Kris Hornung Joins Genetec Inc. as Vice President of Sales for Latin America
Security Industry Veteran to Drive Market Expansion and Sales Strategies in Latin America
Montreal, October 6, 2015 - Genetec Inc., a manufacturer of unified IP security solutions, today announced the appointment of Mr. Kris P. Hornung as Vice President of Sales for Latin America. In his role, Mr. Hornung is responsible for Mexico, the Andean and South Cone regions, Central America and the Caribbean. Based in Colombia, Mr. Hornung’s responsibilities include developing sales strategies to further increase the company’s reach in the growing Latin American markets, oversee the recruitment of regional sales managers and facilitate expansion of the company's network of certified systems integrators throughout the region.
A seasoned security industry professional with over 25 years' experience, Mr. Hornung joined Genetec Inc. after holding senior sales positions at Avigilon, Verint and IONODES, a manufacturer of advanced IP encoding and video processing solutions. Mr. Hornung holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University and an MBA from California Lutheran University.
"Genetec Inc. is well known throughout the world as an innovation driver that develops and delivers the most sophisticated, open-platform IP security solutions," said Kris Hornung, vice president of sales in Latin America, Genetec Inc.. "I am pleased to become part of the Genetec Inc. organization and excited with the positive reaction I have already received from the loyal channels and clients in Latin America."
"We're excited to welcome Kris to Genetec Inc. to meet growing market opportunities in Latin America with our open-platform, IP access control, video surveillance and automated license plate recognition (ALPR) solutions," said Guy Chenard, vice president global sales & business development at Genetec Inc., "With Kris' experience in developing international sales strategies, and his thorough understanding of the Latin American security industry, we are better positioned than ever to further grow the business and better support our integrators and customers' needs in the region," added Chenard.
Genetec Inc. is an innovative technology company with a broad solutions portfolio that encompasses security, intelligence, and operations. The company's flagship product, Security Center, is an open-architecture platform that unifies IP-based video surveillance, access control, automatic license plate recognition (ALPR), communications, and analytics. Genetec also develops cloud-based solutions and services designed to improve security, and contribute new levels of operational intelligence for governments, enterprises, transport, and the communities in which we live. Founded in 1997, and headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Genetec serves its global customers via an extensive network of resellers, integrators, certified channel partners, and consultants in over 80 countries.
For more information about Genetec, visit: genetec.com
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