Michel Chalouhi

Genetec Appoints Jason de Souza as Managing Director for Latin America & the Caribbean

Genetec announced the appointment of Jason de Souza as the new Managing Director for Latin America & the Caribbean (LATCAR). With over 25 years of experience in the IT and security sectors, de Souza brings a proven track record of delivering results, growing revenue, and building long-term relationships with customers, partners, and stakeholders across the diverse and dynamic Latin American region. In his new role, de Souza will be responsible for developing and executing the regional strategy, expanding market share, and leading a high-performance team.

Genetec Expands Global Presence with New R&D Hubs and Experience Centers to Support Rapid Growth

Genetec announced the opening of several new R&D hubs, Experience Centers, and the expansion of several offices around the world. Underscoring its commitment to innovation, Genetec is expanding its global footprint with the establishment and expansion of new research and development hubs in strategic locations worldwide.

Genetec Announces Availability of Security Center SaaS

Genetec announced the availability of Security Center SaaS from its global network of certified partners. A massively scalable, open, and unified software as a service (SaaS) solution, the new offering will combine access control, video management, forensic search, intrusion monitoring, automation, and many other advanced security capabilities.

Genetec Opens New Office and State-of-the-art Experience Center in Washington, D.C.

Genetec announced the opening of a new office and state-of-the-art experience center in Washington, D.C. Named DCXC, the experience center showcases innovative solutions from Genetec and its large ecosystem of industry-leading technology partners. The on-site Technology Center operates as a fully functioning Security Operation Center (SOC), providing an immersive experience for customers in any industry to see how Genetec solutions can directly enhance their security and operations.

Genetec Makes New Strategic Appointments in Europe

Genetec announced a number of strategic hires in Europe to support the company’s sustained growth in both Europe and the Middle East. Francesco Serra, has taken on the role of Vice President of Sales for Europe, based in the Genetec European headquarters in Paris. Having held senior roles with Siemens, Avaya and Polycom, Francesco brings over 25 years of management experience in the technology industry. In his new role, Francesco will be responsible for driving the Genetec European sales and channel operations.

Genetec Names New Executive Management Members

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.