Simon Wilson will be using his extensive experience to establish mechatronics as a core product for ASSA ABLOY
Nick Bartlett (L) and Simon Wilson (R) are the new Business Development Manager & National Sales Account Manager respectively

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has appointed a new National Sales Manager and Business Development Manager, strengthening its electromechanical team.

Developing mechatronics

Having worked for ASSA ABLOY for 11 years with brands including ASSA, UNION, Adams Rite and Trimec, Simon Wilson will be using his extensive experience to establish mechatronics as a core product for ASSA ABLOY and promoting CLIQ throughout the country. Prior joining ASSA ABLOY, Simon held positions within technologies development for Sony UK and as a sales manager within Comet group.

New access control electronic products

Relatively new to ASSA ABLOY, Nick Bartlett has over 22 years experience in the security industry, including 12 years at Alpro Architectural Hardware and working as an access control manager at Aldridge Security. Nick will be commercially and strategically driving electromechanical products forward in his new role, actively identifying gaps in the UK market for future security and access control electronic products.

Simon Wilson, National Sales Manager -– CLIQ Remote, at ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, said: “In the last ten years the electromechanical market has doubled and mechatronics is allowing master keying to be brought into the technological age.

“CLIQ combines traditional locksmithing with modern IT and is just one example of how ASSA ABLOY is truly a leader in innovation. In my new role, I hope to continue the growth of CLIQ in a variety of different verticals and to show businesses how CLIQ can improve security without the associated cost and complexity.”

Nick Bartlett, Business Development Manager at ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, said: “There is so much new technology making its way into the market, from biometrics, to near field communication technology and the potential has not yet been fully realised, so I’m excited to be working with a strong product team to drive innovation through electromechanical products.”

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