Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Dallas office now gives SafirRosetti locations in eight locations, including New York, Washington, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, London and Hong Kong.
The acquisition allows SafirRosetti to enter the physical security system design and engineering business.
With the deal,
Mr. Wharton will lead SafirRosetti's physical security unit, providing turnkey security system design, engineering, budgeting, implementation and outsourced management services.
SafirRosetti is run by Chairman-CEO Howard Safir, who was formerly police commissioner of New York, and President Joseph Rossetti, formerly vice chairman of Kroll Associates. The company was launched with majority funding from Omnicom.