Sonitrol Announces Executive Sales Promotion

Greg VanDeweel named division vice president of sales


Berwyn, Pa. (May 09, 2006) – Sonitrol Corporation, the leader in verified electronic security, today announced the promotion of Greg VanDeweel to Division Vice President of Sales. VanDeweel, formerly Director of Sales, will manage direct sales operations for the Northern U.S.

“This was an easy call from our perspective,” said Ray DeZarate, Senior Vice President of Sales at Sonitrol. “Greg has shown tremendous energy and leadership since joining Sonitrol, and it’s no coincidence our sales and installations have been steadily climbing. As I’ve said before, our goal is to be the number one direct sales organization in the security industry. Having people like Greg on board puts us one step closer.”

VanDeweel, who joined Sonitrol in 2004, is an accomplished veteran of the security industry. Prior to joining Sonitrol, VanDeweel was with Checkpoint Systems for 15 years in a variety of sales leadership positions, including Director of Sales.

Greg and his wife Christine reside in Madison, Ohio with their four children.

Sonitrol Corporation, a leader in verified electronic security, has provided integrated commercial security solutions nationwide and abroad for over 40 years. Sonitrol offers the most unique, effective electronic security protection available today including verified audio intrusion detection, managed access control, video surveillance, fire detection, and web-enabled monitoring services. Sonitrol's one-of-a-kind audio verification capability is well known for its record of low false alarms, fast police response and the highest documented apprehension rate in the security industry. Since 1977, Sonitrol has assisted local law enforcement in the apprehension of more than 155,000 criminals. For more information on Sonitrol and its integrated security solutions, please visit the company's website at www.sonitrol.com.