PMT Security adds another senior staff member

Leading security integrators PMT Security have today announced the appointment of George Karanikos to the role of Senior Business Analyst. The new role will focus on the delivery of digital infrastructure and services, with a strong emphasis on automation and simplification to provide extra value to new and existing customers, particularly in the retail sector.


Karanikos has an extensive history in the field of business analytics, having spent the past seventeen years in various leadership roles at Coles Myer Group. His experience extends to the writing and facilitation of tenders for vendor services including security, data, warehousing and integration. He will be tasked with identifying opportunities to automate, simplify processes and reduce administrative overhead for PMT Security customers, while increasing the accuracy and consistency of existing solutions.


“I will be bringing my depth of experience in the retail sector to this role, looking for ways to add value to PMT’s customers through improving processes. I have been a customer of PMT Security myself for a number of years, and will look to leverage that experience and inside knowledge to drive business improvements and win tenders,” said Karanikos.


Darren Taylor, Managing Director of PMT Security adds: “George brings a new level of knowledge to the business, with the capability to really drive large retail tenders for us and use his analytical skills to find new opportunities and increased value for our customers. I am thrilled to have him join us after his long and successful career at one of Australia’s largest retailers, and am enthusiastic to add these new dimensions to our rapidly-growing business.”

PMT Security announces hire of Senior People & Culture Professional to Lead Organisational Transformation for growth

Following a period of sustained growth and increasing employee numbers, PMT Security has hired Cam Arrubla to the role of National People & Culture Manager. With an extensive track record in human resource management, coaching, cultural transformation, and organisational development, this new role will focus on guiding PMT Security smoothly through the current period of growth and subsequent cultural transformation, as well as setting structures in place for the future.

“We are lucky to have someone of Cam’s ability to help set up our employee programs and keep us moving steadily into a future where we have more diverse roles requiring multiple skill-sets. Our staff are very much our most important asset, and the time was right to recognise that we are transitioning into a larger enterprise in need of more professional structures,” said Darren Taylor, Managing Director of PMT.

In parallel to the harmonisation of the People & Culture framework, the role will include also, the advancement of a national shared-services hub for operations. PMT Security envisions the creation of development avenues for the staff nation-wide, therefore, this role is pivotal to set the strategy to foster a learning organisation capable of knowledge creation and sharing to enable succession pathways for the employees.

Arrubla has worked across several industries in the past including intellectual property, technology, consulting, health, aeronautics, defence, manufacturing and services, involving both public and private sector roles. His experience includes senior management positions in the USA and the Americas, and recently in Australia with The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria and Serco APAC.

“I bring my experience and the passion for what I do to set the People & Culture foundation to assist PMT Security as it grows. There is a unique culture within the company, and it is going to be an exciting challenge to help steer that into a brighter future. I’ll keep leveraging the collaborative leadership style that has led me to accomplish short- and long-range objectives in my career so far.”