Security Excellence Awards 2013 – WASS wins Award for International Achievement

Westminster Group Plc. announces that its managed services subsidiary, Westminster Aviation Security Services Ltd. (WASS), has been honoured with an International Achievement Award at the Security Excellence Awards 2013 presented on the 23rd October 2013 at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London.

The award recognises a UK company that has realised an outstanding achievement or improvement in international sales or exports, or has otherwise been instrumental in a significant security application or project outside of the UK.

The event is organised by United Business Media and run in association with and the gala dinner was hosted by TV comedian Rufus Hound. The International Achievement category was sponsored by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) and judging takes place over several months by a panel of distinguished, independent industry experts who judge companies against the rigorous and established awards criteria.

Approaching their fifteenth year, the Security Excellence Awards have consistently broken new ground in highlighting the very best people, projects and processes the UK’s security sector has to offer. Every October, over 1,000 of the profession’s foremost practitioners gather at London’s prestigious Hilton Hotel on Park Lane, London to recognise and honour the magnificent achievements of their peers in the security management, installation, consultancy and manufacturing sub-sectors.

Commenting on the Award Peter Fowler, Chief Executive of Westminster Group, said:

“I am both delighted and proud to have received this prestigious award on behalf of our aviation security division, WASS, which is recognition of substantial achievements they are making within the aviation security sector worldwide.

“It is always an honour to win awards for achievement and particularly so when such an award is conferred by your peers in the industry. I believe the British security industry is amongst the best in the world both for innovation of technology and in the delivery of service.

“Westminster provides a wide range of security solutions and services to the aviation sector including providing the entire security services for airports under our Total Care Programme. The ever increasing number of airports and aviation clients looking to Westminster to provide services and solutions is a testament to our professionalism, international reach and our reputation for delivering a quality of service.”

Further details on Westminster’s aviation security solutions can be found on Group websites:


CEO Peter Fowler, Chairman Sir Malcolm Ross and some of the WASS team collecting the award

SEA Winner