Michael F. Beech is Executive Vice President of Brink’s and President, Strategy & Focus Markets with operating responsibility for the company’s five largest markets – United States, France, Mexico, Brazil and Canada. Most recently, Mike was President of the company’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Mike joined Brink’s in 2009 as Vice President, Global Security. In 2011, he became President of Brink’s Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining Brink’s, Mike served 25 years in the U.S. Army, retiring as a Colonel. Mike has a bachelor's degree from Norwich University in Vermont. He received his Master of Strategic Studies at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He also received a Master of Military Arts and Science at the School of Advanced Military Studies at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.