New to RBH Security Group Ltd is Nick Bartlett, who joins as Business Development Manager to the UK. Nick has over 20 years’ experience in the industry, specialising in access control, and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to an already strong and progressive RBH team. Caine Jenkins, UK Operations Manager for RBH Security Group said: “We are delighted to welcome Nick on board; his vast knowledge of the industry will be invaluable in promoting and supporting the Axiom product range through our approved distributor network".
Nick Bartlett (L) and Simon Wilson (R) are the new Business Development Manager & National Sales Account Manager respectively ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has appointed a new National Sales Manager and Business Development Manager, strengthening its electromechanical team. Developing mechatronics Having worked for ASSA ABLOY for 11 years with brands including ASSA, UNION, Adams Rite and Trimec, Simon Wilson will be using his extensive experience to establish mechatronics as a core product for ASSA ABLOY and promoting CLIQ throughout the country. Prior joining ASSA ABLOY, Simon held positions within technologies development for Sony UK and as a sales manager within Comet group. New access control electronic products Relatively new to ASSA ABLOY, Nick Bartlett has over 22 years experience in the security industry, including 12 years at Alpro Architectural Hardware and working as an access control manager at Aldridge Security. Nick will be commercially and strategically driving electromechanical products forward in his new role, actively identifying gaps in the UK market for future security and access control electronic products. Simon Wilson, National Sales Manager -– CLIQ Remote, at ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, said: “In the last ten years the electromechanical market has doubled and mechatronics is allowing master keying to be brought into the technological age. “CLIQ combines traditional locksmithing with modern IT and is just one example of how ASSA ABLOY is truly a leader in innovation. In my new role, I hope to continue the growth of CLIQ in a variety of different verticals and to show businesses how CLIQ can improve security without the associated cost and complexity.” Nick Bartlett, Business Development Manager at ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, said: “There is so much new technology making its way into the market, from biometrics, to near field communication technology and the potential has not yet been fully realised, so I’m excited to be working with a strong product team to drive innovation through electromechanical products.”
This latest round of TDSi appointments follows an impressive set of recent recruitments across the company Integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi announces the appointment of its new Graduate Software Developer; Thomas Bird and Senior Export Technical Support Engineer; Kevan Fry. Reflecting on the appointments, John Davies, Managing Director of TDSi commented, “Software has rapidly become an essential facet of any security provider’s offering and at TDSi it is as much a focus for our development as our hardware products. We have a highly talented and experienced development team, but it’s also a discipline that is very rapidly evolving. An important part of keeping our team fresh is taking on young people with a flair and passion to develop our offering – so I am delighted to welcome Thomas Bird as our latest graduate recruit.” Thomas studied A-Levels at Exeter College before gaining a first class degree in Mathematics at Portsmouth University. He went on to study a Master’s Degree in Advanced Mathematics at Exeter University and graduated with a merit. Growing the technical support team, which assists both partners and customers, is equally vital, as John Davies added, “As well as developing the right products we need to ensure these systems can be successfully installed and integrated at customer sites around the world – so I am equally pleased to welcome Kevan to the team. He will be available to support our export partners and their technical needs or enquires wherever they are in the world.” Before taking on the new role, Kevan previously worked with TDSi as a contractor, as well as being an EPOS systems engineer and also a Radar Technician with the Royal Air Force. Upon accepting the new role he commented, “I enjoy learning and training with new technology as well as travelling and meeting new people – so being the new Senior Export Technical Support Engineer is a perfect role for me. TDSi and its team have a great energy and I look forward to being a key part of the ongoing success.” This latest round of TDSi appointments follows an impressive set of recent recruitments across the company, which have included Poole-based Officer Manager; Kathryn Sutcliffe, exports Customer Care Advisor; Jody Hayter and TDSi France’s new Paris-based Assistante Technico-Commerciale; Samia Dali. TDSi has also bolstered its sales team this year with the appointments of Regional Account Manager for Northern UK Nick Bartlett and the Director of UK Sales, Adam Norris.
