G4S Canada senior management team is made up of respected business leaders and security experts.
Peter panaritis, chief executive officer
Peter is a seasoned senior executive with an unusually diverse background, achieving success in sales, finance and operations. As CEO of G4S in Canada, Peter is responsible for delivering Aviation and Security services and solutions to business clients in Canada.
Previously, Peter was President of Brink’s Canada, where he was responsible for driving all operational, sales, marketing and financial aspects of Brink’s Canada. During a difficult financial environment, he led the company in implementing both top- and bottom-line growth. He led the acquisition of Threshold Financial Technologies, diversifying the Brink’s portfolio and successfully re-entered the Quebec market to help position Brink’s for future growth.
His focus on People Development led him to co-design a collaboration program with McMaster University for Brink’s Managers, and establish a strong focus on strengthening the company’s leadership while retaining a strong succession planning process.
Peter started his career as an accountant with KPMG and has progressed through several financial roles at companies such as de Havilland (aerospace), Grand & Toy (office products), and GSK (pharmaceuticals). While at GSK he worked in several financial roles, including Corporate Controller, Tax & Treasury, while taking on responsibility for IT and R&D. Peter then became the Director for Sales, Marketing & Finance in 2003 where he led initiatives to grow revenue by $100m while driving efficiencies to reduce costs by $50m.Back to top