Director of Public Relations – North America
IRVINE, Calif. — Jan. 26, 2023 — Allied Universal®, the world’s leading security and facility services provider, today announced that Lori Olin has joined the company as vice president of communications.
Olin will implement a comprehensive strategy that reaches internal and external audiences to promote the brand and enhance Allied Universal's reputation across North America. She will provide expertise and innovative approaches to define, drive and evaluate the effectiveness of internal and external communications, including corporate communications, public relations, media relations and crisis communications.
“Lori brings more than 20 years of leadership experience and a proven track record in implementing effective corporate communications programs for key stakeholders, and we are very excited to have her join our team,” said Lasse Glassen, Allied Universal chief communications and investor relations officer. “Her background and expertise are perfectly aligned to help create and execute a proactive and strategic approach to Allied Universal’s internal communications, public relations, media relations and crisis management.”
Olin has served in a number of senior-level communications roles with experience that includes public relations, media outreach, community relations and corporate communications. Olin joined Allied Universal from the Transportation Corridor Agencies where she served as the government agencies’ senior director of internal and external communications. A former journalist and award-winning writer, Olin previously held corporate communications positions with IBM and Fluor Corp.
“I’m thrilled to join Allied Universal and honored to help fulfill the purpose of serving and safeguarding customers, communities and people around the world,” Olin said. “I look forward to implementing innovative communications strategies and best practices to achieve the company’s long-term vision of being the world’s most trusted services partner.”
Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company, provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Through a global workforce of approximately 800,000 people, we leverage best practices in communities all over the world. With revenues at approximately $20 billion, we are supported by efficient processes and systems that can only come with scale to help deliver our promise locally: keeping people safe so our communities can thrive. We believe there is no greater purpose than serving and safeguarding customers, communities, and people in today’s world. Allied Universal is There for you®. For more information, please visit www.aus.com.