Thomas Lausten assumes responsibility as the new CEO of MOBOTIX. On March 27, 2017, the supervisory board has appointed Thomas Lausten as new Chief Executive Officer. This "rounds-out" the management board composed of Dr. Oliver Gabel (CTO), Dr. Tristan Haage (CSO) and Klaus Kiener (CFO). Lausten has both corporate and medium-sized business experience. He was responsible as Global Sales Director at Siemens, as well as the Managing Director of the Nordic region in ADI Global Distribution. As Vice President of EMEA, Lausten contributed significantly to the success of Milestone Systems. He is familiar with MOBOTIX due to his previous experience in this market. “With Thomas Lausten, MOBOTIX was able to win a top manager from the video security industry,” says Yuji Ichimura, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MOBOTIX. “We are glad to have him on board as CEO of MOBOTIX”. Following Klaus Gesmann‘s resignation due to illness in February 2016 the company was led by the three management members without chairman. Effective from June 15, the management board consists of four members including Thomas Lausten.
Jernigan will manage the company’s business seeking out new opportunities to drive growth particularly in North America MOBOTIX recently announced the appointment of Keith Jernigan as General Manager of MOBOTIX Corp. Keith Jernigan is an experienced leader who has held key strategic roles in sales, business development and product management. He will manage the company’s business seeking out new opportunities to drive growth particularly in North America. “Keith is in the unique position to help build the North American markets on behalf of MOBOTIX as he delivers the experience needed to develop and nurture relationships with integrators and end users,” said Klaus Gesmann, CEO of MOBOTIX. “He has a proven track record for driving significant business growth, as well as leading security companies, making him a valuable asset to our organisation.” Keith Jernigan has extensive experience in sales, marketing, operations management and sales leadership and is a security industry veteran. Most recently, he was the Director and Government Programs Sector Head at G4S Technology, where he helped grow government revenue through market strategies and programs with key federal government entities. Prior to that, Jernigan served as the Vice President of Government Programs for Stanley Healthcare Solutions; Regional Director with Tyco Fire & Security/ADT; Branch Manager with ADT Security; and Business Development Director with Woolpert LLP. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Marketing from American International College. “I am eager to join the MOBOTIX team and use my experience to develop and maintain channel and end-user relationships,” Jernigan said. “Having lead teams and worked with a number of security and governmental agencies over the years, I’m confident that I can bring a new perspective to the MOBOTIX team, as well as the company’s sales and business development strategies.”