G4S has been appointed the official private safety and security service supplier for England’s bid to host the 2018 World Cup.
G4S provide crowd management, safety and security services to a number of Britain’s top sporting venues.
Speaking of their backing Doug Hewitson, Managing Director of G4S Secure Solutions (UK) said “We are delighted to play our part in such an important event as the selection of a World Cup host nation. By using our global expertise in the assessment and management of security and safety risks, we are able to input in to the safety and security elements of the England 2018 bid."
England 2018 chief executive Andy Anson added: "G4S played an important role in the delivery of England's bid book to FIFA in May and their expertise will be vital as the campaign progresses, particularly during the visit of the FIFA inspection team in August."