Ms. Dougan was named 2012 Woman of the Year in the manufacturer category by the Women’s Security Council Arecont Vision has announced the retirement of Carole Dougan as Vice President of North American Sales. “Carole joined Arecont Vision six years ago as our Vice President of Strategic Accounts for the Americas. She did an excellent job building our business with our top distributors and systems integrators based in the USA,” said Scott Schafer, Executive Vice President, Arecont Vision. “When we promoted Carole to Vice President of North American Sales in 2012, she built a strong sales organisation that brought many new field sales people into the company that are contributing to our success today and will continue to do so in the future.” Growth of the company During Ms. Dougan’s tenure with Arecont Vision, the company dramatically grew its business in North America. North American sales are on plan for the first half of 2016, achieving significant year-to-date growth over the same period in the preceding year. “I leave Arecont Vision feeling very thankful,” said Ms. Dougan. “Being a part of this company has allowed me to grow both professionally and personally, working with an outstanding group of people and offering industry-leading products and support. It is now time for me to play a larger role in the lives of my spouse, my step-children and grandchildren, my family in New York, and my circle of friends.” Work History Ms. Dougan began working part time at age 14, and while still in school at age 16 she began working full time. Her forty-year career includes over 31 years in the security industry. Ms. Dougan was named 2012 Woman of the Year in the manufacturer category by the Women’s Security Council. During her tenure, Arecont Vision won significant channel partner awards and industry recognition in North America. “Carole and I have worked together for 12 years at both Arecont Vision and in previous assignments, and I will miss working with her going forward. She was someone we could always count on,” said Mr. Schafer. “I do know how excited Carole is about the next stage of her life, and that all of us at Arecont Vision wish her the best in the future.” New Promotions Arecont Vision has also announced important promotions in the North American Sales organisation. Two proven sales directors were promoted to regional vice president positions. Kyle Parker has been promoted to Regional Vice President, North American Sales West. Mr. Parker joined the company as Sales Director, North Central Region in 2013. Chris Sessa has been promoted to Regional Vice President, North America Sales East. Mr. Sessa joined Arecont Vision in 2009 as Sales Director, Eastern Region.
Wave Representatives will work closely with the Arecont Vision regional sales team to drive sales activity Arecont Vision®, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, has added Wave Representatives as the new manufacturer’s representatives for Southern California, Arizona, Hawaii, and parts of Southern Nevada. Wave Representatives will work closely with the Arecont Vision regional sales team to drive the continued growth of sales activity with systems integrators, distributors, and partners for customer projects throughout their assigned territory. Driving sales for megapixel cameras “Wave Representatives have built a skilled and experienced team for the delivery of professional security and surveillance products, including those who have already brought Arecont Vision cameras to customers in their territory,” said Carole Dougan, Vice President of North American Sales, Arecont Vision. “We believe that their proven abilities, enthusiasm, and knowledge are a great fit for Arecont Vision and our customers and prospects across Southern California, Arizona, Hawaii, and Southern Nevada.” “Our experience with Arecont Vision megapixel cameras has already been a very positive one for many of our customers across the region,” said David March, CEO, Wave Representatives. “The Wave team is extremely pleased to be able to offer the leading megapixel cameras in the industry and offer the outstanding features, demonstrated reliability, and outstanding customer support that only Arecont Vision can deliver to customers and prospects across the territory.” Visit Arecont Vision at ISC West, booth 8045, April 6-8, 2016 to meet with the Wave Representatives team, and to learn more about Arecont Vision megapixel cameras.
Doyle will be responsible for managing new and existing accounts as the company grows in the region Arecont Vision®, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, has announced Cindy Doyle as the Regional Sales Manager for the San Francisco Bay area. In her new position, Doyle will be responsible for managing new and existing accounts as the company continues its growth in the region. Background “Cindy’s sales experience and technology expertise will be valuable in introducing our market-leading technology to our growing customer base in the region,” said Carole Dougan, Vice President of North American Sales, Arecont Vision. “Her knowledge and support will further complement our strong portfolio and distribution channels.” Doyle comes to Arecont Vision with more than 20 years of industry experience. She has served in strategic account or director level positions with companies such as Sentry Technology, Hirsch Electronics, Quantum Secure, and Identiv. This experience has provided her the opportunity to work with channel partners, consultants, large commercial entities, and multiple layers of government. Doyle has served as the membership chair for American Society of Industrial Security for the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter and participated in various committee roles. “It’s an exciting time to join the Arecont Vision® team,” said Ms. Doyle. “I look forward to building on our presence and working with our customers and sales partners in the Bay area.”
