Diversified has announced the acquisition of Rutledge AV, described as one of the top integrators in Australia,.
Fred D’Alessandro, Diversified founder and CEO was quoted as saying “I’m very excited for this endeavour, expanding our capabilities into the Australian market and being a true global technology partner for our clients,” said The Rutledge team and everything they’ve built is a testament to their strengths as an organisation and the synergy of our cultures, always a key deciding factor, promises continued growth and opportunity”.
Founded from humble beginnings in 1979 by Michael and Sandy Rutledge, Rutledge AV has grown into Australia’s largest AV integration specialist with offices across seven states and territories and over 350 AV professionals.
Andrew Morrice, Rutledge AV’s CEO said “We are very excited to be part of Diversified. The merger was a logical choice with numerous similarities between our businesses and Diversified’s innovative approach to the technology services industry. We can’t wait to start working together as one team.”
Rutledge AV will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Diversified, continuing to be a trusted partner to its clients while introducing Diversified’s portfolio of offerings and adding incremental value for their organisations. Andrew Morrice and team will lead Diversified’s expansion into Australia, helping establish Diversified’s operations in the region.