TDSi has enhanced its export support with the appointment of Jody Hayter to Customer Care Advisor To meet fresh growth and increased business, integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi has expanded its UK Head Office team with the addition of new Office Manager, Kathryn Sutcliffe as well as its French Office, with Samia Dali joining the company as Assistante Technico-Commerciale. TDSi has further enhanced its export support with the appointment of Jody Hayter to a dedicated Export Customer Care Advisor role. TDSi's Managing Director, John Davies commented, “To meet the needs of our growing business we’re bringing further fresh talent to the TDSi team. Kathryn joins us in a brand new role of Office Manager in Poole at a crucial stage, with product development leaping ahead and the continued evolution of our partner programme. I am also delighted to announce the appointment of Jody Hayter to our export team, a key part of our business that accounts for 40% of our sales and is an essential ingredient to our continued growth. It is also exciting to be able to welcome Samia Dali to our French team – which continues to build our customer base in a busy market, both domestically and also in French-speaking Africa.” Kathryn Sutcliffe joins the Poole Head Office from the role of Events Manager at Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Her wealth of organisational experience includes being a Council Member of Dorset Junior Chamber, a role at Inspire Professional Services and as the PA to Brian Iddon MP at the House of Commons. Kathryn is also one of the team behind the annual Dorset Business Awards, which celebrates the county's most vibrant businesses and its contribution to the UK economy as a whole. On taking on her new role Kathryn commented, “I am excited to be joining the TDSi team, a good example of a growing and forward-looking business that is expanding well beyond its local roots.” "To meet the needs of our growing business we’re bringing further fresh talent to the TDSi team. Kathryn joins us in a brand new role of Office Manager in Poole at a crucial stage, with product development leaping ahead and the continued evolution of our partner programme" Jody Hayter starts her new role as Customer Care Advisor having worked for TDSi the past 14 years. She started her career at the company as a Revenue Systems Administrator back in September 2000. Reflecting on her new role, Jody commented, “As part of a dynamic team, I’ve built good relationships with our customers and we pride ourselves on consistently delivering excellent levels of service. I’ve been involved with both our UK and overseas accounts during my career at TDSi so far and in my new role I am now focusing on working with our customers in TDSi’s ever-growing export markets.” Samia Dali has joined the TDSi France team at Noisey Le Grand near Paris to support business growth both in France and French-speaking Africa. With additional fluency in both English and Arabic, Samia is ideally placed to help the team leverage further business growth. Before joining TDSi Samia assisted with commercial and administrative management with HAIER and enjoys volunteer work with Secours Populaire Francais. John Davies added, “Growing the TDSi team is always exciting and especially so when it is across the business - as is the case with our latest raft of new roles. In Kathryn’s case, the logistics of running a busy, growing office and warehouse means that we require a dedicated office manager to ensure operations run like clockwork. Not only does our Poole office serve the UK, it is also a central hub for our UK manufactured products to be distributed globally. Therefore it is very fitting that Jody has moved to our crucial exports division and Samia is helping us expand in the French-speaking markets.” TDSi has recently recruited a number of new staff members to match its recent growth in business, including Regional Account Manager North, Nick Bartlett, Software Test Engineer, Neil Smiley and Strategic Business Development Manager Dan England.
TDSi will talk about the benefits of its partner program, which include technical and sales support for Platinum and Gold partners Integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi will be exhibiting at the Security TWENTY 14 Conference North at the Hilton Deansgate Hotel in Manchester on Tuesday 8th July 2014. As well as exhibiting its latest integrated security products and services, TDSi will also be introducing its new Regional Account Manager for the north, Nick Bartlett, to local partners and customers. Adam Norris, UK Sales Director of TDSi commented, “The Security TWENTY 14 Conference North is a perfect opportunity for TDSi’s partners and end users to meet Nick and to discuss any specific security needs they might have. It’s also an ideal opportunity for us to meet our northern accounts and to understand better the current market drivers and trends in the region. We have already attended the Security TWENTY 14 South Conference in Bristol earlier this year and will be continuing to promote TDSi’s ambitious plans for further growth. We will also be talking about the benefits of becoming a TDSi partner, which include comprehensive technical and sales support for Platinum and Gold partners.” The Security TWENTY 14 conferences are designed to bring together manufacturers, specifiers, installers and end users to open fruitful lines of communication between all the interested parties. The main conference includes speakers from across the security sector addressing topics and issues which are relevant to everyone involved in it, as well as the exhibition which accompanies it. Nick Bartlett added, “We are always looking to explore how we can best tailor our services and products to fully meet the expectations of both installers and customers. Talking to people who install and use security products every day helps us to ensure we are developing the right solutions for these needs and ensures that TDSi remains the security manufacturer of choice in the market. I encourage anyone attending the event to come and have a chat with me and the team to see how we can help to fully address your security needs.” Installers, end users, consultants, private contractors for the police or armed services and security service buyers can qualify for VIP visitor status and attend for the conference for free.