|Wood brings years of customer experience focus, coupled with knowledge of SALTO products|
SALTO Systems has announced the incorporation of Bill Wood as President of SALTO Systems North America as of August 1st, 2016. In this new role, Wood will be responsible for both the commercial and hospitality business lines in the United States and Canada. He will report to Marc Handels, SALTO's Chief Sales and Marketing Officer.
Modern security knowledge
Wood’s demonstrated years of customer experience focus, coupled with his knowledge of SALTO products and technologies since SALTO's initial arrival in the U.S. will provide valuable insights and leadership to the team. Beyond SALTO’s vast range of electronic locking products, Wood knows well other key elements of modern security products and complex applications in critical market segments for SALTO's products and services such as Education, Healthcare, Industrial, Commercial and Residential.
SALTO's North American presence
SALTO’s presence in the North American market continues to grow steadily, with sales of over $20M in 2015, adding impressive applications as well as further strengthening the company’s commercial network of partners. SALTO Systems’ CEO Javier Roquero explained, “Bill is the ideal person to take over the role of SALTO Americas President, a position that I have held these last years. We know that Bill understands SALTO as a company, our vision and values, and of course our portfolio of products and solutions.”
Handels himself stressed, “We are more convinced than ever that SALTO’s secure, flexible and convenient solutions have outstanding opportunities in the massive U.S. and Canadian markets. Working with our excellent local teams in both the Commercial and Hospitality markets, we are better positioned than ever to capture this exciting market growth with Bill leading the team.”
Wood commented, “After working with SALTO’s team, products and services for over 10 years, I’ve come to know first-hand the value that these solutions bring to end-users’ unique challenges. SALTO’s portfolio continues to evolve as the team continues to deliver products and services that exceed customer expectations and market needs. I am anxious to work with such an outstanding team of professionals to help make SALTO the North American market leader.”