Andrea Martin appointed president, ADT Canada
The ADT Corporation announced the appointment of Andrea Martin to the position of President, Canada. Martin, who most recently served as Managing Director of Data Services for Royal Mail in London, United Kingdom, will report directly to Naren Gursahaney, ADT’s President and Chief Executive Officer. She will assume her post on January 12 and will be based in Montreal.
In the newly created position, Martin will be responsible for developing and executing the company’s strategy to grow the security and automation segment throughout Canada. Martin will also lead the integration of ADT Canada and Protectron, a leading Canadian security provider that ADT acquired in July 2014.
Prior to Royal Mail, Martin served as President and CEO of a Canadian life sciences company. Martin also spent more than 10 years of her career leading various international business units within Reader’s Digest Association, Inc., and served as President and CEO of Reader’s Digest Canada.
“Andrea has extensive experience managing large subscription-based businesses, and a track record of successfully growing and transforming global business units while also delivering a world-class customer experience,” said Gursahaney. He added, “We have made investments in the Canadian market over the last year, including the acquisition of Reliance Protectron, and Andrea is just the visionary leader we need to continue to accelerate our growth in this important market.”
“ADT is a globally recognized brand and a clear industry leader, and I’m honored to be joining the management team,” said Martin. “There is a tremendous amount of growth potential for ADT in Canada as the security and automation market continues to evolve, and I look forward to working with a talented team to shape and execute ADT’s strategy for continued growth and market leadership.”
Martin holds a Bachelor in Commerce from Concordia University, as well as Advanced Executive Degrees from Queen’s University and the University of Oxford Said Business School.