Dawna Olsen

Allied Universal Appoints Dawna Olsen Vice President of Global Marketing

IRVINE, Calif. — Jan. 30, 2023 — Allied Universal®, the world’s leading security and facility services provider, today announced that Dawna Olsen has joined the company as vice president of global marketing.

Olsen will create and implement comprehensive go-to-market strategies that enable Allied Universal to continue to achieve industry-leading organic growth worldwide.  She will be responsible for driving business growth, brand affinity, go-to-market planning, customer engagement, and digital marketing programs.

“Dawna brings more than 20 years of B2B marketing leadership experience and a proven track record of driving growth in early-stage and large global companies, and we are very excited to have her join our team,” said Jim Haugsland, Allied Universal executive vice president of sales and global marketing.  “Her background and expertise are perfectly aligned to further advance our purpose in serving and safeguarding customers, communities and people around the world.”

Olsen has served in a number of senior-level B2B marketing roles with experience in a wide range of market segments that include cloud and enterprise software as well as security and professional services. She joined Allied Universal from NextGen Healthcare where, as vice president of marketing, she was responsible for creating a growth and tech-forward demand generation strategy, digital marketing programs and innovative marketing campaigns.

“I’m excited to join Allied Universal and be part of a mission-driven company that is not only a vital trusted advisor to our customers, but also protects people globally,” Olsen said. “I look forward to driving new business growth, brand loyalty, and market leadership in the essential private security marketplace.”

About Allied Universal

The world’s leading security and facility services provider and trusted partner to more than 400 of the FORTUNE 500, Allied Universal® delivers unparalleled customer relationships, innovative solutions, cutting-edge smart technologies and tailored services that enable clients to focus on their core businesses. With operations in over 100 countries, Allied Universal is the third-largest private employer in North America and seventh in the world. Annual revenue is more than $20 billion. There is no greater purpose and responsibility than serving and safeguarding customers, communities and people. For more information, visit www.aus.com.

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