Nortek Security & Control Gears for Growth and Innovation - Expands Manufacturing Capacity, Adds Key Executive Talent

Carlsbad, CA - November 28, 2016 — Nortek Security & Control, a leader in the security, smart home and wellness technology markets, announced today new executive staff additions and role changes to better position itself for continued growth, deliver faster product time to market, fuel more innovation, and serve a growing customer base. Additionally, Nortek Security & Control will be expanding its manufacturing capacity by 25 percent.

Executive Leadership Team Additions and Changes


Dan Geiger has joined Nortek Security & Control as Senior Vice President of Sales. Geiger brings 30 years of alarm industry experience, most recently as a senior executive at iControl Networks, a cloud-based service provider. At iControl, Dan built and grew the sales organization. Prior to iControl, Geiger led ADT's national strategic partnerships and the industry's largest dealer program. Geiger will lead Nortek Security & Control's dealer and distribution sales channels as well as recruit new market entrants.

Robert Beliles has joined as Senior Vice President, Product Management and Marketing. With IT and Building Systems experience, Beliles served in executive roles with Tyco, Hewlett Packard, and Cisco Systems. Focused on Internet of Things development and marketing strategies, he is heavily involved in converged systems used by global service providers, enterprises, and commercial operations. Beliles is a frequent speaker and author in both the IT and Security industries and holds several patents.

"Dan and Robert bring more cloud-based services and IoT technology insight to the Nortek Security & Control executive management team," said Mike O'Neal, President of Nortek Security & Control.

Duane Paulson assumed the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Strategic Development. "Our partners are essential to our growth whether they are dealers, ecosystem providers, or service companies. This role ensures our partners get the support they need," said O'Neal. "With the enhanced team and new structure, we are strategically positioned to take our business to the next level."

Manufacturing Capacity Expansion

Nortek Security & Control announced the expansion of its ISO 9001:2008-compliant manufacturing capacity by 25 percent. As part of Nortek Security & Control's strategy, the company designs and manufactures products under its family of brands (2GIG®, Linear®, GoControl® and Numera®), as well as provides OEM and ODM contract manufacturing services for branded and private labelled security and home automation products.

O'Neal concluded his remarks by observing, "We are expanding our manufacturing capacity to better serve our customers in growing market environments, which include smart home technology and the Internet of Things."

For more information about Nortek Security & Control, please visit www.nortekcontrol.com.

Nortek Security & Control LLC

Nortek Security & Control is a world leader in smart connected devices and systems for the residential, security, access control and digital health markets. Through its family of brands including 2GIG®, GoControl®, Linear®, and Numera®, Nortek Security & Control designs solutions for a diverse customer base that includes national telecoms, big box retailers, OEM partners, service providers, security dealers, and consumers. With over 50 years of innovation, Nortek Security & Control is dedicated to addressing the lifestyle and business needs of millions of customers every day.

Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, Nortek Security & Control LLC is a subsidiary of Melrose Industries PLC a global, diversified company whose many market-leading brands deliver broad capabilities and a wide array of innovative, technology-driven products and solutions for lifestyle improvement at home and at work. Please visit www.nortekcontrol.com for more information.

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