Video surveillance products house Vicon appoints Jennifer Hones to lead channel distribution
Prior to joining Vicon, Hones worked for Milestone Systems, Inc.
Vicon Industries, a manufacturer of video surveillance equipment, announced that as part of its new strategic direction towards establishing a two-tier sales distribution model, Jennifer Hones has joined the company as its national distribution program manager.
"Jennifer brings successful project and partnership program experience in the security industry to Vicon," stated a Vicon press release. "In this new role, she will create, implement and manage new distribution programs and channel development. Jennifer’s appointment supports Vicon’s integrated merger plan with IQinVision for growing revenue and market share by strengthening its channel network."
Prior to joining Vicon, Hones worked for Milestone Systems, Inc., most recently as that company's knowledge program manager, and previously as the technical assistant to Milestone's chief sales and marketing officer. According to a Vicon press release, in these positions she researched, developed and implemented a variety of highly effective strategic projects and programs. She graduated with a Master of Arts and BA in International Relations from Stanford University.
“This is an exciting time to join Vicon, which has begun to put into place strategic plans in this fast growing field of integrated video solutions,“ commented Hones. “Having spent the past 5 years working within a two-tier distribution model, I am excited to help Vicon implement this strategy into the marketplace, with the goal of becoming the most channel-friendly company."
“Jennifer is a natural choice for this new position, and I am confident that her experience, knowledge and leadership will successfully build and cultivate a new channel-oriented sales model that will help drive our company goals for the coming year,” concluded Bret McGowan, Vicon's senior VP of sales.