Ava Risk Group Limited (ASX: AVA) (Ava Group or Company) today announces the appointment of Michael McGeever as a Non-Executive Director.

Mr McGeever has over 35 years experience in the military, facilities and security sectors. Prior to his retirement in 2015, was the Managing Director and founder of Transguard Group LLC, a UAE based Security and Facilities Management company and one of the largest security companies in the world, employing 55,000 staff.  Prior to this he held senior positions in a range of security and facilities management focused companies.

He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Portsmouth, UK and is a shareholder in the Company.

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr David Cronin stated “Mike brings a wealth of relevant experience, expertise and connections within our market segments. His skills will compliment those of other directors and his recent senior executive experience will provide management with an additional sounding board as they continue to execute on the Company’s growth strategy”.

As part of the board renewal process, the Company also advises that Mr Terry Winters and Mr Fred Davis have resigned from the Board. Mr. Davis will depart with immediate effect and Mr. Winters will depart on 31 August 2018.

Mr Cronin thanked both Mr Winters and Mr Davis for their extensive contributions to the Company.

About the Ava Group

The Ava Group is a market leader in the provision of risk management services and technologies, trusted by some of the most security conscious commercial, industrial, military and government clients in the world.

The Group features a range of complementary solutions including intrusion detection for perimeters, pipelines and data networks, biometric and card access control as well as the secure international logistics and storage of high value assets. Through decades of innovation, the Ava Group continues to build upon a comprehensive portfolio of premium services and technologies for the most complex and demanding markets.

Our business truly serves a global market, with our knowledgeable team spread across six continents, providing market and industry expertise directly to customers. With thousands of sites protected, the Ava Group is proven to deliver first class services and technologies that surpass the expectations of our partners and end users.


For more information on this announcement please contact Leigh Davis, CFO leigh.davis@theavagroup.com