The office will be located just north of the famous Flatiron Building at 1140 Broadway Boon Edam Inc. recently announced that the company will open a full service office in New York City’s Manhattan borough on Broadway Avenue. This is the first time the company has expanded to a USA location outside its headquarters in Lillington, NC. The office will be located just north of the famous Flatiron Building at 1140 Broadway, and it opens for business on May 1st. Product showroom with latest equipments: The NYC Sales Office will enable Joel Johnson, Boon Edam’s Business Development Manager for the NYC area, to conduct educational presentations, business meetings and product demonstrations in a highly visible, central location for Boon Edam’s customers in the region. The office space will include a large meeting area as well as a product showroom to include a Tourlock 180+90 security revolving door, a Circlelock mantrap security portal and the entire range of state-of-the-art Speedlane Lifeline Series turnstiles, to be launched in North America April 15th at the ISC West exhibition in Las Vegas. Serving NYC Metro area customers: To further support its customers in the NYC Metro area, Boon Edam has hired Charles Smith as Technical Manager for a local service and installation team. This new team will assist with the installation, commissioning and ongoing maintenance of Boon Edam entrance products as well as offer free technical training and certification for local reseller partners. “The density of buildings and the sheer size of the New York metro area has always presented us with an incredible opportunity, and so far we’ve only scratched the surface,” stated Mark Borto, CEO for Boon Edam Inc. “You’ve got thousands of buildings in a climate with very cold winters, all with an increased need for physical security in today’s world. Our revolving doors provide measureable ROI by creating comfortable, energy-saving interiors, and our security doors and turnstiles can stop unauthorised entry into secure areas.” “In addition to our distributors in the area, the new sales office and dedicated field service team can apply focused expertise to significantly grow our business in this competitive market. By investing in a physical office in Manhattan, we are committed to providing superior availability and responsiveness. We can now meet with our customers, on their terms, to discuss and demonstrate the most appropriate entrance solutions for their application. And, our local technical team is there to ensure long term satisfaction. We’ve considered investing in New York for years and we’re excited that the time has arrived to take this big step.”
Boon Edam hired Kurt Measom and Dale Gigandet for the USA and Juan Manuel Perez for southern Mexico Boon Edam Inc. recently announced the hiring of new sales staff and the creation of new roles and departments to meet continued high demand for its security entrance products and revolving doors. The company has experienced record sales in the past four years, much of the growth coming from the sales of security products to Fortune 500 companies. “Today’s large corporate customers are installing security entrances for a wide variety of applications in the US and globally,” said Greg Schreiber, Vice President of Sales. “With this strong momentum in sales alongside our mission to deliver outstanding customer service, we are taking this opportunity to develop new and roles and responsibilities with more focused levels of support and expertise. In addition, we are investing significantly more resources to meet the expanding growth we are experiencing in Latin America.” Effective immediately are the following new hires and re-assignments: In the USA – Kurt Measom, a 16-year veteran of the company and formerly the Vice President of Technical Services at Boon Edam, will now assume a new role as Vice President Technology and Product Support. Mr. Measom’s mission will be to drive product development to meet the needs of end users and dealers, including working closely with access control providers to develop enterprise-level integration solutions for Boon Edam products, standardised technology platforms, modular architectures and other technologies. Boon Edam has hired Dale Gigandet, PE, CPP, CISSP, as the new Business Development Manager for the Northeastern United States. Mr. Gigandet is a seasoned, 30-year veteran of the security industry having held sales and management positions covering access control integration and video surveillance, most recently for companies such as Eaton, Bosch, Xtralis and Securitas. Joel Johnson, the previous Business Development Manager for the Northeast, will focus on continued business development exclusively in the New York City Metropolitan area. "Today’s large corporate customers are installing security entrances for a wide variety of applications in the US and globally" The company has chosen customer service representative Mr. Joshua Jones to launch a new Aftermarket Sales and Services department. Mr. Jones will be focusing on assisting existing customers with purchasing parts, service contracts, and retrofits and upgrades for previously installed products. Customer Service Representative Sara Harris has been appointed to the new position of Enterprise & National Accounts Customer Service, to support the efforts of Mr. Mark Perkins, Senior National Accounts Manager, in driving further business development with national and global corporations. In Latin America – Boon Edam has hired Juan Manuel Perez from Mexico City as a new Business Development Manager for central and southern Mexico. Mr. Perez has over 15 years’ experience in the field of security, both integration and distribution, serving a variety of engineering, sales and project management positions covering access control, fire detection, closed circuit television, among others. Magdalena Reyes will continue to serve as Business Development Manager for Northern Mexico, based in Monterrey. Jeannette Sweat, previously working as Inside Sales Support for Latin America, has been promoted to Business Development Manager for Latin America and the Carribbean. Additional support for Latin America are Myriam Martin, Inside Sales, and Sam Nussman,Technical Services and Training for Latin America. All Boon Edam support and classroom training sessions for Latin America are conducted in Spanish.