ZURICH, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Former CEO of Siemens' Industry Solutions division joins AGT International executive team to continue driving rapid growth
Jens Michael Wegmann has joined AGT International, one of the fastest growing safety and security solutions organizations in the world, as Chief Corporate Development Officer.
Jens will be based in Zurich and responsible for corporate strategy, M&A transactions and identifying and establishing business partner relationships and alliances. He will also head the Energy, Water and Infrastructure and Oil & Gas business units.
With over 20 years of international experience in various leadership positions, Jens is a recognized industry expert with outstanding market knowledge. An alumnus of Harvard Business School, Jens was previously CEO of Siemens' Industry Solutions division, one of the world's leading solution and service providers for industrial and infrastructure facilities. In an earlier role he was the CEO of Siemen's global Security Solutions business, based in Switzerland. He is senior advisor to finance and strategic investors and is on the board of portfolio companies.
Mati Kochavi, Founder and CEO of AGT International, said "I am proud of the progress we made last year, including delivering an unprecedented number of projects and making exciting inroads into new markets. To continue to solve clients' problems better than anyone, AGT International will strive to be even more innovative and agile. Jens' appointment shows our willingness to continue to invest in the best talent and technology to further expand our global footprint."
Jens Michael Wegmann, Chief Corporate Development Officer at AGT International, commented "I am delighted to have joined a 'one stop shop' solution company which solves problems in the field of security and public safety. New technology, markets and social change provide a range of opportunities and my role is to ensure AGT International addresses the safety and security challenges of the 21st Century to take advantage of them."
About AGT International
Founded in 2007, AGT International's technology solutions safeguard people, assets and infrastructure for public safety authorities, governments and corporations. Our core intellectual property collects, correlates, analyzes and prioritizes data from available sources to present immediately actionable intelligence that helps our customers better predict, manage and resolve an ever-expanding spectrum of threats to life and livelihood. By proactively delivering the right information to the right decision makers in real time, we enable them to plan and prepare better, and to react faster and more effectively. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, the organization employs 2,400 people globally. AGT International is privately held and led by Founder and CEO, Mati Kochavi. For more information, please visit http://www.agtinternational.com.
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