Phil brings a broad base of executive experience in service industries both domestically and internationally
New York, NY (PRWEB) October 1, 2009 -
Kroll, the world's leading risk consulting company, today announced that Phil McVey has been appointed president of its Background Screening Division. McVey will lead the company's global pre-employment screening, identity management, data breach/fraud solutions, and corporate integrity verification businesses.
McVey, 45, joins Kroll from USIS, where he served as president of the Commercial Services Division and worked on mergers and acquisitions. He was previously vice president of business operations at ADT Security Services.
"Phil brings a broad base of executive experience in service industries both domestically and internationally," said Ben Allen, CEO of Kroll. "Our Background Screening team and clients will benefit from Phil's proven track record."
Kroll's Background Screening Division helps clients make informed investment and business decisions where the verification and investigation of an individual's integrity is concerned. Most recognized for providing pre-employment screening services to multinational companies, the division also provides background check services for executive appointments and investment/partnership decisions, data breach response services for companies who have had personally-identifiable information compromised, and identity theft restoration solutions for consumers.
"I'm excited to be taking the helm at Kroll's Background Screening Division at such a dynamic time," said McVey. "Faced with continued uncertainty, businesses and institutions are realizing that they need to know more. Kroll is well positioned to provide clients with the tools to make more informed decisions about who they hire, where they invest, and with whom they choose to do business."
Kroll, the world's leading risk consulting company, provides a broad range of investigative, intelligence, financial, security and technology services to help clients reduce risks, solve problems and capitalize on opportunities. Headquartered in New York with offices in more than 60 cities in 29 countries, Kroll has a multidisciplinary team of more than 3,000 employees and serves a global clientele of law firms, financial institutions, corporations, non-profit institutions, government agencies, and individuals. Kroll is a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC), the global professional services firm.