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Certis Australia welcomes new Chief Executive, Brett Pickens

06 February 2024

Certis Australia welcomes new Chief Executive, Brett Pickens

Certis is pleased to welcome Brett Pickens, who has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Certis Australia. Brett joins Certis with over two decades of industry experience across Australia and internationally, most recently with Securitas as the Divisional President Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific.  

Paul Chong, Certis President & Group CEO, announced the appointment. “On behalf of the Certis Group and Board, I am delighted to welcome Brett as our new Chief Executive for Australia. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role and will be a dedicated champion of our purpose: making our world safer, smarter and better.” 

Speaking about his new position, Brett said, “I am honoured to be appointed the leader of this amazing company - a company with over 100 years of heritage in Australia. Certis is known for its innovation-centric culture and its commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our clients around the country. I look forward to continuing to partner closely with the incredibly skilled and talented team at Certis and to continue to lead the transformation of our industry. As a team, we will continue to develop our service capability, adopt innovative technologies and surpass our customers’ expectations.” 

Brett most recently held the position of Chief Operating Officer AMEA for Securitas, transitioning into the Divisional Presidency in 2021. During his tenure, Securitas saw significant transformation and growth across the region. Prior to Securitas, Brett held a number of roles across the industry, including Commercial Director Asia Pacific with ISS and National Strategy, Development and Commercial Management roles with Wilson Security and ISS Security across Australia, as well as General Management roles in Western Australia and New South Wales previously.  

Brett commenced his appointment 1 February 2024.  

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