New sales VP named for video security, IP camera systems specialist Vicon/IQinVision

Oct. 14, 2014
Bret McGowan named Senior Vice-President of Sales for the Americas, Far East and W. Africa businesses of the combined Vicon/IQinVision organizations.

Video security and surveillance systems and high-performance IP camera technology specialist Vicon Industries (Edgewood, NY) announced that, as part of the ongoing integration of its IQinVision business, Bret McGowan has been named Senior Vice-President, Sales for the combined companies' Americas, Far East and Western Africa businesses, taking responsibility for the combined sales organization.

As part of the transition process, Steven Safarti, Vicon's director of global sales, and Mike Gruber, its director of sales operations, both formerly with IQinVision, will report to McGowan.

According to a press release, McGowan "joined Vicon over 20 years ago as a marketing analyst and has since held many positions and continually moved up the [organization's] ladder, most recently as Vicon’s Senior Vice-President, Sales and Marketing for the Americas, Far East and Western Africa."

Bret McGowan commented, “I am excited to be a part of the executive team in this important juncture in the company’s history. I am confident that we can bridge the core competences of both sales organizations to build a solid foundation for growth along with new levels of customer service.”

“I am confident that Bret’s experience and knowledge of the security industry, technology trends, and customer relationships will position him to lead the sales team of the combined companies toward renewed growth and future success,” added Eric Fullerton, CEO of Vicon.

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