Arecont Vision strengthens Asia Pacific region presence with new hires and promotions

Taipei, Taiwan (April 18, 2012) - Arecont Vision continues to grow and strengthen its presence in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region with the addition of two new field application engineers and the promotion of two managers to new positions and territories within the region. The changes follow the recent promotion of Arecont Vision’s Becky Zhou to Vice President, APAC and will help expand usage of megapixel video cameras in a growing market.

Alex Cao joins Arecont Vision as Field Application Engineer/Solutions Manager in China. Prior to joining Arecont Vision, Mr. Cao worked as a pre-sales technician and team leader for security and surveillance company Zhejiang Dahua Technology Co. He has worked on multiple successful projects including city surveillance, transportation and financial sector applications. Mr. Cao graduated from China Jiliang University.

Also joining Arecont Vision is William Ho. As the new Field Application Manager for Southeast Asia and India, Mr. Ho brings a wealth of industry experience to the position including video surveillance, fiber optics, access control and building automation systems. He most recently served as Senior Marketing Support Engineer for Schneider Electric Singapore and was responsible for marketing and sales engineering support for Southeast Asia.

Arecont Vision’s East China Regional Sales Manager, Tao Ye has been promoted to Business Development Manager for China. In his new role, Mr. Tao is tasked with the positioning of Arecont Vision products as critical components that provide greater functionality and lower overall system cost. He has more than 10 years of experience in the security industry including five years related to megapixel technology. Mr. Tao previously held positions with megapixel lens manufacture CBC and with Kodak Shanghai. He holds a degree from Zhu Zhou Technology University.

Kelvin Peh, Southeast Asia Business Development Manager for Arecont Vision has had his territory extended to now include India, starting in 2012. He joined the company in August of 2011 and since that time has successfully helped to drive sales and develop new channel partners in the region for Arecont Vision. Mr. Peh’s career in IT/electronic sales spans more than 20 years and most recently he served as Pelco’s regional sales manager for Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam and Mongolia. This background, and his ability to work and communicate across organizational levels and various cultures, has prepared him well for his new position.

"We have seen a sharp increase in sales in Asia, which has enabled us to recruit some of the best talent in the industry," said Ms. Zhou. "Their skills and motivation will extend Arecont Vision's message and the advantages of megapixel video throughout Asia Pacific."