15 February 2022
SINGAPORE, 15 February 2022 – AETOS, Collinson, and Crisis24, a GardaWorld company, have signed a strategic partnership agreement to provide ‘AETOS Assist’, an end-to-end integrated security and travel risk management service to businesses. Operating out of a 5G-enabled data-driven Command Centre, AETOS Assist will strengthen Crisis24 and Collinson’s presence in the Asia-Pacific region; enabling organisations to fulfil their duty of care and protect employees in the region and around the world.
Under the agreement, all three companies will harness their combined expertise to provide corporate clients with a complete global risk mitigation service and support, enabling them to effectively assess, mitigate and manage risks amidst the continually evolving threat environment.
From pre-travel risk assessment, real-time security intelligence and people tracking through to crisis management, emergency evacuations and global medical assistance, AETOS Assist will provide specialised support and 24/7/365 peace of mind for business travellers and expatriates. Their medical solution will also include seamless and secure COVID-related travel tests and assistance, to help organisations manage the current pandemic and safeguard workforce health.
“We are excited to join forces with Collinson and Crisis24, both leading experts in the integrated risk management, global traveller, and medical assistance spaces. Enhancing and diversifying our capabilities is part of AETOS’ broader vision to provide integrated security and safety solutions to our clients. This partnership will help AETOS grow its regional footprint, and expand our horizon scanning, threat assessment and response capabilities to mitigate security risks anywhere in the world,” said Mr Alfred Fox, Executive Director & CEO of AETOS Holdings.
Francis Chong, Vice President, Collinson Assistance, Asia Pacific, of Collinson said, “As a global leader in the provision of medical and travel risk management solutions, we are delighted to be joining forces with AETOS and further cement our existing partnership with Crisis24. With corporate travel becoming even more complex during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are dedicated to helping companies better protect and support their employees wherever they operate. Additionally, with the new ISO 31030 Standard moving travel risk management onto the C-Suite agenda, this partnership will ensure businesses can safeguard their most valuable assets – their employees.”
Commenting on the partnership, Richard Hancock, Director Consultancy Services APAC, of Crisis24 said, “Crisis24 looks forward to delivering integrated security risk management services and unrivalled customer experience in partnership with AETOS and Collinson. This is the start of a great collaboration with talented teams. Our combined strengths, unique capabilities and innovative technologies provide seamless security, risk management and medical assistance to our clients in the Asia Pacific region and worldwide.”
08 February 2022
AETOS Holdings was recently awarded the Enabling Mark (Silver) for organizational efforts to create and promote an inclusive working environment – the first security firm to receive this accreditation. The Enabling Mark is a national-level framework by disability support organization SG Enable that benchmarks and recognizes organizations for best practices and outcomes in disability-inclusive employment.
“Building an Inclusive Society” is one of AETOS’ key pillars of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and their dedicated CSR committee regularly plans initiatives to help raise awareness about persons with disabilities, as well as encourage employee engagement and establish volunteerism as part of their organizational culture. Over the past few years, the committee has worked closely with partners and beneficiaries such as Cerebral Palsy Alliance Singapore, the Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped, and the Purple Parade, organising fundraisers and encouraging employees to volunteer their time to help support their operations.
At the organizational level, AETOS’ commitment to workplace inclusivity informs policies and processes such as hiring practices. One such example was the redeployment of former frontline officer Hussen Bin Abdul Wahab, who was placed in a redesigned role created for him after he underwent an amputation due to illness, and attended a company-sponsored upskilling course to prepare him for his new duties as an administrative assistant. Workplace modifications were also made to provide him with greater accessibility and ease of navigation, such as installing wheelchair-friendly ramps and reconfiguring his workstation.
Said Alfred Fox, Executive Director/CEO of AETOS Holdings, “We believe that anybody can play a part in safeguarding our communities. AETOS strives to create an inclusive and barrier-free workplace that empowers individuals; where they are able to maximise the use of their abilities and grow together with the organization”.
27 August 2021
Over 600 AETOS officers were deployed to provide essential security and safety services during United States Vice-President Kamala Harris’ visit to Singapore. Between 21 and 24 August, auxiliary police officers and security officers carried out vehicle and personnel checks at key sites during the visit, while outriders formed part of the Traffic Police convoys that facilitated traffic and escorted the visitors.
The visit saw a series of bilateral meetings between Singaporean officials and Ms Harris’ delegation, and a joint press conference that announced new areas of cooperation between the countries and shared support for cooperation in the Southeast Asian region.
Said Mr. Patrick Koh, Vice President of Sales & Marketing of AETOS Holdings, “We are proud to have contributed to this team effort – working together with close partners such as the Singapore Police Force to ensure that this significant national event proceeded safely and smoothly.