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November 16, 2023

Nice welcomes Paul Williams as Managing Director of the new Home Management Solutions Business Unit

His vision will guide us in building holistic home management experiences and shaping the trends of the future.

Oderzo (Italy), November 16th, 2023 Nice, global leader in Home Management Solutions, announces the appointment of Paul Williams – currently Chief Product Officer at Nice North America − as Managing Director of the new Home Management Solutions Business Unit, established to allow the company to oversee a worldwide approach to this sector to bridge the gap between technology, design, ease of use and sustainability, and make home an active, efficient and safe system capable of taking care of the people who live there, improving their quality of life and ultimately simplifying their everyday. In this role, Paul will join the global Nice Group Executive Team, reporting to Roberto Griffa, Group CEO at Nice.

The Home Management Solutions Business Unit aims to provide a holistic home management experience where integration and connectivity are key to creating living spaces where everyone can feel protected and free. Since joining Nice North America in 2022, Paul has been invaluable in taking this step forward: he has supported the product teams in exceeding customer expectations and being at the forefront of the strategy to successfully merge all companies operating in the region under one brand - leading consistency to the market.

"Strengthening our matrix structure with the new Home Management Solutions Business Unit is more than a strategic step: it is about anticipating the future. It gives us greater flexibility, sharper focus, and an enhanced ability to innovate. And it is leaders like Paul − with their vision for connected solutions and customer-centric ecosystems − who make me confident that all these factors are moving us towards the right direction”, says Roberto Griffa, Group CEO at Nice.

"Taking on the leadership of the Home Management Solutions Business Unit is more than a new role for me; it is a chance to redefine how we interact with our homes and evolve our development culture. My vision is for us to be highly focused on delivering holistic experiences for our users, crafting solutions rooted in powerful platforms and interconnected ecosystems. I genuinely believe that by creating complete solutions, we are not only meeting expectations but surpassing them, bringing unparalleled value and satisfaction to our customers", affirms Paul Williams, new Managing Director of the Home Management Solutions Business Unit.

Prior to joining Nice, Paul Williams spent nearly 15 years at Control4, where he held numerous senior leadership positions in the areas of; operations, support, hospitality sales and product / R&D. After Control4, he then joined GE Lighting, where he built a team that has created a do-it-yourself smart home ecosystem integrating dozens of products and a mobile app experience that is now used by millions of consumers.

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Founded in the early 90s, Nice is a global leader in the Home Management Solutions, with a complete offer of integrated solutions for the automation of gates, garages, solar shading systems, parking systems, wireless alarm systems and home security, for residential, commercial and industrial applications; smart and connected systems for residential and commercial applications, for the security, access control, AI (Artificial Intelligence), health & wellness, control and power / AV industries. Nice has started a strategic path towards growth and expansion of its portfolio of connected systems and platforms, to offer a wide choice of customizable solutions and ease of use for the final consumer. Added to this is the strengthening and expansion in markets with high growth potential; the expansion, as well as a renewed branding activity, to compete in new market segments. Nice today can count on an organization of over 2,800 people across 5 continents, equipped with a rich set of skills and different cultures, as well as 15 R&D centers and 13 production plants serving its partners and customers in over 100 countries around the world.

The excellence of Nice and innovative drive of its home management solutions are now being recognized worldwide. In 2023 the company won 8 prestigious industry awards at the CEDIA Expo in Denver (USA), while at the EI Live! Europe event in Farnborough (UK) it is honored with the Smart Building Awards for Best Dedicated Touch Screen Controller and Best Software Release for Home Management OS 8.8", leading to its global recognition as one of the best home management software.

In Italy, Nice has been acknowledged as Best Managed Company by Deloitte Private and mentioned among the 1.000 Best Performing Companies in Treviso by ItalyPost.

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