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5 Security Industry Greats Join SSI Hall of Fame

Pat Comunale

Current Status: President – Global Security Solutions for Tri-Ed Distribution

Why He’s on the List

  • More than 25 years of leadership and expertise building businesses and relationships in security manufacturing and distribution
  • In 2005, was part of the management team that acquired Tri-Ed from Tyco
  • As COO, led Tri-Ed Distribution to double-digit growth, with multiple regional distributor acquisitions and opening of 20+ new locations
  • Took over role of president and COO when Tri-Ed merged with Northern Video Systems in 2010, ascending to CEO two years later
  • In 2014, after Tri-Ed was acquired by Anixter, he was elevated to president of Global Security Solutions
  • Long an active supporter of industry associations, he presently sits on the Security Industry Association (SIA) Board

For a more in depth look at Communale’s contributions to the electronic security industry, click here.


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