BOCA RATON, Fla. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The ADT Corporation (NYSE: ADT), a leading provider of electronic security, interactive home and business automation and alarm monitoring services, today announced the appointment of Timothy J. Perrott as vice president of investor relations. In this role, Perrott will have responsibility for communicating the Company’s strategy, growth prospects, and financial performance to investors and analysts. He will be based in Boca Raton, Fla. and report to Chief Financial Officer Michael Geltzeiler.
Perrott joins ADT from NII Holdings, Inc. (Nextel International) where he has served as vice president of investor relations and external communications since 2003. He previously held investor relations leadership roles at Gilat Satellite Networks, Orbital Science Corp, and Southern Company.
“Tim is a world-class IR professional,” said Geltzeiler. “He brings a wealth of relevant experience with spin-offs and subscriber-based revenue models. He will be a great addition to our ADT team as we focus on executing our growth strategy and creating long-term shareholder value.”
Perrott commented on his appointment, “I was attracted to the company because of its market leadership position in a large and growing industry. I’m thrilled to join ADT and look forward to working closely with the Company’s investors and analysts.”
Perrott has been recognized as a “Top IR Professional” by Institutional Investor magazine. He holds a B.E.E. from Auburn University and an M.B.A. from The College of William and Mary.
The ADT Corporation (NYSE: ADT) is a leading provider of electronic security, interactive home and business automation and monitoring services for residences and small businesses in the United States and Canada. ADT's broad and pioneering set of products and services, including ADT Pulse interactive home and business solutions, and home health services, meet a range of customer needs for today’s active and increasingly mobile lifestyles. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, ADT helps provide peace of mind to more than six million customers, and it employs approximately 17,000 people at 200 locations. More information is available at www.adt.com.