Gallagher Security duo celebrates 35 years of “outstanding” service

July 13, 2023


Gallagher Security has said it is “proud to recognise and celebrate the remarkable achievements” of Chief Technology Officer, Steve Bell, and General Manager for IMEA, Ian Meadows, who have each dedicated an impressive 35 years of their professional careers to the company.  

Both Steve and Ian have been integral members of the Gallagher Security family since its early days as Cardax, operating from Marton, New Zealand, and their contributions have been instrumental in shaping Gallagher’s success and driving the company forward.  

Ian Meadows joined Gallagher in 1987, starting as an Electronics Assembler. Throughout his journey at Gallagher, Ian has embraced various roles, including Hardware Tester, Technical Support Engineer, and Business Development Manager. Ian’s unwavering loyalty and expertise have made him a trusted figure within the organization, valued for his extensive industry expertise and unwavering commitment to finding exceptional customer solutions. 

Reflecting on his journey, Ian Meadows said: “I never stop learning. Every day is a new opportunity. That’s what Gallagher is all about.” 

Steve Bell also joined Gallagher in 1987 as a Software Engineer. Throughout his illustrious career, Steve has been a driving force behind the development of Gallagher’s Security product range, spearheading advancements across several generations. As Chief Technology Officer, he brings unparalleled technical and commercial expertise to the Executive Leadership team. Steve’s visionary leadership and ability to navigate the ever-evolving security landscape have contributed significantly to Gallagher’s success. 

Steve Bell explained his motivation, stating: “I’m driven by technology and the tremendous possibilities it holds. I take immense pride in our successful implementation of new technologies, especially when we lead the way among our global industry peers.” 

Gallagher Security Chief Executive, Mark Junge commended the outstanding contributions of both Steve and Ian, saying: “Steve and Ian’s unwavering dedication and expertise have been invaluable to our company’s growth and success. They embody the core values and spirit of Gallagher, and we are immensely proud to have them as part of our team. We thank them for their dedication and join with them in celebrating their 35 years of service.” 

Gallagher Security remains committed to fostering a culture of growth, innovation, and recognition for its employees, and the company looks forward to further achievements with the continued dedication of team members like Steve Bell and Ian Meadows. 

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