenging times we are focussed on meeting our customers needs both now and in the future”

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