Following a thorough selection process, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe (SMBCE) has chosen Wilson James as its new supplier of security guarding solutions. The contract covers both of SMBCE’s corporate sites in the City of London.
Wilson James’ experience of delivering security guarding services for large international corporate organisations with a presence in the UK enables the business to understand SMBCE’s needs and offer a service directly aligned with the company’s organisational culture and business objectives.
Charlie Cleverly – director of security for the London region at Wilson James – told Risk UK: “We’re delighted to be working with SMBCE. We’ve been able to approach the contract with some innovations to improve the service and help SMBCE meet its future needs as well as the more imminent ones. Also, we both value our people and recognise that through training and development our trusted and reliable staff will help SMBCE grow and prosper through the delivery of the security guarding services.”
Tim Brooks, head of physical security (EMEA) at the Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Europe, has explained the reasoning behind the appointment. “Wilson James provides highly-trained security professionals and expertise. The company has received a number of awards for both its client service and staff development expertise which is something we’ve recognised.”
Brooks added: “Wilson James put forward a compelling and innovative solution, both from a cultural and technical perspective, as well as possessing extensive experience of providing similar services to other leading organisations in the UK. We believe these factors combined make Wilson James the right partner for us.”
Wilson James is a leading security, logistics and business services provider. Founded in 1991 and now with over 2500 employees, the company exists to help organisations meet their business objectives. With in-depth sector and service expertise, Wilson James delivers solutions to clients operating across the aviation, construction, corporate, events, energy and maritime sectors.