FST21 tabs industry veteran Mark Ingram to head US sales

Southborough, Ma  -- May, 13 2013 -- FST21 has recently announced that Mark Ingram has been hired as Director of U.S. Sales. An industry veteran for several decades, Ingram has carved out a long and  successful career in the security industry.

Most recently, he served as Manager of Strategic Distribution Sales for Pelco by Schneider Electric and, prior to that, as President of Visonic Americas. Ingram had previously held several senior sales positions at ADI, where he worked as a VP in various capacities for nearly twenty years.

FST21's award-winning access software solution - SafeRise® - utilizes FST21's In Motion Identification™ capabilities to manage and control building entry points, common areas, elevators and parking areas. SafeRise recognizes people simply by the way they look and move, eliminating the need, and inherent security risks associated with solutions such as swipe cards and FOBs. SafeRise represents a best-in-breed fusion of cutting-edge, value-adding technologies, including 2nd generation Biometrics, Video, Behavior Analysis, Facial Recognition, and License Plate Recognition.

Ingram looks forward to drawing upon his broad experience in all spaces of the industry, including installation, distribution, residential sales, and manufacturing, to help nurture and grow FST21. "The solution FST21 brings to market is beyond cutting edge," he says. "No other company does what FST21 does, and I'm very excited to be a part of that! They offer two key components for successful selling in the channel - ROI and RMR. FST21 has both with excellent ROI for the end user and robust RMR for the integrator."

"We are very pleased to welcome Mark to FST21 team," says Major General Aharon Zeevi Farkash, CEO of FST21. "Mark was recruited in response to the rapid growth of the company in the U.S. FST21 is also positioned to bring on additional sales and technical support personal."

"Prior to accepting the position of Director of U.S. Sales, Mark evaluated the company, its technology and its vision" General Farkash adds. "He looks forward to taking part in the access control revolution that our technology is creating, and being part of our vision of a safer and more convenient world. Mark's extensive experience and deep understanding of the industry will be instrumental in expanding our presence in the U.S. "