Genetec announced two promotions within its executive leadership team. Guy Chenard, has been promoted to Chief Commercial Officer from his previous role of Vice President of Sales. Michel Chalouhi has taken on an international position within the company and is now Vice President of Global Sales. Both executives are based in North America and will travel throughout all geographic regions to set commercial strategy and organizational trajectory for the Genetec physical IP security solutions and operations software business.
BCDVideo announces the hiring of a 15-year security industry veteran Maureen Carlo. In her position of Business Development Manager, Maureen will be responsible for driving BCDVideo’s technology message and product platform to national and local security integrators, as well as Architectural & Engineering (A&E) firms throughout the Eastern United States. Maureen has a diverse industry background, including technology consultation, content development, system integrator, product portfolio manager, and marketing consultant.
DW® Complete Surveillance Solutions announces the appointment of security industry veteran James Somerville to the position of Director of Strategic Accounts. In his new role, Mr. Somerville will develop corporate-level relationships with national and regional system integrators and in turn, drive sales through their local offices.
PSA announced the call for presentations for PSA TEC 2019 is open. TEC, presented by PSA, is the premier education and networking event for all professional systems integrators in the security and audio-visual markets. TEC features industry leading education and certification programs, networking, and dedicated exhibit hours designed to advance the skills and expertise of industry professionals nationwide. This premier training venue is open to all industry professionals and is designed to meet the educational needs of all employees within an integrator’s organization.
Delta Scientific announced that Keith Bobrosky, has been awarded with a new title, senior vice president. Bobrosky started with Delta Scientific as a barrier applications engineer, tasked with completing the installation of dozens of systems for the U.S. Air Force.
Oncam has appointed Kyle Kayler as its new West Coast Sales Director. Kayler will play an instrumental role in helping drive business opportunities for Oncam within the western United States. In his new position with Oncam, Kayler will spearhead the development of innovative sales solutions that result in new revenue streams. He will also focus efforts on maximizing partner relationships and ensuring long-term customer success with Oncam solutions.
OnSSI has promoted Duncan Havlin to the position of National Sales Manager, effective September 25, 2017. As a member of the OnSSI sales team for the past five years as Western Regional Manager, Duncan has proven his product knowledge, customer relationship building and leadership abilities, making him well suited for the position.
Oncam announced the addition of industry veteran Chris Brown as Business Development Manager for the United Kingdom. In this role, Brown will be responsible for elevating the brand’s presence and technology initiatives in the retail, hospitality, stadium and events, education, transportation and city surveillance markets.
Arecont Vision® announces important changes to its executive management team in order to better position the company for continued growth. Arecont Vision has promoted several executives to larger roles as part of these changes. Raul Calderon has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of Arecont Vision. Scott Schafer, who has been Executive Vice President of Arecont Vision for the past nine years, has left the company.
Veracity has announced the appointment of industry veteran Jack Meltzer as Director of A&E Programs to help network architects, engineers and consultants develop expertise and specify projects incorporating Veracity solutions. Mr. Meltzer will focus on driving awareness of Veracity solutions and providing planning and support services to consultants, architects and engineers focused on the IP video market.
Hanwha Techwin America (HTA), a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, announced the development of its Inside Sales Department. Alyssa Van Sant will lead the department as the new Inside Sales Manager with Searah Hawkins, Joy Kang, and Tyler Spatz as Inside Sales Specialists and multiple other positions planned to be filled this year to support HTA STEP Dealer and sales growth.
Honeywell, a leader in products, software, and technologies for connected buildings and homes, announced Richard (Rich) Lattanzi as the president of Honeywell’s global security business and Dino Koutrouki as the president of Honeywell’s global fire business. In their new leadership roles, Lattanzi and Koutrouki will drive greater customer focus. Both will continue to report to Michael Flink, president of Honeywell Security and Fire.
StoneLock, a global leader in designing and manufacturing biometrics solutions, announced Jim Trani as the company’s Chief Technology Officer. Bringing forty years of experience in research and development of engineering solutions, Jim will lead StoneLock’s continued technology growth in developing biometric applications for identity and credential management. As CTO, Jim will create the technology vision for StoneLock and translate that vision into new products, through his management of the engineering teams.
ISONAS Inc., a leading Pure IP™ access control system manufacturer, announced that the company has added a new region to its sales map and appointed Kimberly Copanas, as the new Regional Sales Manager for the South East and Central US. In this role, Ms. Copanas will be responsible for growing sales within the designated region and will focus on advancing existing relationships built with ISONAS certified integrators, distribution partners, and manufacturer rep firms over the years as well as identifying relationship opportunities in new and emerging markets.
Hanwha Techwin America (HTA), a global supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, announced the appointment of company veteran Mr. Kichul (K.C.) Kim as the new president for the Americas. He replaces Mr. Soon Hong Ahn, who was promoted to Head of Global Sales and Strategic Marketing at the company’s headquarters in South Korea. Both appointments are effective immediately.
Securitas announced that Jeremy Brecher has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and has become a member of the Securitas North America Division Management Team. As CTO, Brecher’s new role will focus on customer‐facing technologies across all business lines in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, including cloud‐based customer portals, data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. He will be championing the development of the next generation cloud, security as a service (SaaS) and managed customer services for Securitas.
Vicon Industries, Inc., designer and manufacturer of video surveillance and access control software, hardware, and components, announced that Fredrik Wallberg is joining Vicon as the Company’s Director of A&E Services. Vicon has created this new position to further expand outreach, resources, and training to the A&E and consultant community, with the goal of simplifying the tasks they face in specifying surveillance solutions for today’s complex security challenges.
ISONAS Inc., a leading Pure IP™ access control system manufacturer, announced that the company has appointed Kenneth Minard as the new Regional Sales Manager on the east coast. Mr. Minard will be responsible for growing sales on the east coast in states east of the Mississippi River and work closely with ISONAS partners and customers. ISONAS has built long-term relationships with a team of certified integrators, distributors, and manufacturer rep firms that Mr. Minard will be partnering with and working to expand those relationships to new heights along with their business.
Johnson Controls today announced its board of directors has appointed Lynn Minella vice president, chief human resources officer effective June 14. She will also serve as a corporate officer. Minella succeeds Simon Davis who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.
Dahua Technology, a leading manufacturer of video surveillance solutions proven the world over, announces that Dahua Technology Co, Ltd has hired a new CEO to run the daily operations of the fast-growing company. Liquan Fu, Founder and Chairman of Dahua Technology worldwide, has recently hired Ke Li to build upon the momentum and success that Mr. Fu has set in place. Mr. Fu will continue to serve Dahua as Chairman of its board of directors.