As president and chief executive officer of GISS International since 1997, Olivier DeLaurentiis is responsible for the supervision of financial operations, public relations, and shoulders the ultimate responsibility for the delivery of service to clients located in New York and New Jersey as well as major overseas markets. With a comprehensive background in investigations and physical security, Mr. DeLaurentiis is well positioned to direct operations and respond to the requirements of a wide variety of customers. His credentials include not only familiarity in uniformed armed and unarmed security services for commercial and residential applications, but also experience in the field of investigations, training and consulting services.
Prior to his arrival at GISS International, Mr. DeLaurentiis served as the president of Locataire, a New York City based real estate management company with a focus on import/export clients based in Western Europe and Africa.
Mr. DeLaurentiis is a graduate of the French military college, St. Maixent, from which he received his B.S. Degree. He served for ten years in The French Foreign Legion primarily in Eastern and Western Africa, in countries such as Ethiopia, Somalia and Djibouti. He was also operational in the Biafran War (1967) and in the civil war in Chad (1968-1969). Due to his extensive overseas experience, Mr. DeLaurentiis is well versed in conducting security operations in a variety of international environments.