This is Verisure Securitas Direct

Protect what matters

Group management

Austin Lally

Group CEO / Chief Executive Officer

Luis Gil

President of Business Development & Expansion

Antonio Anguita

President of Iberia & Latin America

Olivier Allender

General Manager France, Belgium & Netherlands

Mattias Ringqvist

General Manager Sweden & Finland

Erwin Wieffering

Group CMO / Chief Marketing Officer

Matthias Hansen

Group CIO / Chief Information Officer

Benedict O'Halloran

Group CLO / Chief Legal Officer

Vincent Litrico

Group CFO / Chief Financial Officer

Marta Panzano Barbero

Group CHRO / Chief Human Resources Officer

Andrew Wells

Group CPSO / Chief Product & Service Officer

Andrew Wells

Group CPSO / Chief Product & Service Officer

Our vision

Home or business. Family or employees.
We keep it all safe.

We have become Europe’s leading provider of monitored security solutions because we take our customers' trust and security very seriously. In fact, we believe everyone has the right to feel safe and secure. Which is why we pursue this goal every single day.

Committed to making a difference, together

One of our core beliefs is that you achieve much more when you work together. By combining the expertise of people from different disciplines and cultures we develop industry-leading solutions that allow us to respond faster to situations which require rapid action.

About our technology

Innovation centre

Our innovation centre is where our experts are constantly researching, developing, testing and refining advanced security solutions that will bring greater peace of mind to our customers.

Messages & testimonials

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We provide expertise in every phase


In-house solution and technology design and development

Sales and
in- home/office demonstrations.
Professional installation and instruction.

Local neighbourhood presence, support and prevention

Customer service
and support,
24/7 monitoring, verification and response.

Customer  notification and control via mail, SMS, telephone and our app

Alarm intervention by guard, police, emergency services or other partners

Business partners

Business partners

To continually provide our customers with the best protection and security we partner with proven suppliers of security services. For instance, ASSA ABLOY helps our clients control their digital locks via the Verisure app. If you want to partner with us, we would love to meet you.

Who we are

This is us

We are 10,000+ men and women who know how to keep you feeling safe and protected. Our expertise, care, trust and dedication to making a difference is something you can expect and count on in everything that we do.

14 countries and growing

Verisure Securitas Direct is present in 14 countries. We are European market leader in monitored alarms and are expanding rapidly. We are also a major player in Brazil, Chile and Peru.

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Our history

  • 1934

    Securitas

    Securitas, the company Verisure derives from, is founded in Helsingborg, Sweden.

  • 1988

    Securitas Direct is founded

    Securitas Direct is founded 1988 as a division within Securitas. The idea is to offer affordable home alarms of high standard, starting with the Swedish market.

  • 1991

    Expanding abroad

    Our geographic expansion starts by establishing operations in Norway.

  • 1996

    Adding solutions for small businesses

    We sell our first alarm solutions to small businesses.

  • 2000

    We're going wireless

    We introduce the first wireless alarm.

  • 2005

    Catching burglars on tape

    We launch video verification so the alarm centre can immediately verify the cause of an alarm and quickly take appropriate action.

  • 2006

    Listed on the stock exchange

    Securitas Direct becomes a stand-alone company and is listed on the stock exchange.

  • 2008

    EQT acquires Securitas Direct

    We de-list from the stock exchange.

  • 2009

    Verisure is born

    The Verisure concept is introduced as a product brand - a future-proof technology platform for home alarms and future services.

  • 2010

    Hola South America

    Verisure is introduced in Chile, the first of several South American markets for us. It’s also the starting point of profiling Verisure as a consumer brand.

  • 2011

    New Ownership

    Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman become new owners of Verisure Holding

  • 2012

    1.5 million customers can't be wrong

    We break the 1.5 million customer barrier.

  • 2013

    Convenience and control

    Verisure expands its core business, professionally-monitored intrusion and fire alarms, to include smart, connected security services.

  • 2014

    European expansion

    We establish a presence in the UK and Italy.

  • 2015

    Two million customers - and counting

    In 2015 we were delighted to welcome our two millionth customer, further proof that our approach to protecting people and their property continues to resonate in many different countries.

  • 2016

    Customer led Innovation

    We are always listening & collecting input from you. Our customer led innovation creates opportunities and solutions to keep you, your family and employees better protected.