Andrews International Names John Timoney Senior Vice President of Business Development and Consulting & Investigations

Jan 21, 2010, 09:00 ET from Andrews International

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrews International, the largest privately-owned U.S. full-service provider of security and risk mitigation services, today announced that John F. Timoney has been named senior vice president of Business Development and Consulting & Investigations (C&I). Formerly the Chief of Police for the Miami Police Department, Timoney will oversee C&I operations and assist clients in making key business decisions leading to mitigating security risk in all facets of their business. Timoney will be based in Miami, Fla. and report to Ray O'Hara, executive vice president of Andrews International.

"Consulting and investigations are a major part of the services that our company provides to our clients," said Andrews International's President & CEO, Randy Andrews. "John brings with him more than 40 years of experience in law enforcement in major metropolitan areas, along with work in private-sector security. We are confident that his formidable knowledge and expertise will enhance our C&I services and broaden our client-base."

Since 2003, Timoney has served as the Chief of Police of the Miami Police Department. Prior to that, he spent 4 years as Police Commissioner in the Philadelphia Police Department where he commanded the department's 7,000 uniformed and 2,000 civilian members. Timoney's career also includes 29 years with the New York City Police Department, where he achieved the rank of First Deputy Police Commissioner. Additionally, Timoney has been a consultant for various government agencies, private companies and security providers. Due to his formidable expertise, he has spoken frequently with media outlets and at various events on all facets of security and risk mitigation.

"Private-sector C&I continues to be a growth area for Andrews International; the Company enjoys a tremendous reputation and has the most effective team and service quality standards in the industry," said Timoney. "Our strong client-centric focus enables companies to effectively overcome the increasing security challenges of today and achieve their business goals. I look forward to furthering our efforts and facilitating our client's success."

About Andrews International

Andrews International, headquartered in Los Angeles, California, is a full-service provider of security and risk mitigation services with operations throughout the United States and internationally.  As one of the largest privately-held, American-owned security firms, Andrews International employs more than 10,500 security personnel, providing uniformed security, consulting and investigative services, personal protection, special event security, specialized training, and disaster emergency response services.  The company is owned by executive and management team members with investment backing from Audax Group.  Please visit the Andrews International website at


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