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Important new Appointment for SoloProtect

Sameer Eisa joins the business as Data Protection Officer

Lone worker specialist SoloProtect has announced the important appointment of Sameer Eisa, as their Data Protection Officer.

For the first time in its history SoloProtect will now have a Data Protection Officer. The appointment marks continued expansion for the company, which has seen headcount across the company, rise considerably. What makes this appointment even more exceptional, is this is the first dedicated role of this type in the lone worker industry.

Sameer is a Law graduate and qualified Project Manager, who has existing experience in risk, compliance, GDPR, ISO27001, PCI and international law. Among other things Sameer will focus on the incoming GDPR, the new European General Data Protection Regulation.

SoloProtect take their data protection responsibilities extremely seriously and Sameer is a prime example of this. He will be in charge of ensuring the company, and its operations, are compliant with any new laws and regulations relating to data protection. He will be key to understanding any new regulations and on-hand to ensure SoloProtect are operating to the highest possible standard. He will provide guidance and practical advice, explain necessary processes, and put safeguards in place to ensure data security continues to be of the highest level for our customers.

Stephen Hough, Vice President of Operations at SoloProtect UK, believes that this appointment will bring enhanced customer confidence and demonstrates that the company are committed to service improvements.

“We’re delighted to welcome Sameer to SoloProtect, he will be working closely with our clients to help them understand their responsibilities when it comes to lone worker data. As a company we’ve always taken data protection seriously and with new European regulations imminent, we felt that appointing a directly employed and dedicated Data Protection Officer was a must.

Data and its regulation is a complex subject and SoloProtect customers will really benefit from the introduction of our dedicated Data Protection Officer as Sameer will speak and work directly with fellow DPO’s in our customers’ organisations.

We’re dedicated to improving the services we offer, and I hope this gives our customers further confidence that their data is safe with us.”

Sameer Eisa, Data Protection Officer of SoloProtect, commented:

“I’m really excited to be joining SoloProtect. It’s great to be working for a company that provides a service to potentially vulnerable lone workers. GDPR is going to change the way companies have to operate and I’m looking forward to getting started to ensure SoloProtect continues to do things the right way.”

Article Published 10.3.2017