Genetec Appoints Brent Cary as Regional Sales Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa

Mr. Cary Will Focus on Business Development, Recruiting Integrators and Distributors to Bring the Genetec Catalog of Security Solutions to the Growing Africa Market

Johannesburg, July 12, 2016 - Genetec Inc.(Genetec), a leading provider of open-platform, unified IP security solutions today announced that Brent Cary recently joined the company as Regional Sales Manager for the sub-Saharan Africa region. In his new position, Mr. Cary will be responsible for developing sales strategies that bring the company’s unified IP security solutions to the growing African market, recruiting and hiring new sales people, and expanding and supporting the company's network of certified systems integrators and channel partners.

A security industry professional with over 13 years of experience, Mr. Cary joins Genetec after holding various senior sales positions at international Fortune 100 companies and small-to-medium enterprises in the Video Management Systems (VMS) and Access Control industry within South Africa. He holds a degree in Business Science from William Carey University Gulfport, Mississippi, United States of America and a Bachelor of Commerce degree, specialising in Marketing from the University of South Africa (UNISA).

"It is truly an exciting time to join one of the fastest-moving IP security companies in the industry, and I am eager to apply my credentials and experience to increase Genetec presence and market penetration across the African region," said Brent Cary, Regional Sales Manager, Genetec Inc. "As we continue to innovate and bring open-architecture solutions to the African market, I look forward to growing Genetec into a market leader across the continent," added Cary.  

"Brent Cary's knowledge, technical expertise and industry-wide connections make him a great asset to Genetec and our growing community of customers, certified systems integrators and channel partners," said Firas Jadalla, Regional Director for Middle East and Africa, Genetec Inc. "His thorough understanding of the African security market will help us bring our innovative security solutions to the many growing opportunities in sub-Saharan Africa," added Jadalla.

About Genetec

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.

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