Nortek Security expands manufacturing, exec team
Nortek Security & Control announced new executive staff additions and role changes to better position itself for continued growth, deliver faster product time to market, fuel more innovation, and serve a growing customer base. The company will also be expanding its manufacturing capacity by 25 per cent.
Dan Geiger has joined Nortek as senior vice-president of sales. Geiger brings 30 years of alarm industry experience, most recently as a senior executive at iControl Networks, a cloud-based service provider. Prior to iControl, Geiger led ADT’s national strategic partnerships and the industry’s largest dealer program. Geiger will lead Nortek’s dealer and distribution sales channels as well as recruit new market entrants.
Robert Beliles has joined the company as senior vice-president, product management and marketing. Beliles has experience in IT and building systems, and served in executive roles with Tyco, Hewlett Packard, and Cisco Systems. Focused on Internet of Things development and marketing strategies, he is heavily involved in converged systems used by global service providers, enterprises, and commercial operations. Beliles is a frequent speaker and author in both the IT and security industries and holds several patents.
“Dan and Robert bring more cloud-based services and IoT technology insight to the Nortek Security & Control executive management team,” said Mike O’Neal, President of Nortek.
Duane Paulson assumes the newly created role of senior vice-president, strategic development.
“Our partners are essential to our growth whether they are dealers, ecosystem providers, or service companies. This role ensures our partners get the support they need,” said O’Neal.
Nortek also announced the expansion of its ISO 9001:2008-compliant manufacturing capacity by 25 per cent. The company designs and manufactures products under its family of brands (2GIG, Linear, GoControl and Numera), as well as provides OEM and ODM contract manufacturing services for branded and private labelled security and home automation products.
“We are expanding our manufacturing capacity to better serve our customers in growing market environments, which include smart home technology and the Internet of Things,” O’Neal explained.