James will drive strategies and opportunity for Viscount’s innovative product portfolio Viscount Systems, Inc., (“Viscount”), a software company specialising in physical and logical security solutions, announced the addition of Sarah James as Senior Director of Sales. James will drive strategies and opportunity for Viscount’s innovative product portfolio, including the IT-centric Freedom Access Control platform. She reports to Viscount CEO Scott Sieracki. Previous roles James is a results-driven professional with an extensive history of sales and business development experience in the security industry. Most recently, she served as the Director of Enterprise Sales with AMAG Technology, where she led and managed the execution of enterprise-level sales strategies across the AMAG technology portfolio. Previously, James held the role of Director of Business Development for AMAG, driving collaboration and prospects to maximise revenue. Over the course of her career, she has also held senior sales level positions with Tyco Security Products. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Management and Technology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Spearheading new opportunities “Viscount is a leading developer of some of the most disruptive security technologies available in today’s market and is uniquely positioned to drive new levels of growth in its target markets,” said James. “I look forward to leveraging my industry expertise to spearhead new revenue opportunities and am confident that I can lend a new perspective to position the company for sustained success.” “Sarah is a highly experienced sales executive who keenly understands today’s technology trends and the challenges customers face,” said Sieracki. “She has a proven track record of driving significant business growth, and will deliver valuable leadership experience to our sales team. We are certain that her expertise will be a valuable asset to the future of the Viscount organisation.”
Matthew Cardwell has joined AMAG as central region Business Development Manager AMAG Technology has restructured and expanded its Business Development Department to provide increased coverage throughout the US and exceptional customer service to its engineer and consultant customer base. The newest member of the expanding team is Matthew Cardwell. He has joined the Business Development team as the Central Region Business Development Manager. Based in Texas, he will work with architects, consultants and engineers primarily in the Midwest to cultivate relationships and identify new business. Matt reports to Director of Business Development, Sarah James. “The addition of Matt will allow the Business Development team to focus on a core group of customers in their area, and in turn provide more support,” said AMAG Technology, Director of Business Development, Sarah James. “Matt brings a Petrochemical expertise to the team, creating a valuable resource for our customers and within AMAG. We are excited to have him on the Business Development team.” Matt previously worked at Avigilon Corporation as its regional sales manager where he was responsible for driving new business, growing the partner channel and working with customers to design security systems. He was also the national account manager for the Petro-Chemical & Energy Division at Tyco IS. Seasoned veteran, Yvette Plymire has been appointed the new Central North Regional Sales Manager. She will be responsible for all sales support to Symmetry Authorised Resellers in the Central North region including Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri and Nebraska. Yvette will report to Vice President of Sales, Greg Love. “Our customers will find Yvette’s expertise and track record impressive,” said AMAG Technology, Vice President of Sales, Greg Love. “She will be a great asset to the company, sales team, and is ready to partner with our integrators in the Central North to increase their business.” Prior to AMAG, Yvette was a senior account executive for Midco Systems, Inc. where she sold highly integrated commercial systems to multi-high rise buildings, schools and petroleum facilities. She consistently won awards for highest sales, profits and most new accounts, and exceeded every revenue and profit goal for 13 years straight.