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Wayne Thorsen appointed to ADT EVP, chief business officer

Wayne Thorsen appointed to ADT EVP, chief business officer

Wayne Thorsen appointed to ADT Chief Business Officer

BOCA RATON, Fla. – ADT announced that is has appointed Wayne Thorsen to the newly created role of executive vice president and chief business officer, effective immediately.

ADT stated that Thorsen will be responsible for leading the company’s product, innovation, and new business development teams. Thorsen comes to ADT from Google where he served as Vice President of Devices and Services Business Development. Thorsen has also held leadership roles at Viacom, Telefónica Digital, SoFi and Microsoft.

“ADT’s innovation and strategic partnerships with fellow marquee brands, like State Farm and Google, are creating fantastic value that consumers are seeking from their preferred brands today,” Thorsen said. “It’s an exciting time for ADT, and I’m eager to join the teams building market-leading safe, smart and sustainable solutions for more customers in more places.”

“Wayne is a seasoned executive who brings valuable experience in business development, strategic partnerships and product marketing and development,” said Jim DeVries, ADT President and CEO. “Wayne’s expertise will accelerate our strategy to sustainably grow our business and continue to attract strategic partners by showcasing ADT’s market leadership.”

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