SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TAL Global Corporation, an international security consulting and risk management firm, is proud to announce that Mr. Mike Keenan has joined its ranks as Managing Director of the Retail Loss Prevention (LP) division.
A former Foreign Counter-Intelligence Specialist with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Mr. Keenan brings with him more than 35 years of professional experience and innovation in the retail LP world.
“We are delighted and honored to welcome Mike aboard,” said TAL Global’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Johnathan Tal. “Mike is a consummate loss prevention professional, consultant, advocate and educator, and we are confident that our clients will benefit enormously from his knowledge and experience.”
During his long career, Mr. Keenan has managed a wide spectrum of LP divisions with major retailers throughout North America, including Macy’s, Ross, Mervyn’s, Longs Drugs and GAP. Mr. Keenan brought to each of these retailers a growing expertise and ability to implement unique solutions that contributed to substantial reductions in losses and increased employee security. He did this by growing employee involvement, accountability, and responsibility.
Mr. Keenan is confident that his expertise, together with TAL Global’s wide spectrum of additional capabilities, brings clients a unique offering of skills and experiences, spanning retail loss protection, loss control, employee ethics and safety, use of innovative technologies, and conflict and behavior management.
“Retail, and therefore retail LP, is present in many environments,” said Mr. Keenan. “I feel that this is a market where we can provide a full TAL Global experience, starting with retail LP, but offering a comprehensive spectrum of additional services and expertise, including risk management, executive protection, investigative services and cross-cultural conflict resolution, that will help retailers control losses, keep employees safe, and make customers happy.”
According to Mr. Keenan, accountability at all levels of the retail sector is the key to effective LP. “By accountability,” he said, “I mean bringing everybody into the fold: management, employees, customers, and communities. Accountability means that everybody involved with the retail experience is physically, psychologically and emotionally engaged in loss prevention.”
Mr. Keenan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) with ASIS International, a Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI) and is Loss Prevention Certified (LPC). His is a licensed Private Investigator in the State of California.