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Promotion from within is a testament to our depth of capability and commitment.

Optic Security Group announces the promotion of high-performing staff to Australian Regional Operations Manager roles.

Optic Security Group has announced the promotion of Daniel Allchorne as its Regional Manager for Northern Territory and Western Australia and Robert Bates as Regional Manager for Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales Commercial.

Below Dan Allchorne - Regional Manager NT, WA

Dan Allchorne joined Optic Security Group in 2007 as its Darwin-based Operations Manager. A highly skilled and experienced security technician and operations leader, he has played a key role in the delivery of many large security integration projects across Australia’s Top End.

Rob Bates joined Optic Security Group as a Project Manager in July 2021. Holding an Advanced Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Rob has significant experience in project management and service delivery in the security industry and as an electrician.

“I’m extremely pleased about Dan taking up the lead role in leading Optic’s operations across WA and NT,” says Optic Security Group CEO Ferzad Bharucha. “He is an amazing asset to the Group and to our customers, and his commitment is second to none.”

“It’s great to also see Rob step into the Regional Manager role for VIC, QLD and NSW (Commercial). Rob is a fantastic leader who has been coordinating his teams’ involvement in a diverse range of projects across Australia.”

“I'm proud of the appointment,” said Rob about his new role, “and I look forward to developing Optic Security Groups’ presence on the Australian east coast.”

Below Rob Bates Regional Manager - Vic, QLD, NSW (Commercial)

“Ultimately, it’s a real pleasure to be able to reward and promote talent within the organisation,” says Ferzad. Our ability to promote from within our own ranks is a testament to our depth of capability and commitment.”

“Dan and Rob step into their new roles during an exciting time at Optic as we undertake a wide-ranging transformation programme to position the Group to deliver better than ever for our customers who face evolving security risks and the need to navigate emerging technologies and a range of disruptors.

“Good security is about enabling organisations to achieve their goals by minimising the security risks they face. Both Dan and Rob have strong track records of supporting their customers across the length and breadth of Australia to achieve their goals, and we’re excited that they have taken on these leadership roles as we embark on our transformation programme.”

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