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Synergy Officer selected as ‘Security Officer of the Year 2019’

Synergy Officer selected as ‘Security Officer of the Year 2019’

November saw the prestigious and respected ISIA awards come around once again. Our team enjoyed a successful night in the luxurious setting of the Powerscourt Hotel, all topped off by our very own Paul Looney scooping the coveted award for Security Officer of the Year.This is a much sought after award and one that Synergy officer’s have been awarded on numerous occasions over the years. 

This award recognises exceptional service to the client and their stakeholders by security officers. The award demonstrates the importance management attaches to high standards, exceptional achievements and outstanding service by recognising the contributions of individual security officers to the success of the security contract. This year there were a staggering 2000+ applicants for this one award. It is a great achievement for any Security Officer and a proud moment for Synergy Security. 

Paul has been recognised for the exceptional contribution he makes in his role as a Security Officer for Wilton Shopping Centre, Cork and for his commitment and dedication to the Private Security Industry.

Shahz Saeed, Group General Manager Synergy Security explains; ‘Paul Looney has been employed by Synergy since 2007. Prior to joining Synergy he was night manager at the 4 star Maryborough House Hotel. Since he came to us, his skills in dealing with our clients and in particular, their customers is well known throughout the industry in the region. His calm approach, especially during stressful situations, lost children or incidents of a serious nature, Paul will always steady the ship and provide comfort to those in need. He is a qualified first aider, a qualification that is put to use a number of times each month.  Combined with his customer care training, he is the officer we send our new Security Officers to for their induction training’.

Our client, Suzanne Irwin, Manager of Wilton shopping centre, holds Paul in very high regard, saying ''In the time that I have known Paul he has provided us with an excellent service, in that on numerous occasions throughout the years he has gone way beyond his call of duty'. 

Congratulations to Paul and all the night’s winners and to the team at the ISIA for another enjoyable event.