ACRE Announces Don Joos as New CEO

For Immediate Release

Dallas (United States), May 3, 2022 – ACRE, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced that Don Joos will join the ACRE executive team as the company’s new CEO, effective May 23, 2022. Don is a proven and experienced technology leader who is well-positioned to lead ACRE through its next phase of growth. 

“Don joins the company at a pivotal time and is primed to deliver great leadership capacity to cover more ground, assess more opportunities, and speed decision making to best serve customers,” said Tzachi Wiesenfeld, Chairman of the Board of Directors, ACRE. “As a veteran leader with experience in the dynamics of the high-tech markets, Don will play an integral role in furthering our geographic and target market reach. I couldn’t be happier to have him on board as we capture significant opportunities to help our customers secure their world.”

“I’d also like to thank Joe Grillo for his tremendous contribution to ACRE, as the founder of the business back in 2012 and its CEO ever since,” he continued. “We wish him the best in his future endeavors. Together, all of us are excited about ACRE’s future and are enthusiastic about capitalizing on growth opportunities in the years ahead.”  

Don Joos is a creative leader with a proven track record of building and modernizing businesses through mergers, acquisitions, and innovative growth plays. He is a central driving force for global companies and works to consistently deliver customer, stakeholder, and shareholder value.  Don served as President and CEO at TPx Communications and previously had the same role at PGi, both Siris portfolio companies. He worked his way from Vice President of Global Services to ShoreTel’s president and CEO during a six-year tenure. Previously, he was Vice President of Global Services at Avaya. 

“Safety and security are a primary focus for organizations across the globe, and ACRE is ideally positioned to take hold of tremendous growth opportunities,” Don said. “I look forward to helping shape the company’s future and accelerate the outcomes we can drive for partners and customers while strengthening our industry leadership.”

About ACRE:

ACRE is a global leader in the delivery of integrated technologies and services. Since its formation in 2012, ACRE has played an instrumental role in the development and implementation of security technology initiatives on a global scale. Its Vanderbilt, TDS, Comnet, Open Options, Feenics, Matrix and RS2 brands deliver advanced solutions to thousands of customers around the world. Today, ACRE employs more than 500 employees in more than 25 countries. For more information, visit 

About Triton:

Since its establishment in 1997, Triton has sponsored ten funds, focused on businesses in the industrial tech, services, consumer and healthcare sectors. The Triton funds invest in and support the positive development of medium-sized businesses. The 49 companies currently in Triton’s portfolio have combined sales of about EUR 16 billion and employ around 104,000 employees. For more information, visit

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