Ian Anderson Will Lead Both Adt Security And Armourguard Security In New Zealand

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MEDIA RELEASE PR37257


Ian Anderson Will Lead Both ADT Security and Armourguard Security in New Zealand


AUCKLAND, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-Asia-AsiaNet/ --


    Ian Anderson is appointed as General Manager of ADT Security in New Zealand, in addition to his role as General

Manager of Armourguard Security for New Zealand/ Fiji. Mr Anderson is responsible for managing the whole portfolio of

ADT businesses in New Zealand. He will be steering the growth of its electronic security monitoring, manned security

services and cash in transit businesses. Mark Norton, General Manager of ADT Security for Australia who had previously

served as General Manager of ADT Security, New Zealand will now focus on expanding the security business in Australia

and growing the regional portfolio of access control and video surveillance as Vice President of Commercial Vertical

Markets and Global Accounts, Asia Pacific.


    The decision to unify ADT Security and Armourguard Security is part of the company's strategic move to ensure a more

seamless approach in providing integrated customer focused solutions. Customers can now enjoy a one stop shop

solutions from New Zealand's largest and the only total security solutions provider. 


    Commenting on Mr Anderson's appointment, Mr Robert Zhu, President of ADT Security, Asia Pacific said, "Ian is a

strong and experienced leader who has successfully grown our Armourguard Security business into the largest manned

security and cash in transit business in New Zealand today. The new structure will enable us to capitalize fully on the

terrific growth opportunities that New Zealand offers and ensure we continue to be the leader in integrated security

solutions."     


    Mr Anderson, General Manager of ADT Security and Armourguard Security, New Zealand/ Fiji highlighted, "Bringing the

two businesses together allows us to offer our customers a comprehensive range of integrated electronic security solutions

and manned security, an approach we believe will help us expand our reach to customers whom we may not have

otherwise served. My top priority will be to ensure we enhance the security service offering and provide complete solutions

to meet both ADT Security and Armourguard Security customers' needs of today and in the future."  


    Mr Anderson began his career with Armourguard Security in 2000 as its Financial Controller. He later moved to Sydney

where he took on the role of Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. He became

the General Manager of Armourguard Security, New Zealand/ Fiji in 2006. 


    About Armourguard Security


    Armourguard Security, a division of ADT Security, a Tyco International company, offers a variety of cash and manned

security services that are designed to protect people, assets and businesses. Its full range of cash collection services

includes cash-in-transit and point-to-point transportation of valuables. Manned security services include static guards,

patrols and Armourguard Security's Wise range of services. Armourguard Security website address is

http://www.armourguard.co.nz (website is currently being redesigned and will be ready beginning February 2010). 


    About ADT Security Services


    ADT Security Services, a Tyco International company, is the world's largest provider of electronic security services to

more than seven million commercial, industrial, government and residential customers worldwide. ADT's total security

solutions include intrusion, fire protection, closed circuit television, access control, critical condition monitoring, electronic

article surveillance, radio frequency identification (RFID) and integrated systems. ADT's Web site address is



    Media Contact:


     ADT Security

     Shee Liang Mey

     Manager, Communications, Asia Pacific

     Tel:   +65-6389-8241

     Email: lmshee@tycoint.com 


SOURCE  ADT Security Services


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