Published on 26 November, 2014
Billy brings over ten years' experience from across the security buying chain
IDIS has announced the appointment of Billy Hopkins to the role of Regional Sales Manager based out of the IDIS European headquarters in Brentford, London. Billy will manage distribution sales in South East England to meet increased demand for next generation DirectIP™ high-definition (HD) surveillance solutions. Taking responsibility for leveraging and nurturing new and existing distribution partnerships, Billy will also take an active role in developing bespoke marketing and sales initiatives to drive value for IDIS partners including iCenterHD, Security Supplies and ProVision.
Billy brings with him over ten years’ experience from across the security buying chain including installation engineer through to manufacturer and distributor sales roles. His expertise encompasses a deep understanding of analogue and IP surveillance and access control systems from some of the best known brands in the security industry. Billy’s previous roles have included engineering at Chubb Security, business development at Norbain SD, technical support at Samsung Techwin and he most recently held the position of technical sales manager for Focus Security Distribution.
Commenting on his appointment, Jamie Barnfield, Senior Sales Manager at IDIS Europe, said, “I’m thrilled to welcome Billy on board. He is already bringing unique insight to the requirements of our distribution and systems integration partners, from both a surveillance technology perspective as well as sales and account management. Billy’s a very welcome addition to the UK sales team and will play an instrumental part in growing sales for both IDIS and its partners.”
Billy Hopkins, Regional Sales Manager, said of his appointment, “I’m delighted to be joining IDIS at a time of huge growth and continued investment in the business. I’m looking forward to working with our channel partners to develop the successful and long term business relationships that IDIS is well-known for in the security market.”