John Voyatzis has over 10 years’ experience with security and surveillance technologies Arecont Vision®, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, has announced that John Voyatzis has joined the company as Director of Sales for Canada. Voyatzis will apply his extensive industry experience to support Arecont Vision® customers, integrators, and technology partners, while generating new business to further grow Arecont Vision®’s presence in the Canadian market. “John’s proven success record with IP and megapixel cameras makes him a valuable addition to the Arecont Vision® sales team,” said Carole Dougan, Vice President, North American Sales. “We are excited to have John onboard, and we’re confident that he will be highly successful driving our business with Canadian customers and sales partners.” An industry veteran with more than 10 years’ experience with security and surveillance technologies, Voyatzis comes to Arecont Vision® from Avigilon, where he was instrumental in expanding the company’s channel partnerships and market share in the eastern Canada region. Prior to that, he was Canadian Sales Manager for Verint Systems, with responsibility for distribution, resellers, and manufacturer’s representatives. “Arecont Vision®’s superior performance and value has driven the growth of its business footprint across Canada,” said Voyatzis. “I am excited for the opportunity to join Arecont Vision®’s global sales team and further develop our growing roster of customers, while supporting our integrators and technology partners across the country.”
Lindblad will also work with Arecont Vision’s North American sales team to support Regional Sales Leaders Arecont Vision, the industry leader in IP-based megapixel camera technology, announces that Greg Lindblad has been named Managing Director – Strategic Accounts. In his new role with Arecont Vision, Lindblad will manage Arecont Vision’s Strategic Accounts Program with specific emphasis on supporting National Systems Integrators (NSIs) and select strategic distribution partners. He will also work closely with Arecont Vision’s North American sales team to support Regional Sales Leaders (RSLs), manufacturers’ representatives, FAEs, and ISMs in the program. “Greg’s experience and proven ability to manage and grow strategic account programs makes him an excellent addition to the Arecont Vision team,” said Carole Dougan, Vice President, North American Sales, Arecont Vision. “We’re confident that he will play an instrumental role in further driving market share, delivering powerful solutions to new customers, and increasing our revenue with our current systems integrators and distributors.” “It’s exciting to be joining a fast-growing, innovative company with a solidly focused vision,” said Greg Lindblad. “I look forward to sharing the benefits of Arecont Vision’s megapixel camera line with our current and future strategic partners.” Lindblad comes to Arecont Vision from Axis Communications where he was instrumental in developing the company’s strategic accounts program, building a field sales team for NSI sales support, and growing overall strategic accounts revenue into a significant component of Axis’ overall sales volume.
KLM Marketing will represent Arecont Vision in the Mid-Atlantic region of the US Arecont Vision, the industry leader in IP megapixel camera technology, is pleased to announce that KLM Marketing (KLM) now represents the company in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, specifically Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Delaware, Southern New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. “We are excited to have Paul Walter and his associates at KLM come on board to represent Arecont Vision products in this important region,” said Carole Dougan, Vice President – North America Sales, Arecont Vision. “The KLM team is keenly focused on technology and customer service, making them a perfect fit with our company. They have the experience to educate systems integrators and end users about the advantages of megapixel imaging and to quickly impact our sales efforts in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.” “In our search for a new video offering, all our distribution partners said the same thing – look at Arecont Vision,” said Paul Walter, Partner, KLM Marketing. “Arecont Vision is the proven technology leader in the megapixel camera space. With over ten years and four generations of H.264 cameras, Arecont Vision has consistently been a leader in both quality and technology.”
B&T Sales represents Arecont Vision in Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and New Mexico Arecont Vision, the industry leader in IP megapixel camera technology, is pleased to announce that B&T Sales now represents the company in the Mountain West region of the United States, specifically Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and New Mexico. “We are excited to have B&T Sales join us to drive sales of our megapixel technology in the Mountain West, a rapidly growing market for Arecont Vision,” said Carole Dougan, Vice President – North America Sales, Arecont Vision. “B&T Sales have distinguished themselves as knowledgeable manufacturer representatives who are focused on helping systems integrators deliver real solutions and value to their end user customers: the very principles Arecont Vision is built upon.” “B&T Sales is excited to represent one of the market leaders in megapixel technology,” said Tom McAfee, Owner, B&T Sales. “We look for companies to represent that have cutting edge products for today’s market; but keep one eye on the future to stay out in front of their competitors. Arecont Vision continues to set the example for others to follow.”