AGT International Appoints Hannu Juurakko as President of Products

AGT International, a global network of public safety and security solution companies, announced that Hannu Juurakko has joined AGT as president of products. Based in the company's Zurich headquarters, Juurakko will be responsible for building AGT's product management capabilities.

Juurakko joins AGT from Cassidian Systems, formerly EADS Defense and Security, where he held the position of vice president for the past five years. At Cassidian Systems he was responsible for the company's professional mobile radio network solutions and technologies.

Prior to joining Cassidian Systems, Juurakko held a number of senior positions in EADS, Nokia, Telia Sonera and Alcatel (formerly ITT) in general management, product line management, sales management, product business management, project management and engineering at the system and product level.

"I am delighted that Hannu Juurakko has agreed to join our team. Our focus continues to be on attracting premier talent to AGT to assist us in achieving our vision of becoming the world's premier provider of end-to-end technology systems and solutions that assist our customers in effectively managing complex environments. I am confident that Hannu will play a valuable role in continuing to ensure that AGT provides best-in-class solutions to current and future clients in government and the private sector," said Mati Kochavi, founder and chief executive officer of AGT International.

"AGT represents the future for the security and public safety business. The company's vision and its ability to execute against that vision is what attracted me most to the company. I am looking forward to working with the team to ensure AGT continues to be one of the fastest-growing public safety and security companies in the world," Juurakko said.

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