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AD Network Video expands its network of security industry professionals with two new appointments

Published on 21 April, 2010
AD Network Video, integrated system solutions provider, appoints new professionals for UK team
Tony Lannon brings with him over 20 years of CCTV transmission and network design engineering know-how

AD Network Video - the recently established enterprise video arm of AD Group - announces two major appointments to further strengthen its UK team. Tony Lannon joins as Systems Consultant and Rob Drewery as Systems Sales Engineer. Lannon is to be based at AD Group's headquarters in Daresbury, Cheshire, giving him ready access to the Group's technical team to support large-scale AD Network Video projects, while it is planned that Drewery will work out of AD Network Video's office in Bicester, Oxfordshire.

This growth in the AD Network Video team reflects increased demand for integrated systems, specifically high-end enterprise video solutions. AD Network Video, which was launched to market at IFSEC last year, offers a one-stop resource for large scale video surveillance projects where consultants, installers, and end users are planning to combine the latest NetVu Connected CCTV technology, from AD Group, including Dedicated Micros high-end server and IP products; mobile CCTV such as the award-winning TransVu and CCTV-based Video Smoke Detection from D-Tec.

AD Network Video offers a one-stop resource for large scale video surveillance projects

AD Network Video's newly appointed Systems Consultant, Tony Lannon brings with him over 20 years of transmission and network design engineering know-how. Lannon started out in telecommunications with BT as a Transmission Network Engineer designing System X Telephone Exchanges. He moved into the security industry as an Installation Engineer for Smart-Tech Surveillance Ltd and was then a Technical Sales Consultant for AT Solutions responsible for the design and installation of IP Networks for CCTV and IT. Lannon returned, briefly, to the telecoms as a Senior Commissioning Engineer with Graniou, working on the design and roll-out of the new BT 21CN fibre network, and then moved back to the security sector working for Norbain CCD as a Sales Engineer and, most recently, was with BT Business Direct as a Brand Manager, consulting in-house on the procurement of their new CCTV range.

 Rob Drewery, Systems Sales Engineer at AD Network Video
 Rob Drewery, Joins AD Network Video this month as Systems Sales Engineer
Rob Drewery, who starts this month as Systems Sales Engineer at AD Network Video, began his career as an apprentice in the mechanical and electrical engineering industry, before spending several years working in the fire, security and CCTV industry, installing and servicing systems. After successfully completing a BSc Hons degree in Media Technology at the University of Lincoln, he was employed with ADT as a Service Engineer and then with Yorkshire Electronic Services as an AV engineer. Subsequently, Drewery joined QFT, as an IT Manager in the e-learning industry, project managing and developing a series of e-learning courseware. He then joined Synectics Industrial Systems as a Project Engineer, moving into the role of Sales Engineer where he was responsible for designing high-end IP and analogue integrated CCTV systems for the oil and gas industry.

Said Alan Lefford, Director of Video Solutions, at AD Network Video: "We are very pleased to welcome Tony and Rob to AD Network Video, both of whom have extensive system design and engineering expertise. Their knowledge should prove invaluable - especially given the requirement for a wider system focus - as we strive to support customers looking at integrated surveillance solutions, for security and safety, across key sectors such as transport, utilities, industrial, hotel and leisure and local authority."

For more information on AD Network Video, click here.

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