COO GROUP

Darron Cavanagh

The COO Group division, representing c.60% The VPS Group’s annual revenue, is led by Darron Cavanagh, Chief Operating Officer (COO) and is headquartered in Manchester, United Kingdom.

The division is made up of six businesses based in The United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Spain and The Netherlands with a collective turnover of £62m. The businesses within the division are principally focused upon the delivery of security services to insurance companies, social housing projects, construction and infrastructure companies, property owners and managers, Highways and Traffic management companies, and security or facility managers.

The COO group division boasts an in-house product development suite and a high-security, remote monitoring station that facilitates 247 technology-based surveillance and intelligent security solutions, making the businesses within this division industry leading providers of intelligent security solutions. A wide range of more traditional security rental products and both security and maintenance services are offered, either directly or through 3rd parties, including Steel, Alarms, Guarding, Inspections, Clean and Clear. 

The six businesses that make up the division are;

VPS UK Security Services

VPS UK Security Services is led by Darron Cavanagh. The principle activity of this business is vacant property protection with Guarding, accounting for approximately 30% of revenue, and Steel and Alarm services each accounting for a further 20%.

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VPS Spain

Vicente Ballesteros

VPS Spain is led by Vicente Ballesteros, Managing Director, who joined the company in December 2019. The principle activity of this business is vacant property protection with Sales & Services accounting for approximately 50% of revenue, and Steel accounting for a further 40%.

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VPS Germany

PIOTR PLUTA

VPS Germany is led by Piotr Pluta, Managing Director, who joined the company in January 2013. The principle activity of this business is vacant property protection with Steel accounting for approximately 35% of revenue and Tower Technology and Alarms accounting for a further 25% and 20% respectively.

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VPS Italy

Alessandro

VPS Italy is led by Alessandro Verdiani, Managing Director, who joined the company in 2011. The principle activity of this business is vacant property protection with Steel accounting for approximately 50% of revenue, and Tower Technology and Alarms each accounting for a further 20%.

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VPS Ireland

EOIN

VPS Ireland is led by Eoin Foley, Managing Director, who joined the company in January 2018. The principle activity of this business is vacant property protection with Tower technology accounting for approximately 75% of revenue, and steel accounting for a further 20%.

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VPS Netherlands Security Services

jan

VPS Netherlands is led by Jan Willem, Business Manager, who joined the company in 2014. The principle activity of this business is vacant property and site protection, with Towers, FireAlert and Alarms accounting for approximately 30% of revenue of the Dutch Legal Entity.

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