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Don MacAlister named Paladin Security Chief Operating Officer

According to Paladin Security's website: Don MacAlister has been appointed as Paladin Security’s Chief Operating Officer, leading our operations across the country, and driving a Paladin vision that will ensure even greater success for us.


February 5, 2015
By Canadian Security
HR Manager Diana Trasolini

As COO, Don will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of our company, working closely with our Regional Business Leaders across Canada to drive operational synergy, communicating strategy and measuring and evaluating processes and performance nationwide, to ensure employee alignment with corporate goals and a continuous focus on quality throughout our organization.

In addition to focusing on market growth in the industries we serve. in this role Don will have oversight of Paladin’s extensive National Quality Standards & Support team and our new Specialized Services, to provide increased depth and breadth of support to our company and our clients. Don will also retain his involvement and leadership role in the healthcare security vertical he helped to build, and where he established his strong public sector reputation before coming to Paladin in 2011.

President & CEO Ashley Cooper commented; “Since joining our ranks, Don’s leadership has contributed significantly to our success as a company – a success that extends well beyond his work in our healthcare and campus security verticals. He has embraced and strengthened our Paladin culture, and the COO role is a natural extension of the value that he brings to our organization.”

Don added; “I would like to thank our 7,000+ staff from coast to coast for their continued support of our mission to boast the most responsive and constantly evolving customer service programs in the industry, which adds immeasurable value for our customers and has been the driving force in our ongoing growth.”

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“As we continue to grow as a future-thinking company,” he continued, “we will continue to innovate and focus on quality, taking the industry in new directions. Our employees are the key to our success and it’s exciting to see our Paladin community flourishing, including online, as we take advantage of the opportunity to connect with our many customers and staff directly, setting us apart as thought leaders in our industry. I am grateful to mentor and learn from our future leaders, who will ensure Paladin’s successes for years to come.”