Hauppauge, NY, November 1, 2007: Vicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of video surveillance systems, announced today that Mark Chekos has joined the Companyâ€™s sales team as Director of National Accounts. In this role, Mr. Chekos will build and support relationships with Vicon customers and strategic partners that have a national presence.
Markâ€™s vast experience in many facets of the security industry include over 20 years with Honeywell International, as well as positions with Applied Marketing Group, a marketing partner for the security industry, and the Image Vault digital video security division of Fireking International Inc. Most recently, Mark worked to establish an extensive network of value-added resellers for Honeywell products throughout North America. Mark holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University and is a graduate of University of New Hampshire.
â€œMark joins Vicon at an exciting time,â€ said Bret McGowan, Vice President of US Sales and Marketing. â€œOur strategic partnerships with leading companies within the security industry are at an all time high, and having someone with Markâ€™s experience and expertise in place to nurture these relationships and build new ones will undoubtedly contribute toward Viconâ€™s continued growth.â€
Mark will be based out of Atlanta, GA. His contact information may found on the Vicon website:www.vicon-cctv.com.