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EET Group expands within surveillance and opens a new division in Switzerland

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EET Group expands within surveillance and opens a new division in Switzerland

EET Group keeps following their expansions plans and now opens a new division within surveillance in Switzerland.

The two new employees, Corsin Montavon and Daniel Frey who starts 1st of April 2012, have more than 22 years of experience within the surveillance business. They are known all over Europe because of their Smart Client Plug-Ins to Milestone XProtect® solutions, which are branded as Smart Map, Smart Alarm & Smart X-Display.

The Smart Client Plug-Ins is used by Milestone XProtect® Corporate, XProtect® Enterprice and XProtect® Professional video management software. The Plug-Ins adds more functionality to the surveillance system, which results in a better usability, faster reaction and better overall security of the solution.

These Smart Client Plug-Ins are now available from EET Group and their local offices including Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Holland, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Poland, Switzerland, UK, Belgium, Austria and Czech Republic.

One of the new employees Daniel Frey says: "We are very excited to be employed by EET Group where we can continue to serve and maintain our existing as well as new customers. We had several offers from other companies but we chose EET Group because of their financial strength, future strategy and position in the market." Furthermore Daniel Frey says: "Together with EET Group we are also having the possibility to develop new Plug-Ins to Milestone XProtect® solutions and get our current Plug-Ins sold all over Europe."

"This is a perfect match for our surveillance strategy and we are incredibly excited and proud about our new surveillance division in Switzerland. Daniel Frey and Corsin Montavon bring us the exact experience and skills we are looking for in terms of expectations to quality and growth in our surveillance business. Our video surveillance accounts for more than 24 million Euro in annual revenue and within the next three years we expect this to be around 53 milion Euro, so accordingly we will continue to search for more skilled employees all over Europe to reach this goal", says Group CEO John Thomas.

Roger Meier from Milestone Systems in Switzerland says: "EET Group have reacted extremely fast and professionally in this situation with regards to the employment of Daniel Frey and Corsin Montavon, which is very important in terms of supporting the existing customers in Switzerland. And with the new pan-European Milestone agreement, which expands our partnership, I am very confident that this goes hand-in-hand."

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EET Group is Europe's leading distributor of IT, Security & Surveillance, Home Entertainment and Lifestyle Electronics. The company, founded in 1986, employs approximately 400 employees and has 27 sales offices spread over 25 countries in Europe and Africa.

EET Group distributes, via sales companies under the commercial name EET Europarts, a wide range of leading brands including: HP, Lexmark, IBM, Canon, Epson, Acer, Axis, Synology, IQeye, Samsung, Ernitec, Sony, Milestone, Sling Media, B&O PLAY, MicroBattery, MicroMemory, MicroLamp, MicroStorage, MicroConnect, MicroScreen, Hitachi, Western Digital, estuff, Sandberg, Garmin, Jawbone, Kensington, Libratone, Loewe and many more.

The company headquarter is situated in Birkerød (Copenhagen) and the logistics center is located in Ballerup (Copenhagen).

EET Group is the parent company of all EET Europarts sales companies. As such the EET Group is backbone of the organization and provides all back office functions within: Corporate Management, Finance, Marketing, IT, WEB- and ERP-development, Logistics, Product Management and Procurement.

EET Group served in 2012 more than 40.000 dealers and handled more than 750.000 deliveries.