Biography

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Jim DeVries

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jim DeVries was promoted to CEO and President in December 2018 after leading many of ADT’s operational and strategic improvements. Jim had served as President since September 2017 and had joined ADT as Chief Operating Officer in May 2016. Prior to joining ADT, Jim held senior leadership roles at leading companies in the insurance, financial services and telecommunications industries, including most recently as Executive Vice President for Allstate Brand Operations. Before joining Allstate, he was Senior Vice President of Human Resources at the Principal Financial Group, and Vice President for Corporate Services and Human Resources at Ameritech’s Monitoring and Security Services Division. He received a bachelor’s degree from Trinity College, a master’s degree from Loyola University, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.