After having appointed Hemy Fintsy as CEO only in January, Risco Group has announced the appointments of Mark Taylor as UK & Ireland Managing Director and Stephane Cochard as Global EVP Sales & Marketing.
With over 30 years’ security industry experience and a previous spell leading the UK operation from 1991-2005, Mark Taylor’s deep insight and experience has been recruited to deliver the UK & Ireland operation’s ambitious vision and growth strategy incorporating a range of new product and service initiatives. Taylor has recently led the rollout of the ECHO (Electronic Call Handling Operation) project, in conjunction with the BSIA, FIA and FSA, combining current call handling systems into one nationally recognised effective police response to emergency alarms.
Stephane Cochard will be responsible for developing and executing the company’s global strategic sales and marketing plans, based on business growth and expansion plans. Arriving with a wealth of experience and a proven track record within the security arena in several senior global managerial positions, Cochard’s appointment will support the company’s growth and development of long-term relations with new partners around the world.
Recently appointed CEO of RISCO Group, Hemy Fintsy emphasised the onboarding of Taylor and Cochard to the management team will enhance the presence of RISCO Group in the domestic and global markets, supported by cutting-edge security solutions, full professional support and compliance with partner requirements.