MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 30, 2009) - Garda Cash Logistics, America's second largest cash logistics provider, announced today the appointment of Barbara Danzi to the newly created position of Chief Information Security Officer.
Ms. Danzi will have complete operational responsibility for the company's information security program and the procedures for all information technology processes and systems. She will also oversee audit and test functions for all Garda Cash Logistics systems and assist in integrating every component of the company's business continuity plans.
"Barbara is a highly skilled and experienced expert in the critical field of governance, risk and compliance management," said Richard A. Drutman, President of Garda Cash Logistics. "She brings to Garda Cash Logistics and to our customers management and technical expertise that is absolutely essential to success in today's financial markets."
Most recently, Ms. Danzi was senior manager at Archer Technologies, a provider of enterprise governance, risk and compliance (GRC) management and automated business process solutions. In that role, she worked with some of the world's largest companies in risk advisory and GRC implementation, building automated programs for IT, fraud, financial and operational risk assessment and compliance. Previously, Ms. Danzi was a consultant and risk & compliance architect for DirectTV and had similar responsibilities in information risk management at UnitedHealth Group and information security at Wachovia Dealer Services (formerly WFS Financial).
Ms. Danzi has an Executive MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and a BS in engineering from Cornell University. She holds numerous professional certifications including CISSP, CISM and CIPP, and is a frequent guest speaker at GRC industry conferences.
Garda Cash Logistics provides comprehensive cash management services, including armored transportation, cash vault processing, ATM services, CashLINK cash management and EvenExchange change order services for banking and retail customers. Garda helps customers, predominantly financial institutions and multi-unit retailers operating cash-intensive businesses manage and grow their companies. Garda uses innovative technology and logistical expertise to securely and efficiently move and manage cash and other valuables so customers enjoy greater productivity and profitability.