HOUSTON – Dec. 18, 2014 – AIG Travel, a global leader in travel insurance solutions and global assistance services, has appointed Adam Fitzpatrick as Regional Security Manager, Asia Pacific. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Fitzpatrick will work closely with AIG Travel’s Kuala Lumpur travel assistance service center, as well as AIG’s greater global security team in the Asia Pacific region, and the Houston-based global security operations center. He will oversee client-facing operations, with a focus on sales support, client development, emergency assistance and incident management.
“Adam Fitzpatrick is a welcome addition to our team,” said Eric Kloss, Assistant Director of Security Operations, AIG Global Security. “We look forward to utilizing his deep knowledge and expertise as our worldwide security services continue to expand.”
With a 30-year career, Fitzpatrick has served in threat and risk management for commercial companies as well as government entities in Australia. Most recently, he managed security for a global defence, security and aerospace company. Previously, he directed risk management and business intelligence service firms with offices in Australia, New Zealand and South America
Fitzpatrick was named a finalist in the 2014 Australian Defence Excellence in Security Awards for outstanding contribution to security in the defence industry. His background includes service on various state executive committees in Australia related to risk management and security. Additionally, he served as an Australia Federal Police officer and served two tours of duty with the United Nations Forces in Cyprus (UNFICYP), where he received the Cyprus Medal and Police Overseas Service Medal. He was also a member of the Australian Special Forces Army Reserve, 1 Commando Company.
Fitzpatrick holds diplomas in intelligence analysis, security and risk management, and government investigation. He is a member of the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS), the Asia Crisis and Security Group, Australian Corporate Security Executives, and the Australian Institute of Personal Intelligence Officers. He has presented at forums on threat and risk management as well as terrorism and disaster planning, appeared on news programs discussing security issues, and contributed to a publication on the global challenge of food and water security.
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AIG Travel, Inc., a member of American International Group, Inc., is a worldwide leader in travel insurance solutions and assistance. Travel GuardÒ is the marketing name for its portfolio of travel insurance solutions and travel-related services, including assistance and security services, marketed to both leisure and business travelers around the globe. Services