Clayton Consultants appoints new managing director

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Clayton Consultants (, a Triple Canopy company, announced today that Armand Gadoury has been appointed managing director of the global crisis management consultancy. Gadoury will be responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the company and leading Clayton's strategic development.

"Armand brings a strong combination of consulting and risk management expertise to this critical management position," said Iggy Balderas, CEO of Triple Canopy. "With Armand at the helm of Clayton Consultants, I anticipate increased growth and diversification of the company's client base and service offerings."

Most recently, Gadoury was the senior director of Triple Canopy's risk management business. He previously held the positions of senior director of training and the director of field support operations at the company. In these positions, Gadoury focused on building a global training program as well as vetting and recruiting personnel in Africa and Latin America. Prior to joining Triple Canopy, he served as a commander of U.S. Army and Special Operations units. Gadoury holds an MBA from Georgetown University and is a Certified Protection Professional with the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS).

Under the direction of Gadoury, Clayton Consultants will continue to provide incident response, consulting and training services to commercial and government clients around the world. Clients such as Chartis, a world-leading property-casualty and general insurance organization, utilize Clayton Consultants for the training and management of kidnap-for-ransom, extortion, malicious product tampering and wrongful detention incidents.

About Clayton Consultants

Clayton Consultants, a Triple Canopy company, is a crisis and risk management consultancy that offers incident response, security consulting and training services to commercial and governmental entities worldwide. An integral part of Triple Canopy's risk management service offering, Clayton Consultants specializes in the prevention and resolution of kidnaps for ransom, extortion, malicious product tampering, wrongful detention and workplace violence. Triple Canopy, an integrated security solutions company, acquired Clayton Consultants in 2007. Triple Canopy provides assessments, training, crisis management, protective and support services to governments, private corporations and non-governmental organizations worldwide.

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