23/09/2020 - 14:02 pm

New CEO for Pure Safety Group

Pure Safety Group (PSG), the world’s largest independent and training company, with headquarters in Houston, Texas, has named Jeff Ward as chief executive officer. 

Previously president of the company’s international operations, Ward has spent the last 20 years in various marketing, sales, operations, and general management roles within premium industrial and consumer goods companies. Prior to joining PSG, Ward was CEO of Centurion Safety Products and director of the British Safety Industry Federation. 

“Jeff’s track record as a CEO in the safety industry, his success in integrating and transforming private companies, and his experience working and living in both the US and Europe, makes him an ideal and logical leader for Pure Safety Group,” said John Arney, chairperson of PSG. 

PSG was formed by a team of industry veterans with a family of companies and brands including industry-leading height safety brands Guardian Fall Protection, Checkmate and Stronghold by PSG and serves customers in the construction, oil and gas, energy, utilities, telecom, mining and transportation industries.

Kevin Coplan, acting CEO and PSG board member added, “Jeff’s appointment comes at an opportune time in our expansion. Since joining the company, he’s had time to spend with customers, workers, distributors, and employees to understand the PSG vision and culture and opportunities ahead.”

Ward commented “PSG is a company with a truly noble mission: To protect and save lives through continual advancements and innovation. I am inspired by our products and our people and I look forward to further leveraging our brands across industries and geographies to serve this mission.”

 


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