Diversified buys Rutledge AV, forges into Australian market
US headquartered technology provider Diversified has bought Australian integrator Rutledge AV as part of continued global expansion.
The move will help Diversified, which won the Control Room Project of the Year prize at the 2019 InAVation Awards, provide local support to clients.
Kevin Collins, president of Diversified, said: "Much of our strategic international growth has led us to this point, where we now have established entities in almost all continents across the globe."
Rutledge AV was founded in 1979 by Michael and Sandy Rutledge and now has offices across seven states and territories, employing more than 350 staff.
Rutledge AV will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Diversified and will deliver Diversified's portfolio of offerings in Australia. Andrew Morrice, CEO of Rutledge AV, and his team will lead Diversified's expansion into Australia.