G4S pumps Sh3.08 million worth of support for Nairobi Marathon30 October 2011
Nairobi, October, 2011. The ninth edition of Standard Chartered Nairobi Marathon received a major boost from leading security solutions provider G4S Kenya.
Making the announcement, the company’s deputy MD and Corporate Affairs Director Mr. Jack Muchira said as leaders in providing risk mitigation, secure support and integrated solutions for a range of clients operating in complex or sensitive environments G4S will deploy a portfolio of well trained professional staff on the day of the marathon to ensure safety and security.
The marathon, which took place on 30th October, received event security support worth Ksh. 3.08 million from G4S Kenya. “Our experience in providing crowd management and security services to the events market is unmatched in the industry. We make this legacy count by providing high quality and well managed personnel,” added Muchira.
The security detail comprised of guards, trained event security officers, event coordinators, event security manager as well as risk analysts who will donned the race course to provide security for both the participants and the spectators in order to ensure a successful event, allowing the Standard Chartered to concentrate on the main event.
The Marathon, a charity fundraising event, has become the greatest professional and social running event of the year bringing together runners, supporters, corporate and the community. “This sponsorship is reaffirming our commitment to improving lives of people in the communities we operate in,” concluded Muchira.
G4S has good background experience in managing international and local events ranging from live music concerts, sports, conferences, exhibitions and community events. Unlike the majority of our competitors, G4S Events can offer its customers broader expertise in other secure solutions.
- Evelyn Serro
G4S is the world's leading security solutions group, which specialises in outsourcing of
business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic
G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has an additional
stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.
G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and more than 635,000 employees. For
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