Major Contract for G4S in Sweden
G4S is already the security provider for Volvo Car Corporation in Ghent in Belgium, and in Olofström and Skövde in Sweden, however the contract to service the Gothenburg site is completely new. It is also the largest part of the contract, accounting for about 75% of the Swedish contract volume by Volvo Car Corporation. The new agreement in Gothenburg includes 55-65 new security officers and commences on 1 April 2012.
G4S’s strong presence in Belgium and Sweden, its capabilities as a global security provider, and the ability to be very flexible were highlighted as major factors in the decision.
”I am very pleased and proud of this mission, which involves a large number of completely new jobs for security employees in Gothenburg. Our global presence gives us many benefits, as reflected in these types of contracts with customers as well as G4S has operations in several countries”, says Maria Ekström, Divisional Director, Security Division.
”The assignment of Volvo Car Corporation will strengthen our work in one of our priority sectors, offices, manufacturing and construction. We see the cooperation with Volvo Car Corporation as important for the G4S Group and we are extremely proud to be a partner to a prominent company like Volvo Car Corporation”, said Thomas Lundin, Managing Director for G4S in Sweden.