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17th April 2019 Issue no. 453
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Boon Edam expands sales team to accommodate record growth
Boon Edam Inc. has 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.
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 -
Juan Manuel Perez from Mexico City joins 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.
For Further Information, Please Contact:
T 910 814 8113
About Royal Boon Edam
With work environments becoming increasingly global and dynamic, the entry has become the center of activity in and around many buildings. As the importance of the entry as a mobility hotspot increases, the demands we put on managing the passage of people through them grow. Royal Boon Edam is a global market leader in entry solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, with 140 years of experience in engineering quality, we have gained extensive expertise in managing the movement of people through office buildings, airports, healthcare facilities, hotels and many other types of buildings. www.boonedam.us
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