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.
Siklu, the market leader in millimeter wave radios, is proud to announce the addition of networking and wireless veteran Mike Newcomb to the position of General Manager for the Americas. Mike brings significant executive level experience in both channel and direct sales to Siklu.
Avigilon Corporation (TSX: AVO), provider of trusted security solutions, reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2017. “Marking our 37th consecutive quarter of year over year revenue growth, in Q1 we increased cash flow from operations by $12.5 million and reported strong gross margins,” said Alexander Fernandes, Avigilon’s Founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board.
Milestone Systems, the open platform company in IP video management software (VMS), announced that Jesper Just Jensen, former Head of Front End Innovation in the LEGO Group, will take on a new role as Milestone’s Vice President, Products. As VP, Products, Jesper Just Jensen will drive Milestone’s product strategy, including product management and product marketing, with focus on rolling out new open platform products to meet the future needs of the Milestone community.
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced that James J. (“Jim”) Cannon has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 19, 2017. Mr. Cannon will succeed Andy Teich, whose retirement after 33 years of service was previously announced on February 14, 2017.