FARMINGTON, Conn. â€“ UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and leading global supplier of fire safety and security services, today announced the appointment of Dave Cunningham as vice president and general manager of Lenel Systems International.
Cunningham will be responsible for Lenelâ€™s daily operations and ensuring the company continues developing and deploying its cutting-edge digital video monitoring technology. Cunningham also will focus on strengthening Lenelâ€™s already strong position in the United States and expanding it globally.
Cunningham joins Lenel from UTCâ€™s Hamilton Sundstrand business unit, where he has worked for 20 years. Most recently, he served as general manager, Customer Services Americas, and was responsible for Hamilton Sundstrand Overhaul and Repair facilities and Field Service resources in North and South America. He also completed the prestigious MIT Sloan Fellows program in June 2004.
Founded by Elena and Rudy Prokupets in 1991, Lenel developed into a major player in the high-end security market. Both Elena and Rudy will remain with Lenel to assist with Cunninghamâ€™s transition before they pursue other opportunities and interests.
UTC Fire & Security is a $4.6 billion business providing fire safety and security solutions to more than 1 million customers worldwide. The many brand names in the UTC Fire & Security portfolio include Lenel, Chubb, Kidde and Onity. The company is headquartered in Farmington Connecticut. UTC Fire & Security is a business unit of United Technologies Corp. which is based in Hartford, Conn., and provides high-technology products and services to the building and the aerospace industries. For more information about UTC and UTCFS, visit www.utc.com.