Pelco Announces New Senior V.P., Marketing and North America Sales

Technology veteran Scott Schafer joins Pelco in newly created position


Pelco has announced the addition of Scott Schafer to a newly created position as its Senior Vice President, Marketing and North America Sales. In this role, Schafer is responsible for marketing of Pelco products and solutions and sales to customers through Pelco's global, national and regional resellers, including systems integrators, dealers, value added resellers, distributors and manufacturer representatives.

Most recently, Schafer was the senior vice president of sales, marketing and service for the Reynolds and Reynolds Company, a market leader in providing information technology, software, services, and integrated solutions to the automotive industry.

Schafer began his extensive sales and marketing career with NCR Corporation, a leading global technology company. During his 19 years at NCR, Schafer held numerous global general management, sales leadership and marketing management positions, including vice president, worldwide networking and high availability services, vice president of product and channel marketing in its computer systems division, vice president of national computer reseller sales, and area vice president for sales to Fortune 500 companies. Schafer earned a Bachelor's Degree in science from the Ohio State University and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Capital University.

"Pelco's strong industry leading position, exciting new products, high-quality systems, and intense customer focus position it to provide even more significant solutions to customers in the future," Schafer said. "I am thrilled to be a part of this outstanding company that serves such an important role in protecting people, businesses, and governments."

Pelco President and CEO, David L. McDonald, said that Schafer is a great addition to the Pelco team. "I am extremely pleased to have someone with Scott's extensive experience and expertise on board with Pelco. He will no doubt prove to be an extremely valuable resource as we move into the future and as the dynamics of our industry continue to change."

Respected as a major product innovator, Pelco is a world leader in the design, development, and manufacture of video security systems ideal for any industry. Producing a large selection of discreet camera domes, positioning systems and enclosures, video matrix systems, digital video recorders, IP solutions and many other video security systems and equipment, Pelco has become one of the most sought-after product suppliers in the industry.