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Genetec appoints Jason de Souza as managing director for Latin America and the Caribbean

June 17, 2024  By  SP&T Staff

Jason de Souza, Genetec

Genetec announced the appointment of Jason de Souza as the new managing director for Latin America and the Caribbean.

“Jason’s extensive knowledge of the industry and the LATCAR market dynamics will help Genetec maintain and increase its leadership position across the continent,” said Michel Chalouhi, vice-president of global sales at Genetec in a statement. “We are excited to welcome him to the team and look forward to the continued growth and success of Genetec in the Latin American and Caribbean regions under his leadership.”

Active in all aspects of the security industry, de Souza was recently awarded the Sandy Jones Volunteer of the Year by the Security Industry Association (SIA). Before joining Genetec, de Souza spent the last four years at Hanwha Vision, where he led the Latin American team. Prior to Hanwha, he worked at Anixter, where he held the position of vice-president of global Security.

“I am honoured to lead the Genetec operations in Latin America & the Caribbean and build upon the foundation of success established by Denis Côté,” said de Souza.


According to Genetec, under Denis Côté’s leadership, the region expanded rapidly, with a growth rate of 50 per cent in the last five years. Côté grew the team to 70 employees, established regional offices in Brazil, Colombia and Chile, and launched the MCXC, the company’s Latin American Experience Center in Mexico City.

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