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Guardian Global Technologies Increases International Presence

LONDON, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Senior appointments announced to drive growth in the UK, US and Canadian markets 

Guardian Global Technologies (Guardian), the leading supplier of specialist Ballistics Delivery Systems™ equipment to the worldwide oil and gas industry, has increased its international presence with key management appointments which will strengthen Guardian's offering across its sales, marketing and engineering teams in both its UK and Houston offices. 

John McGarth will hold the position of Global VP of Sales and Marketing at Guardian's growing facility in Houston, Texas, the first in the US to cover sales, services and rental tools. John brings 25 years of industry experience encompassing field operations and technical sales.

Bill Coleman and Jeremy Young have joined as Sales Managers, covering south Texas, California, Eastern US and Alaska. Jeremy will be responsible for sales in the Western US, north and west Texas, and Canada. Both have held senior roles at companies such as Priority Energy Services in Kenai, Alaska and WSI in Snyder, Texas.

In Guardian's UK office, Dr Jonathan Gore has been promoted to Director of Engineering. Prior to joining Guardian, he spent 14 years at QinetiQ as Technology Manager. Mr James Flood has been promoted to Director of Operations and Quality.

Guardian's clients include some of world's leading brands such as Schlumberger, Baker Hughes and Halliburton.

Guardian, headquartered in the UK, was established in 2003. With the financial backing of the private equity firm EPI-V and the Welsh Government, the company has grown to become the leading manufacturer of Ballistics Delivery Systems (BDS), supplying major wireline service companies in the oil and gas industry.

Patrick Keenan, Guardian Chief Executive Officer, said:  

"These strong additions to both our sales and engineering teams will help support our existing and future clients in the UK and North America as we continue to respond to the increasing global demand for oil and gas services from operators and to introduce the technologies which will define the market for Ballistic Delivery Systems. We look forward to working with all employees in their new roles as Guardian continues to grow."

Ballistics Delivery Systems™ and Select Fire Switch™ are marks of Guardian Holdings Ltd. 

For further information:
Emyr-Wyn Francis
Guardian Global Technologies
+ 44-(0)1656-742-100
[email protected]

For media enquiries:
Richard Morgan Evans, Imogen Gardam
Morgan Rossiter
[email protected]

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