Platinum Protection Announces New CEO and CFO

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Platinum Protection, a national home security provider, today announced that Andrew Kindfuller has been named the company's new Chief Executive Officer, and that Scott MacArthur has been named Chief Financial Officer.

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Platinum Protection is a leader in the alarm industry and has a great future ahead of it

Platinum Protection, a national home security provider, today announced that Andrew Kindfuller has been named the company's new Chief Executive Officer, and that Scott MacArthur has been named Chief Financial Officer. "We couldn't be more excited to have Andy and Scott join the executive team,'' said Wendell A. Jacobson, Chair of Platinum Protection’s Board. ''Their experience and leadership will help solidify Platinum's position as a leader in the alarm industry for years to come."

Kindfuller, former COO at Guthy-Renker International, has become CEO as Jared Hallows, co-founder and CEO, moves to the role of Chief Operating Officer. MacArthur, the former CFO of ADT Security Services, joined Platinum on May 17th as CFO. “Platinum Protection is poised to move forward aggressively with our strategic plan to grow our business, service our customers in-house, and continue to offer innovative home security technologies,” said Hallows.

Kindfuller joins Platinum with over 25 years of executive and management experience with leading direct response, manufacturing and consumer product companies. Prior to joining Platinum, Kindfuller was President of a leading global marketer of consumer educational materials. He had been the Chief Operating Officer of Guthy-Renker International, the international arm of the world’s leading infomercial and direct response company, which markets leading brands including Proactiv Solutions. He previously held executive positions with International Flavors & Fragrances, Tetra Pak and Credit Suisse First Boston. Kindfuller has an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a law degree from Georgetown University. "Platinum is an exciting company because it is strong, stable and focused," said Kindfuller, CEO of Platinum Protection. "I am proud to join the Platinum team and I look forward to working hand-in-hand with the founders to make this company even more successful."

Scott MacArthur, a CPA and graduate of Auburn University, has over 25 years of business and finance experience. He spent 13 years in senior finance and operational positions at Tyco International, including Vice President of Business Development for Tyco Fire & Security Services and CFO at ADT, the world’s largest security company. He also spent seven years leading audits at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the firm’s Denver and Boston offices. "Platinum Protection is a leader in the alarm industry and has a great future ahead of it," said MacArthur. "The opportunity to leverage my experience in the security industry and be a part of building that future is what most attracted me to Platinum."

About Platinum Protection: Platinum is a nationwide home security company with customers in 43 states. The company has been the fastest growing company in the history of alarm summer sales, acquiring over 120,000 customers in its first three years in business. To find out more about Platinum Protection security products and services, please visit http://www.PlatinumProtect.com .

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