Alula Appoints Brian McLaughlin as CEO

ChampionScott Partners is delighted to announce the appointment of Brian McLaughlin as Chief Executive Officer at Alula Holdings, LLC, Private Equity sponsored by ABS Capital.  Alula includes two award-winning security system leaders ( ipDatatel and Resolution Products) that, together, create the most advanced smart security platform designed to meet the needs of today’s customers while simplifying business for professional security dealers, installers and integrators.

Brian brings over 25 years of valuable leadership experience with him to Alula. Most recently he served as President of the Transportation Mobility division of Trimble, a global connected transportation technology company. Prior to Trimble, Brian was President of PeopleNet which he joined in 2001 and led PeopleNet through its acquisition by Trimble in 2011. During his tenure at PeopleNet, Brian led global, high performance product innovation, marketing, and sales teams while transitioning the company to a SaaS solutions business. Brian is also a leader within the industry, helping to shape policy standards while working with numerous industry and market-focused organizations on technology and safety initiatives.  Alula, ABS Capital and, ChampionScott are confident, the IoT Home Automation / Security Solutions sector will greatly benefit from Brian’s leadership, innovation and vision in the next stage of the industry’s evolution.

Brian earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University and MBA from the University of St. Thomas.

About Alula
Alula is the only security platform that delivers security simplified for independent security dealers and installers and the customers who rely on their service and expertise. Today, thousands of dealers across North America have over 250,000 active locations secured and connected with Alula. Designed for professional security professionals, the Alula platform provides a complete security, alarm, video and automation solution for renters, homeowners and commercial installations. Alula is a business-driven security platform designed to reduce truck rolls, increase RMR, simplify inventory and put dealers in control of their business, their customers and their revenue. The Alula platform is available nationwide through distributors that cater to the alarm and integrator industry.

About ChampionScott Partners
ChampionScott Partners is a leading retained executive search firm focused on delivering leadership solutions for technology and technology-enabled companies, globally.  Throughout every search we undertake, we apply the strategic insights of an experienced search partner, the operating skills of an internationally expert management team, and the recruiting abilities of a premiere executive search firm.  For more information, please visit or contact Stephanie McGuire or Geoff Champion.