CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Protection 1, the premier full-service business and home security company in the U.S., today announced that it has hired Joe Longfield as its new Regional Vice President for its West Region. Longfield will report to Chief Information and Operating Officer Don Young.
“I have had the pleasure of working with Joe previously at HSM. He surpassed expectations in sales performance, while working closely with operational leadership to improve financial results and ensure customer satisfaction,” stated Young. “Joe has an impressive history of executive roles in some of the largest companies in our industry, and we are fortunate to add his talent and experience to our company. His priority has always been helping his team take care of their customers, which aligns well with Protection 1’s culture.”
Longfield began his career in the alarm industry over 23 years ago when he joined Honeywell. While at Honeywell, he worked in both sales and operations, advancing to a general manager position, and later becoming the vice president of sales for North America in 2001. Longfield also held the regional business management position for the west region at Siemens Building Technologies, prior to transitioning to the regional vice president role at Stanley Convergent Security Solutions. While at Stanley, he successfully led the installation and service operations teams. He has extensive knowledge concerning the sales and operational aspects of branch management, having managed a $140 million regional P&L.
“I am excited to help Protection 1 continue to provide top quality installation and service to our customers, with my attention focused on growing the business across the West region,” commented Longfield. “The Protection 1 platform of same day service and national account delivery satisfaction makes us a very diverse and leading security company in the market. This focus is truly a differentiation and I look forward to supporting and growing the team, and helping drive Protection 1 as being the provider of choice.”
About Protection 1
Protection 1, the premier full-service business and home security company in the U.S., provides installation, maintenance, and monitoring of single-family home security systems, business security systems and multi-family security systems.
Protection 1 serves over 2 million customers and employs over 4,000 people in more than 90 office locations and five UL Certified monitoring centers across the country. The company has a 97.3% customer satisfaction rating and an A+ Better Business Bureau rating.
Protection 1 also offers network management services through its Network Operations Center and is the only company in the security industry to hold Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Express Partner Certification.
The company has been recognized by leading industry publications and agencies for its commitment to its customers, the industry and the communities it serves. For other Protection 1 news, visit P1newsroom.com.