Vector Security Welcomes Jeff Bates as Chief Operating Officer

November 12, 2013

Vector Security®, Inc., has expanded its executive team with the addition of Jeffrey M. Bates as Chief Operating Officer. The Executive leader will oversee branch functions and operational support.

Executive leader to oversee branch functions and operational support.

PITTSBURGH, PA, November 12, 2013 – Vector Security, Inc., one of North America’s top electronic security companies, has expanded its executive team with the addition of Jeffrey M. Bates as Chief Operating Officer.

Based in the company’s corporate services office in Warrendale, PA, just outside of Pittsburgh, Jeff is responsible for all branch functions as well as operational support.

He joins Vector Security from United Technologies, where he began as a regional operation manager in 2010 and was later promoted to manager of operations. Prior to that, he was director of operational excellence at Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies.

“We are extremely pleased to have Jeff on board as part of our executive leadership team,” said Pam Petrow, Vector Security President and CEO. “He brings a wealth of knowledge in the security and IT industries, as well as strong business and financial acumen. We look forward to his contributions as COO.”

Jeff holds a BSBA in business management from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI. He has also completed the Darden Executive Education Program in Strategic Leadership at the University of Virginia.

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About Vector Security

For more than 50 years, Vector Security, Inc. ( has been a premier provider of intelligent security solutions tailored to the needs of the customer. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, the company offers a full suite of electronic security services for residential, business and national account customers across North America and the Caribbean through a network of branches, authorized dealers and their ADS Security division. The Vector Security Networks division offers customized physical security and managed network services to multi-site commercial customers. Vector Security is a sister company of the Philadelphia Contributionship, a mutual insurance company founded in 1752, and currently provides cost-effective, technology-based security and automation solutions to nearly 400,000 homes and businesses across 58 branch locations.

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