Taurus Security Group appoints Operations Director for Sports and Events
Today Manchester based Taurus Security Group announced it has appointed Lewis Walsh as its Operations Director for its Sports and Events Division.
Lewis brings over 20 years experience to Taurus Security Group and will be responsible for growing the team dedicated to providing planning and operational support to crowd safety and security at sporting events and festivals.
Lewis has considerable experience leading on security and crowd management at many major events including Kendal Calling, Festival No 6, Lost Village, Neighbourhood Weekender and Sundown.
In 2019 he received a Constables Commendation by Merseyside Police for his teamwork, project management and collaboration with the multiagency delivery team for the Liverpool Giants. He carried out the same role for the Liverpool Football Club Champions League homecoming parade in the same year.
Lewis said: “It is great to join Taurus Security Group to help develop and grow its sports and events offer and team. While we may be some time away from returning to large scale events, it is more important than ever our teams receive the best training and we provide thorough planning and support to our customers.”
Kevin Campbell, Group Ambassador, Taurus Security Group said: “Lewis brings such a wealth of experience to our team, we are proud to have him on board. We see sports and events as a key growth area for the business and we look forward to building many new long-term relationships across the sector.”
Set up in 1998, Taurus Security is a professional security services provider to the property and construction industry, commercial office premises and sports and cultural events. Clients in the sports and event sector include Oldham Athletic, Crewe Alexandra, Rochdale FC, Radcliffe, Bury AFC and Belle Vue Speedway. The company employs approximately 350 people across the business.