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Agt International Appoints Jens Wegmann As Chief Corporate Development Officer

AGT International Releases Innovative Integrated Security and Safety Solution, SafeGRID to the Energy Market

Jens will be based in Zurich and responsible for corporate strategy, M&A transactions and identifying and establishing business partner relationships and alliances. He will also head the Energy, Water and Infrastructure and Oil & Gas business units. With over 20 years of international experience in various leadership positions, Jens is a recognized industry expert with outstanding market knowledge. An alumnus of Harvard Business School, Jens was previously CEO of Siemens' Industry Solutions division, one of the world's leading solution and service providers for industrial and infrastructure facilities. In http://www.linkedin.com/company/agt-international an earlier role he was the CEO of Siemen's global Security Solutions business, based in Switzerland. He is senior advisor to finance and view publisher site strategic investors and is on the board of portfolio companies. Mati Kochavi, Founder and CEO of AGT International, said "I am proud of the progress we made last year, including delivering an unprecedented number of projects and making exciting inroads into new markets. To continue to solve clients' problems better than anyone, AGT International will strive to be even more innovative and agile. Jens' appointment shows our willingness to continue to invest in the best talent and technology to further expand our global footprint." Jens Michael Wegmann, Chief Corporate Development Officer at AGT International, commented "I am delighted to have joined a 'one stop shop' solution company which solves problems in the field of security and public safety. New technology, markets and social change provide a range of opportunities and my role is to ensure AGT International addresses the safety and security challenges of the 21st Century to take advantage of them." About AGT International Founded in 2007, AGT International's technology solutions safeguard people, assets and infrastructure for public safety authorities, governments and corporations.

The unique integration of these elements improves situational awareness, helping electrical grid operators to manage threats and risks before they emerge. SafeGRID incorporates intelligent sensors, combined with advanced analytics that deliver real-time data and asset visibility in a unified manner to security, operations and maintenance staff. Ultimately, it enables electricity grid operators to predict, visualize and manage complex environments to deliver protection of people, assets, infrastructure, data and processes, as well as lowering the costs of maintenance and operations. Jens Wegmann, Chief Corporate Development Officer, AGT International, said: "We are very pleased to be releasing our new SafeGRID solution to the market at European Utility Week. Across the European energy market there is a real need for electrical grid operators to have unified situational awareness to decrease risks and threats, as well as to improve maintenance, operations and stability of grids. Our solution addresses these challenges delivering clear gains in operational efficiency, including improved emergency response when events do occur." Mati Kochavi, CEO and Founder, CEO AGT International, added: "As a pioneering company focused on making the world safer by leading the integration of devices and new information sources, AGT International understands the core security and safety challenges in electrical power generation, distribution and transmission. We are delighted to announce the release of our SafeGRID solution, to address the need for greater grid resiliency, especially as smart grids evolve.

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