Industry vet Jeffrey S. Bean promoted by ADT

ADT announced Thursday that it has appointed Jeffrey S. Bean, a 34-year veteran of the security industry, as group vice president of commercial national accounts for ADT North America.

Bean, who joined ADT in 1987 and previously served as vice president of the company’s retail national accounts sales and operations, will be responsible for creating and implementing the company’s commercial sales strategies in the North American marketplace.

The group consists of more than 1,200 sales and service personnel and covers several large vertical markets including education, healthcare, petrochemical, government, transportation and retail.

"Jeff brings a 30 year track record of success to this role and has a solid foundation for helping us continue to enhance our culture of customer service while growing this very important part of our business," said John Kenning, president, ADT North America, commercial. "His dedication to the industry and to serving our customers is beyond compare."