AGT International Bolsters Global Team With Appointment of Paul Hucq as President of Global Business Development and Sales
ZURICH, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — AGT International (AGT), a global network of public safety and security solution companies that is among the fastest-growing in the world, today announced that Paul Hucq has joined the organization in the newly-created role of President of Global Business Development and Sales. Based in Zurich, Mr. Hucq will oversee AGT’s internationally integrated market strategy, and will be a key player in establishing AGT’s global sales and business development organization at a time of rapid international growth for AGT International.
Mr. Hucq brings with him extensive specialized business development and management experience, having worked in both the data communication and security industries. He also brings extensive international experience in markets such as Brazil, China, Malaysia, Turkey, USA, and the Middle East. Prior to joining AGT, Mr. Hucq spent eight years at European Aeronautic Defense and Space (EADS), where he served as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for their Secure Network Solutions business unit. In this role, Mr. Hucq led strategically significant international sales campaigns and focused on developing business opportunities at a variety of government agencies. He also managed the successful growth of the organization’s business development capabilities. Before his tenure at EADS, Mr. Hucq worked at Motorola, where he served in a series of roles, culminating in his Singapore-based position as regional Vice President and General Manager for Motorola International.
Commenting on the appointment, Mati Kochavi, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, AGT International said, “AGT is dedicated to being the world’s premier provider of end-to-end technology systems and solutions that assist our customers in effectively managing complex environments. As a result, we continue to invest aggressively in ensuring that we have the industry’s finest collection of business and research talent. Paul Hucq has a wealth of global business development experience and, more importantly, he understands the needs of our clients when it comes to managing the complex issues associated with challenges such as urban management, cyber security, and critical asset security. I am pleased that Mr. Hucq is joining the AGT team and I look forward to working with him as we strive to expand the delivery of AGT’s best in class solutions to governments and the corporate sector.”
Paul Hucq said, “I am honored to be joining AGT’s distinguished and innovative team. As the world today is facing so many complex issues, ranging from public security to natural disasters to a rapidly expanding urban populace, it is a privilege to be part of an organization dedicated to helping governments and corporations effectively manage these major challenges. I look forward to working with AGT’s global team to enhance its business development capabilities as we aim to provide technology-based solutions to the 21st century challenges that our clients face on a daily basis.”
About AGT International:
One of the fastest-growing security and public safety solutions organizations in the world, AGT has operations on five continents. Led by a unique vision, AGT combines the brain trust of its brightest minds globally with ahead-of-the-curve technology, to unlock the world’s potential. AGT partners with governments and corporations to help them predict, prepare for, prevent, and manage challenges and threats that arise in complex environments – with services that include urban management, health emergency management, cyber and food security. Founded in 2006, and with sales in excess of $7 billion to date, the AGT network of companies currently has 1,700 employees worldwide. AGT International is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.
SOURCE AGT International