LAS VEGAS , ISC West, Booth # 11063, April 2, 2008 â€” Lenel Systems International announced today that Luis Orbegoso has been named vice president, general manager, Lenel. Orbegoso will be responsible for developing and executing policies and plans to drive Lenel's further growth, including continuing domestic organic growth, accelerating international expansion, and improving customer service globally. Lenel, a leading developer of software and integrated systems for commercial and government markets, is part of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).
Orbegoso joined UTC Fire & Security in September 2007 as vice president of product management. He previously spent 12 years at General Electric Company in positions of increasing responsibility in the areas of technology sales, marketing and general management. Most recently he served as chief marketing officer for GE Equipment Services.
"I am excited to join the world-class team at Lenel," said Luis Orbegoso, vice president, general manager, Lenel. "Lenel's reputation, innovative products and technologically advanced solutions are well known throughout the industry. I look forward to strengthening our existing partnerships and to increasing our understanding of customers' current and future needs."
Orbegoso earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati , and a Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University .
Lenel is a global leader in the development and delivery of scalable, integrated systems for the commercial security market, with more than 15,000 system installations in 93 countries. Lenel is headquartered in Rochester , N.Y. , with sales and support coverage in all major world markets. Lenel is part of UTC Fire and Security, a $4.7 billion company that provides fire safety and security solutions to more than one million customers worldwide.
Headquartered in Connecticut, UTC Fire & Security is a business unit of United Technologies Corp., which provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide. More information about Lenel and UTC Fire & Security can be found on their Web sites at www.utcfireandsecurity.com and www.lenel.com.