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ADT fire alarm saves woman in Illinois

January 24, 2013SSN Staff

BURR RIDGE, Ill.—Stacey Toscas was about to step into the shower when her ADT smoke detector began to beep. Seconds later, she discovered her dining room had erupted in flames, according to a report from The Chicago Sun-Times Burr Ridge website. Thankfully, an ADT operator in New York got the signal and called 911. “Like a lot of people, she didn't think about calling 911 right away,” Bob Tucker, ADT director of corporate affairs, said in the report. Within minutes,...

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Defender has new CEO; predicts strong growth in 2012

April 18, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

INDIANAPOLIS—Defender Direct, the country's leading ADT dealer, announced this month that it has restructured its executive team and has a new CEO.The company, which generates more than 100,000 accounts annually, expects record growth in 2012, according to the new CEO and president, Marcia Barnes.Barnes replaced founder David Lindsey, who has stepped down as CEO to concentrate on philanthropic work and is now chief missions officer of Defender, which is based here. Lindsey founded the company...

ADT, Bob Tucker, David Lindsey, Defender Direct, Jim Boyce, Mark Nazarenus, Security Systems News (SSN)

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ADT putting 4,000 iPads in hands of its sales reps

March 14, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT started providing its sales reps with iPads a few months ago, and has found the wireless devices so useful in boosting sales that it plans to put them in the hands of all its approximately 4,000 reps by the end of 2012, according to Joe O'Connell, VP of residential sales ADT North America. The iPads not only help sales reps manage their work more efficiently—saving time they can use for extra sales calls—but are proving to be a valuable presentation tool...

ADT, Bob Tucker, Ed Breen, iPad, Joe O�Connell, Johnson Controls (JCI), Pulse, Security Systems News (SSN)

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