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Gallagher Security appoints Merv Williams as new Chief Marketing Officer
Wed, 17th Jan 2024

Gallagher Security, globally acknowledged security equipment designer and manufacturer, announced the appointment of Merv Williams as their new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) today. Based in Hamilton, New Zealand, Williams will spearhead Gallagher Security's worldwide marketing strategy, reaching out to key markets including Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the UK, Europe, and IMEA.

Williams will directly report to the Chief Executive of Security, Mark Junge, who has led numerous pioneering initiatives in the international security tech sector. Speaking about Merv's promotion, Junge remarked, "Merv is a highly experienced career marketer and a well-respected member of the Gallagher team. His continued stewardship of our brand evolution will be at the forefront of marketing efforts to accelerate growth and lift market recognition within the international security tech ecosystem."

As a response to his new role, Williams commented, "Stepping into this role at such an exciting time in our journey is a real privilege – Gallagher is 85 years young, and we are driving innovation and opening up new market opportunities across the globe on an almost daily basis – it’s a seriously great place to be."

Merv Williams is an established name in the marketing sector, having held leadership roles in marketing and creative agencies serving global brands in the construction industry. His journey with Gallagher Security began two years ago with a role as Brand and PR Manager at their global headquarters. Subsequently, he served as acting CMO before this appointment to the full-time position.

Gallagher's premier security solutions are engaged worldwide at the highest levels of government, military, commercial and industrial organisations, healthcare, transportation and academics. The incorporation of Merv Williams as their CMO is a part of Gallagher's broader strategy to solidify its presence across the globe and continue its course of successful innovation in the world of security technology.