Brinks Incorporated Expands Relationship with Thomas International on a Global Spectrum

Toronto, CANADA / September 14, 2011 — Brink’s Incorporated, a leading provider of armoured car transportation, ATM servicing, currency and coin processing and other value-added services to banks, retailers and other commercial and governmental agencies around the world, has announced a global expansion in their use of the Thomas International pre-employment and employee assessment suite.

Brink’s Incorporated have partnered with Thomas International since 2006, working with their Canadian division on a variety of talent management initiatives. Brink’s Canada has benefited from Thomas’ diverse assessment and reporting options that are specific to each unique talent management application, as well as Thomas’ proprietary web technology, which is accessed through a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. Divisions of Brink’s Incorporated in Canada, USA, South America and Europe will all implement the Thomas solution, and usage in Asia is scheduled to come online in the near future.

“Based on our Global Talent Management mandate, we required an assessment system that could assist us in measuring and identifying our talent with a consistent and fair approach worldwide,” said John Carmichael, Vice President of Global Talent Management for Brink’s Incorporated. “Thomas met our needs because of their full suite of tools that complement each other, have interchangeable languages and multiple reports, all of which align with our global business demands.”

In the partnership with Brink’s Incorporated, Thomas International will be responsible for providing technology that is designed to measure behavioral fit, learning agility and leadership competencies specific to Brink’s. A key strategic initiative for Brink’s Incorporated is the development and retention of their employees. Therefore implementing a global system for recruitment and employee development using the Thomas’ solution supports Brink’s goal of providing excellent development for their current people and great opportunities for new talent coming to Brink’s.

“Expanding our partnership globally with Brink’s Incorporated to provide Thomas’ innovative assessments will give consistency to their global Talent Management strategy and an edge in finding the best talent to spur growth,” said Merle Ballaigues, President for Thomas International Canada and USA. “Our six year relationship with Brink’s Incorporated highlights our service commitment and a focus on using our assessment tools to drive a tangible business outcome with our clients.”

About Thomas International
Thomas International is a global provider of objective management systems and work-based assessment tools. With over 30 years of experience, we enable organizations to recruit, retain, develop and manage their people effectively. Our experienced team of consultants and advisors support clients to achieve outcomes of reduced attrition, higher employee productivity and engagement, and more effective leadership — positively impacting the bottom line. For more information, visit

About Brink’s Incorporated
The Brink’s Company, based in Richmond, Virginia, is a leading global security services company with 70,000 employees worldwide and operations in over 50 countries. Founded in 1859, Brink’s has evolved from a leading armored transportation service carrier to a premier provider of secure logistics and security solutions around the world. Brink’s global leadership is founded on a heritage of trust and a reputation as the most reliable name in the industry. Today, thousands of companies across the globe entrust Brink’s with their most precious assets. For more information, visit

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