Manuel Weller, Social Media Officer, ASIS Germany e. V.

On this year’s ASIS Germany e. V. Conference, the chairman of the ASIS Chapter Germany, Oliver Fein, presented Mr. Gilad Solnik with the German Chapter Trophy for his great successes in promoting young security professionals. At present, Mr. Solnik is Director Security and Loss Prevention for Amazon in EMEA and India.

Mr. Solnik has more than 35 years of international experience within the security sector, especially focusing on sustainable, cost effective and pragmatic security solutions. His professional career includes senior position in the security management of large international organizations such as DHL and ST-Ericsson. In his current position, he focuses on the mitigation of risks and the function of security as a business enabler.

Also in various security organizations and forums, Mr. Solnik is recognized as a security expert, supporting the development of networking, knowledge sharing and cooperation. Among others, he was a member of TAPA EMEA BOD leading the IIS, regulatory affairs and later the training, held the role of development director in IFPO Europe and was a member of the CEN TC 379 Supply Chain Security forum. Mr. Solnik holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Resilience and is board certified by ASIS and ACFE for CPP, PSP and CFE.

Mr. Solnik was actively involved in the coaching and training of a myriad of security professionals towards certifications in security education and certification programs. He sets a pattern for other professionals within our industry. Therefore, it has been a great pleasure to award him this great trophy in order to honor his outstanding commitment to the security sector.