Tyco Security Products appoints Warren Brown as vice-president of product management
Tyco Security Products announced that Warren Brown has been appointed as Vice President of Product Management.
For the past three years, Brown has served as the Director of Product Management for Enterprise Commercial Solutions, including the Software House, and American Dynamics brands. In this role, he guided American Dynamics’ entry into the IP Video market with the launches of the Illustra line of IP Cameras and the victor VMS and VideoEdge NVR platforms. Within Software House, he led the global expansion of the C∙CURE 9000 and iSTAR product lines.
In his new role, Warren is charged with driving the overall direction and strategy for new product introductions for all of Tyco Security Products’ brands. He replaces Chuck Hutzler, who will be retiring at the end of 2011.
“I want to thank Chuck for his numerous contributions to our business and wish him well as he enters retirement,” said Mark VanDover, President of Tyco Security Products. “At the same time, I want to congratulate Warren on his new role. Under his leadership, Tyco Security Products’ IP video and Access Control portfolios have grown significantly and we have improved our product management processes globally.”
Brown joined Tyco Security Products as a part of the company’s 2008 acquisition of Intellivid, where he served as the Director of Product Management, and Marketing. He is credited with strengthening Tyco Security Products’ overall product management functions by improving the department’s structure and focusing on expanding the company’s product integration activities. Over the past decade, Brown has led several product management teams in the Security, Retail and Financial Services industries.
Brown holds a bachelors degree from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.