2008 Women Worth Watching Award Winner Carol Johnson has been named president and COO of AlliedBarton Security Services.

As president and chief operating officer, Johnson will oversee operations and business development, create and execute on strategies that deliver an exceptional client experience, and help guide the organization’s growth. In her new role, Johnson will continue to report to AlliedBarton Chairman and CEO Bill Whitmore.

“The ability to work alongside Bill in the further development of security solutions and our leadership culture is an incredible opportunity,” said Johnson. “The leadership skills of security officers across the country are essential to creating and maintaining safe and secure environments.”

Johnson joined AlliedBarton in 2010 as the firm’s senior vice president of client experience, following a successful career in the staffing industry.

“Carol’s immersion in the security services industry has been instrumental in moving our organization forward,” Whitmore said. “Her acute understanding of our clients’ needs for contracted personnel, and the impact we can make on their operations, well positions her to help lead our teams to deliver the highest quality service every day, at every location.”