GII expands operations into the Philippines - Manila office opens
May 2010 - GII has announced the appointment of retired Police Chief, Superintendent Jovie A. Gutierrez, Jr CSP as the GII Chief Consultant of the Philippines.
Gen. Gutierrez is a holder of a Masters Degree in Science of Criminology, a Major in Law Enforcement and is a Licensed Security Consultant. He brings to GII more than 35 years of security-related services.
During his years in the police force, he served as Commander of elite units such as the Special Weapons and Tactics, and the Explosive Ordnance Disposal. He has led numerous live high risk operations in his career as a police officer. For almost six years he was the Chief of Police of Makati, the business capital of the Philippines, and was the Deputy District Director for Operations of the Southern Police District, a position he proficiently handled, until his retirement from the police service. Gen. Gutierrez is a Certified Security Professional and one of the Directors of the Philippine Society for Industrial Security. He is an active member, and has been the Chapter Chairman, of the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators [IABTI].