Ashley Almanza

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Ashley Almanza
Born Ashley Martin Almanza
Nationality South African
Alma mater University of Natal
London Business School
Occupation CEO of G4S
Salary £2.5 million (total compensation)[1]

Ashley Martin Almanza (born 1964)[2] is a South African[3] businessman, who has been the chief executive officer (CEO) of G4S plc since 1 June 2013.[1]


Almanza has a degree in Commerce and a postgraduate diploma in Accounting, both from the University of Natal, South Africa. He later received an MBA from London Business School.[1]


Almanza trained as a chartered accountant.

In 1993, Almanza joined British Gas PLC (now demerged as BG Group and Centrica) as Finance Manager in their Exploration and Production division. After serving in a variety of role, including Group Finance Director of BG Group from August 2002, until he left on 31 March 2011.[1]

On 1 June 2013, he became CEO of G4S plc, replacing Nick Buckles.[4]

Almanza is also a director of Schroders and Noble Corporation.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d "Ashley Almanza". Businessweek. Retrieved 17 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "G4S PLC". WSJ. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "G4S chief Almanza survives trial by fire". FT. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Bowers, Simon (3 November 2013). "G4S boss braced for fireworks as investors say group is too big to handle". The Guardian. Retrieved 2 May 2014. 
  5. ^ "Noble Corporation Board of Directors". Noble Corporation. Retrieved 2 May 2014.