August 30, 2011
Jim O'Brien has been appointed vice president of sales at VPS, Inc., a provider of vacant property services and security, the company announced earlier this month. Prior to joining VPS, O'Brien was Midwest General Manager for UTC Fire and Security; Regional Enterprise Manager of Johnson Controls; and Director of Sales for McDaniel Fire Systems. He also served as District General Manager for Protection One in Oak Brook, Ill. where he was responsible for four fully-staffed offices during its changes in branch management. O'Brien started his career at ADT Security Services as Systems Manager responsible for large systems sales throughout the Chicago area.