Rick Stokes has retired as MD and CEO of Q Technology Group Limited. Rob Rosa, QSS COO, has been appointed acting managing director and CEO. 

“Over the past 18 months Rick Stokes has undertaken a part time leadership role of 2.5 days per week and also developed the management team to position the business for further growth,” said a QTG release. 

“Stokes has served as CEO and MD since December 2007 and the directors would like to thank Rick for his leadership and commitment in growing the sales of the QSS video surveillance and security business from $A15 million to more than $A25 million over this period.

“The directors would also like to advise that Rob Rosa, currently chief operating officer of QSS, will be appointed effective immediately as acting managing director and CEO for the company.”

Rosa has worked as an executive in the security and investigative industry for over 28 years during which time he has held numerous positions in government, private and ASX listed companies. 

His experience extends to 3 sides of the market. Rosa served as head of security for Melbourne City Council and was the general manager of Vangren Technology, a system integration company servicing financial and commercial blue chip clients. Rosa also has extensive experience as a former executive of Pacific Communications, part of Hills Ltd.