San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 21, 2009
Titan Brokerage Group, Inc. is pleased to announce that Peter J. Simmons has joined the company as its Managing Director of the Australia/Pacific region and will headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
Peter has 34 years of management experience with in excess of 25 years at the Group Director and CEO level. He has been responsible for a wide range of security businesses including manned guarding, electronic alarm installation and monitoring services. As Group Director for Mayne Nickless Ltd. he was responsible for the worldwide security service operations for the company which had operations in Australia Pacific, North America and Europe which was comprised of 6 operating divisions with revenues in excess of A$ 700 million and 15,000 employees. He recently retired after 12 years as CEO of TT Lines in Australia, a shipping and transport company.
Peter has been responsible for the strategic direction of these businesses to include the development and implementation of strategies designed to grow the companies through organic growth and strategic acquisitions. He was involved in excess of 50 acquisitions and divestments in addition to his P & L responsibilities.
He has served on Company, Group and Advisory Boards as a director and has had overseas postings in the United States and United Kingdom.
Peter Simmons said, "I am excited about the opportunity to work with Titan and networking with its executive team around the world in providing professional business brokering and consulting services in the Australia/Pacific region."
Michael Schroeder, CEO of Titan remarked, "Having Peter on our team is consistent with our strategy of having former CEOs make up our executive group while expanding our global reach in this dynamic and growing area of the world".
The Titan Brokerage Group, http://www.titanbrokerage.com is a professional transaction firm that specializes in the sale, acquisition, transfer or merger of businesses in the mid-market range. The company also provides consulting services to business buyers who are looking to expand their business into new markets or services.
Titan Brokerage Group is headed by four principals three of which were formerly with Rentokil Initial plc, a publicly traded international business-to-business organization based in the UK with over 70,000 global employees. With a combined 40 years experience as CEO's of large corporations in a variety of industries, Michael Schroeder, Clive Ward, Peter Simmons and Kevin Ward have managed businesses in more than 10 countries including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe and Australia. The principals have made over 200 acquisitions with transaction prices from $500k to over $150 million making them uniquely qualified to deliver superior business brokerage and consulting services to their clients.