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ADT announces senior leadership succession plan

September 4, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

BOCA RATON, Fla.—ADT announced today that Jim DeVries, currently president of ADT, will be promoted to chief executive officer to succeed Tim Whall, who will be retiring on Nov. 30, 2018 after a decades-long career in the security industry. “I am honored to have the opportunity to lead this talented team as we continue to drive operational excellence with the customer as our true north,” Jim DeVries said in the announcement. “Together, we will execute our strategies to innovate...

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Apollo lands Protection 1, ASG

June 1, 2015Martha Entwistle

NEW YORK—Apollo Global Management is about to take one giant leap into security with its May 19 agreement to acquire Protection 1 and ASG Security.Under the agreement, reportedly $2 billion, the combined companies will operate under the Protection 1 brand, with Protection 1 CEO Tim Whall at the helm.Whall told Security Systems News that given the companies' “like-minded approach to the operations, the combination will be a force in the marketplace."The deal would instantly deliver “both...

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Apollo lands Protection 1, ASG

May 20, 2015Martha Entwistle

Apollo Global Management is about to take one giant leap into security with its May 19 agreement to acquire Protection 1 and ASG Security. Under the agreement, the combined companies will operate under the Protection 1 brand, with Protection 1 CEO Tim Whall at the helm. Security Systems News reported on the proposed deal last week. Here's that story. I had a chance to interview Protection 1 CEO Tim Whall, CMO Jamie Haenggi and ASG's CEO Joe Nuccio last night. I was looking for details about how the...

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Protection 1 has a new field services organization

December 16, 2014Martha Entwistle

Protection 1 CEO Tim Whall has always been big on data and measurable metrics. It appears Protection 1 is further fine-tuning its data-driven strategy with the announcement today that the full-service business and home security company is launching a new Field Services Organization. The new group will be led by Paul Straten in the newly created role of VP, field services. Straten, who has been with Protection 1 for 14 years, will report to Don Young, chief information and operating officer. Protection...

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Residential

Protection 1 adding solar to its mix

August 8, 2014SSN Staff

ROMEOVILLE, Ill.—Protection 1, based here, is joining the trend of security companies selling solar, the company has announced.Protection 1, one of the nation's largest home and commercial security companies with almost 2 million customers, announced in an Aug. 8 news release that it will “launch Brite Energy, powered by Protection 1 and backed by private equity firm GTCR.” Chicago-based GTCR bought Protection 1 in 2010.Protection 1 is expected to begin selling solar systems in...

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Barnes Buchanan conference to kick off Feb. 7

January 29, 2013SSN Staff

PALM BEACH, Fla.—The 18th annual Barnes Buchanan Security Alarm Conference is scheduled for Feb. 7-9 at The Breakers resort. While the lineup of speakers is still being finalized, the agenda includes a roundtable featuring Don Boerema of ADT, Tim Whall of Protection 1, Rich Perry of Security Networks and Pam Petrow of Vector Security. Other forums will include an overview of debt markets for the security industry, led by Bill Polk of Capital One, and an analysis of the security alarm industry,...

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Protection 1 makes biggest buy in its history

January 9, 2013SSN Staff

ROMEOVILLE, Ill.—Protection 1—which bills itself as the nation's second-largest business and home security company—announced this week that it has acquired Vintage Security, which is based in the nation's capital and has more than 15,000 customers. Protection 1, based here, says the acquisition is the largest it has made in its 25-year history.Vintage serves metropolitan Washington as well as Maryland and northern Virginia, according to Protection 1.Vintage is a provider of residential...

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MIT gives Pro 1 kudos for 'working smarter'

October 10, 2012Martha Entwistle

A study by the MIT's Center for Information Systems Research gives Protection 1 kudos for Working Smarter. At MIT, Working Smarter is a proper noun, a concept the group defines as having "an organization-wide habit of using a digitized platform to optimize each individual's contribution to enterprise business objectives." MIT surveyed more than 200 public companies in 2010 and said that those who adhere to practices of Working Smarter "were significantly correlated with higher business impact from...

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CAA symposium to feature four top industry execs

October 10, 2012Leif Kothe

SAN FRANCISCO—Leaders from four security companies will speak at an executive symposium at the California Alarm Association's 2012 Winter Convention, to be held here Dec. 5-8.The symposium, slated for Friday, Dec. 7 from 1:30 to 3 p.m., will include Todd Santiago, CEO of 2GIG; Todd Pedersen, CEO of Vivint; Tim Whall, CEO of Protection 1; and Bruce Mungiguerra, VP of sales and dealer development for Monitronics.This will be the 11th year in a row that the convention lineup has included the symposium....

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Pro 1: 'We're excited to be part of the home automation space'

August 29, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

ROMEOVILLE, Ill.—Protection 1 announced this week that it has launched a new integrated home security/home automation service called P1 Life.The introduction of P1 Life, which uses Honeywell's new LYNX Touch 5100, marks the first time that Protection 1—which bills itself as the nation's second-largest business and home security company—has fully embraced the new home automation trend in the security industry, according to Jamie Haenggi, Protection 1 CMO.She told Security Systems...

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