ESI Board of Directors Member
Senior Vice President
Consulting and Investigations
Mr. Glazebrook, until recently, was Vice President, Office of Protective Operations, Limited Brands, Inc., where he was responsible for both domestic and international security and safety of the Chairman, his family, and assets. Jerry is now on retainer to a number of family protective details, and consults on issues of formations and operations.
Previously Mr. Glazebrook was Senior Vice President of Giuliani-Kerik, LLC, an international consulting firm headquartered in New York, NY, and founded by former New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, and former New York City Commissioner of Police, Bernard B. Kerik.
In 1970, Mr. Glazebrook volunteered and was selected for the U.S. Marine Corps Force Reconnaissance Unit where he was later selected for training for the protection detail for high risk Ambassadors. As Principal Security Escort and Chief of Detail for the Personal Security Unit he was charged with protecting the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Vietnam. He worked in close conjunction with four American ambassadors, including Ellsworth Bunker and Graham Martin. He assisted with the final evacuation of Ambassador Martin and other embassy personnel, and the destruction of classified documents and equipment during the fall of Saigon in 1975.
In the two decades that followed, Jerry served as an advisor and protection specialist for government agencies, multi-national corporations, prominent families, dignitaries, and celebrities. For nearly a decade, he acted as Director of Security and Special Assistant to Dr. Henry Kissinger, Chairman of Kissinger Associates and former U.S. Secretary of State and National Security Advisor. From 1997 to 2004, Mr. Glazebrook was President of Hill and Associates (America). His responsibilities included the operational leadership for the America’s Division of a multi-national security consulting firm headquartered in Hong Kong. Mr. Glazebrook served as a personal security advisor to Salman Rushdie, David Rockefeller, and several other internationally prominent individuals. He continues to serve on the Advisory Boards of BMW’s High Security Vehicle Division, Brijot Imaging Systems, and the State of Ohio’s Security Task Force.
With 30 years of executive and dignitary protection operations behind him, Mr. Glazebrook is recognized as one of the world’s foremost authorities on protective detail management, specializing in meticulous security advance preparations and close protection of high-profile individuals at significant levels of risk. He has managed protection details at some of the most highly visible events in recent time, including the 1992 and 1996 Olympics in Barcelona and Atlanta, and the 50th anniversary commemoration of the founding of the United Nations in New York.
Widely sought as an instructor and lecturer, he has written and contributed to numerous books and articles. His pocket text, Executive Protection Specialist Handbook, is the standard for the industry. Mr. Glazebrook is a member of the American Society for Industrial Security, the Association of Former Intelligence Officers, the Force Recon Association, the Special Forces Club – United Kingdom, and the Association of Threat Assessment Professionals.