From left to right: Tony Byerly, President, Robert Branchaud, District General Manager – Eastern Canada, Jim Kopplin, Chief Operating Officer and Pete Straka, VP Human Resources.
Naperville, IL – (December 13, 2011) – Stanley Convergent Security Solutions (Stanley CSS) recently announced the purchase of all the operating assets of AlarmCap, operating under the brand Microtec Security Systems, a leading alarm company headquartered in Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, Quebec with operations in, Alberta, Ontario, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and Quebec, Canada. With this acquisition, Stanley CSS acquired not only the reported fourth largest alarm company in Canada, but also a talented team of associates and leaders.
Capitalizing on this newly acquired talent, Stanley CSS has named industry icon, Robert Branchaud, to lead its Eastern Canada district, comprised of the combined Stanley CSS and Microtec businesses. Branchaud, District General Manager, is well known and highly regarded in the Canadian security industry. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, he founded three security companies, the most recent of which he sold the majority of interest to Microtec Enterprises, Inc. in 2000. Active in the Canadian security industry, Branchaud previously served as President of the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) for the Quebec division, received President’s Awards in 2005 and 2011 for his achievements with CANASA, and was the 2011 recipient of the R.A. Henderson Award in recognition of his exemplary leadership, years of dedication and significant contributions to the Canadian security industry.
"We are very fortunate to have Robert join the Stanley CSS leadership team. His un-paralleled dedication to the business, security expertise and knowledge of Canada’s diverse markets and customers, as well as his solid track-record, position us perfectly to serve the needs of all Stanley CSS customers as we grow our business in Canada," states Tony Byerly, Stanley CSS President North America and United Kingdom Direct.
With the acquisition of Microtec, Stanley CSS expanded its Canadian operations, including ULC approved and bi-lingual monitoring capabilities.
"The implementation of local, ULC and French speaking monitoring services, solidifies Stanley CSS as a major player in the Canadian security industry," said Robert Branchaud. "Our advanced technology detects what region a customer is calling from before connecting him or her with an operator. We are then able to identify the caller’s language and match the caller with an operator who can communicate most efficiently with the customer. Stanley CSS’ commitment to doing business at a local level and focusing on outstanding service in the five customer touchpoints highlights their understanding and appreciation for the importance of individual service. I am extremely excited to join this award-winning, customer focused electronic security firm."
For more information on Stanley CSS’ acquisition of Microtec, or for details on its wide range of product and service offerings, please visit www.stanleycss.com.