Comelit appoints Marco Sanchez as President of Comelit USA

June 20, 2023
This strategic decision has reinforced Comelit’s commitment to the ever-changing growth and innovation in the security industry.

Monrovia, CA: Comelit, a world-renowned Video Intercom and Access Control manufacturer, is pleased to announce the official appointment of Marco Sanchez as President of Comelit USA. This strategic decision has reinforced Comelit’s commitment to the ever-changing growth and innovation in the security industry.

Marco is a proven leader who has excelled at strategic planning and execution while achieving significant growth. He brings a strong skillset and fresh approach with over 15 years of experience in sales, go to market strategies, strengthening operation risk management and compliance, and innovating amid a rapidly evolving landscape.

Comelit Group SpA Italy has been at the forefront of manufacturing Video Intercom products since 1956. Operating in 16 countries globally and exporting to more than 90, Comelit has generated an impressive revenue of over $170 million. Notably, Comelit was the first to market with an IP based Video Intercom system as well as offering a mobile application as part of the solution. Most recently Comelit acquired PAC Access Control with over 60 years’ experience in designing and manufacturing secure access control products and integrated security solutions. PAC provides a well-established range that delivers flexible integrated security solutions tailored to the commercial and residential market sectors.

Edoardo Barzasi, CEO of Comelit Group SpA Italy, states, “Comelit Group is glad that a talent like Marco has joined our team.

This will be the first step in a series of investments in resources and facilities that the group will make to grow both our traditional business (intercom) and the newer access control one in the US Market.

The North American market is strategic for the development of Comelit Group in the forthcoming years, and we are confident that with the technologies we have and the investments we will make, we will be able to gain a significant market share."

Prior to joining Comelit USA, Marco held the position of Vice President of Sales for the West and Canada at Hanwha Vision America (previously Hanwha Techwin America, previously Samsung Techwin America). During his commendable eleven-year tenure with Hanwha, he helped develop a multitude of programs and business strategies to pivot Hanwha’s technology from an analog camera company to a full solution IP based organization. He brings a diverse portfolio of experience not only from the manufacturers’ perspective but also from the system integrator perspective where he was one of the top producers at Protection One Security, now ADT Security.

“I am very excited to join a well-established organization with a rich history in manufacturing along with Italian ingenuity,” says Marco Sanchez, President of Comelit USA. He continues, “Comelit has been providing a great product for many years and Grady Speaks should be commended on the 17 years of building the business here in the United States. I can only hope to continue the great work that he achieved in the market and expedite the growth that they have experienced.”

Marco Sanchez’ appointment as President of Comelit USA marks an important milestone in Comelit’s journey to continued success and bringing forth cutting-edge technology.