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Speaker Paul Hatcher


Paul Hatcher


Merrill Herzog Group

Paul Hatcher is the founder and CEO of Merrill Herzog with 23 years of risk experience in the private and government sectors and 3.5 years with an acute focus on entertainment, production risk, and background screening. Throughout his career, he spent 9 years operationally in the Middle East and Africa and two years in Latin America. During this time, he
has worked on high-profile kidnappings, advised on policy, managed large-scale evacuations & extractions, and written security and risk contingency plans globally.

Upon entering the entertainment space in 2019, Paul and Merrill Herzog quickly became recognized as risk and crisis experts and have consulted for networks, streamers, and production companies during some of their most challenging situations (stalkers, death threats, and evacuations).

Merrill Herzog is a commercial risk and intelligence firm that helps clients respond to critical and crisis situations, prepare for and defend themselves against security risks, and safeguard commercial interests globally with a suite of comprehensive intelligence services. With offices located in the United States, Latin America, and the Middle East and established partnerships in 46 countries around the world, Merrill Herzog works with clients, suppliers, and local professional services to deliver solutions that help clients respond to and resolve issues quickly while working to mitigate and manage risks.

Speaking on: Masterclass: Production Risk

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