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Petrow stands out

June 25, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

Pam Petrow stands out in the industry as one of just a handful of female CEO's of a leading security company. Now, four years into her leadership as CEO and president of Vector Security, Petrow is being distinguished again, this time for winning the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for her region, the Pittsburgh-based company announced this week. As the Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia award winner, Ms. Petrow will be automatically eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur...

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Proposed New York legislation causes major stir

January 20, 2011Daniel Gelinas

ALBANY, N.Y.—Proposed legislation being developed by an alarm association committee here has created such a stir that the New York Burglar & Fire Alarm Association has decided to conduct an open forum discussion at its Feb. 10 board of directors meeting. The legislation in question, called Article 6-E, would require licensing of central station employees of any central station wishing to monitor alarms in the state of New York. “While the NYBFAA took numerous steps to alert the...

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Pam Petrow succeeds Murphy as Vector president/CEO

October 21, 2010Daniel Gelinas

PHILADELPHIA—Vector Security, which last week lost its longtime president, John Murphy, announced Oct. 19 that its board had appointed Pam Petrow, former EVP and COO of the company as the new president and CEO. Petrow said she and Murphy had been discussing her succession for a while. “Just as with everything at Vector, John was focused on direction,” Petrow said. “We're a very deliberate company. This was absolutely something we'd been talking about for a while.” A...

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Vector Security president John Murphy dies

October 15, 2010Daniel Gelinas

MT LAUREL, N.J.—Vector Security president and CSAA past president John Murphy died Oct. 13 after a protracted fight with cancer. “Despite his courageous six year battle, John peacefully succumbed to his illness,” Murphy's wife Mary Murphy said in an announcement from the CSAA. “John passed at home with our children and myself at his bedside, and we now rest comfortably in knowing that John is finally pain free.” CSAA executive director, Steve Doyle said Murphy's contributions...

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