PROVO, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--APX Alarm Security Solutions Inc., one of the nation's largest residential security alarm companies, today announced the appointment of Christopher A. Black as Chief Financial Officer.

Over the past 20 years, Black has held a number of senior executive positions for emerging high-growth and mid-cap companies. Most recently, he has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for American Commercial Lines, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACLI) where he helped lead the company to one of the most successful initial public offerings in the country during his tenure there.

Black brings significant amounts of experience and accomplishments to his new role at APX Alarm. He has an established track record in building strategic direction, executing high-growth business plans, improving operating performance, raising capital and positioning companies for future growth opportunities.

“In Chris, we have partnered with an experienced CFO with the experience and skill necessary as we enter a new and exciting period of accelerated growth at APX Alarm,” said APX Alarm CEO, Todd Pedersen. “We believe his extensive business experience and strategic acumen will greatly benefit our organization moving forward.”

Black stated, “I am very pleased to be joining APX and look forward to helping the company as at it moves into its next phase of growth. I have been very impressed with the management team and the board and am delighted to be part of this exciting team.”

Black received a B.A. degree from Wabash College and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Indiana State University.

About APX Alarm Security Solutions Inc.
APX Alarm’s mission is to help families protect and secure their future. Now in its 10th year of operations, APX Alarm is one of the fastest growing national security alarm companies providing world-class customer support and service to hundreds of thousands of customers
throughout North America. Currently, it is ranked #7 in the SDM list of the largest 100 security.