Dedicated Micros Appoints New President and CEO

Chantilly, VA - Dedicated Micros Inc., announces the appointment of Dr. Alan E. Calegari as the new President and CEO of the Chantilly, Virginia-based company, which is responsible for U.S., Canadian and Latin American markets. He will assume his role as of May 1, 2006.

Dr. Calegari brings more than twenty years experience in executive positions in the fields of security, fire safety, building automation and automotive interiors to Dedicated Micros.

“We are delighted to welcome someone of Dr. Calegari’s ability and impressive industry track record to the Dedicated Micros team. These are exciting times for us and we believe that he can play a pivotal role driving the business forward as we unveil our latest NetVu Connected CCTV solutions, bringing connectivity and ease of use to a whole new level”, said Nigel Petrie, chairman of AD Group, the parent company of Dedicated Micros.

Prior to his current position, Dr. Calegari was active across a broad spectrum of senior management roles, most notably as President and Regional Head of Siemens Building Technologies, Inc.’s Security Division, as well as serving in other executive, leadership and advisory capacities at Siemens Building Technologies Ltd., Siemens Canada. He also has had a successful career history with Johnson Controls Inc., Controls and Automotive Systems Groups, and Pan Am World Services, Inc.

Dr. Calegari holds a PhD, Arts & Sciences from the University of Studies of Rome, Foreign Exchange Program Loyola University; an (MA) Equivalency PhD Program from Harvard University; and he completed the Executive Education Program, Harvard University, Advanced International Business Management, George F. Baker Foundation.

Dedicated Micros, Inc., which supports North and South America, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the UK-based Dedicated Microcomputers Group Ltd. The company is credited as one of the first to market with general multiplexing technology and digital video technology. Today, Dedicated Micros Inc. is a world leader in the CCTV control industry. Their solution provides robust, dedicated, user-friendly multiplexing hardware with digital or video capability for security surveillance. For more information, visit the Dedicated Micros website at