John Sumner, General Counsel, G4S North America
John was appointed General Counsel for the North America Region in 2014.
Prior to joining G4S North America, John served in a number of roles with the Group, including SVP Support Services and General Counsel of Securicor’s U.S. business, Group Legal Counsel in the Group’s UK Headquarters, and most recently General Counsel for the Asia Middle East Region based in Hong Kong. John completed the G4S Leadership Program in 2010.
After a judicial clerkship, John began his legal career as an attorney with Ford & Harrison LLP in Atlanta and Washington, DC, specializing in labor and employment law. He held in-house legal positions with Continental Airlines and Nations Air Express before joining G4S in 2000.
John holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Georgetown University and a J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law. He also holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources designation.