Magenta’s Abbey Petkar appointed Executive Chairman of the Small Business Network

Tuesday 27 February 2024 -

The Small Business Network (SBN), a cornerstone in the security industry for the past 14 years, has appointed Abbey Petkar, the Managing Director of BSIA Security Officer Services member Magenta Security Services, as its new Executive Chairman, a change from his previous role of press officer. This strategic appointment marks a significant milestone in SBN's mission to foster professionalism, support staff, improve working conditions, enhance sustainability, and drive numerous other positive changes within the security sector.

Abbey Petkar brings to the SBN a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success from his leadership of Magenta Security Services. Under his guidance, Magenta has become a leader in the security industry, known for its commitment to excellence, innovation, and the well-being of its employees and clients. Abbey's role at SBN will be pivotal, focusing on steering the network towards long-term growth and prosperity while ensuring the future direction aligns with the evolving needs of small businesses in the security sector.

Despite his new responsibilities, Abbey will continue to lead Magenta Security Services, taking on his role at SBN as a voluntary position to benefit the broader security industry. His dedication to the sector's improvement and his willingness to support the community through this additional role exemplifies his commitment to making a positive impact.

Abbey will join the board of directors alongside SBN founders James Henderson and Roger Felgate, where their collective expertise and vision will drive the network to new heights. The trio's leadership is expected to usher in an era of enhanced collaboration, innovation, and support for the hundreds of small businesses that form the backbone of the security industry.

One of Abbey's immediate priorities will be to enhance SBN's online presence and digital capabilities, recognising the critical role that modernisation plays in today's business environment. This initiative will improve accessibility, provide valuable resources, and foster a more connected and informed community within the industry.

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