Nortek Security & Control has added new executive staff and changed some roles for what it said is continued growth, faster product delivery to market, fueling more innovation, and serving a growing customer base. Additionally, the company will be expanding its manufacturing capacity by 25 percent.
Among the executive leadership team additions, Dan Geiger has joined the company as senior vice president of sales. He brings 30 years of alarm industry experience, most recently as a senior executive at iControl Networks, a cloud-based service provider. At iControl, Geiger built and grew the sales organization. Prior to that role, he led ADT’s national strategic partnerships and the industry’s largest dealer program. In his new post, Geiger will lead Nortek Security & Control’s dealer and distribution sales channels as well as recruit new market entrants.
Robert Beliles has joined as senior vice president, product management and marketing. With IT and building systems experience, Beliles 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 Security & Control.
In addition to the new hires, Duane Paulson has assumed 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,” O’Neal said. “This role ensures our partners get the support they need. With the enhanced team and new structure, we are strategically positioned to take our business to the next level.”
Nortek Security & Control has expanded its ISO 9001:2008-compliant manufacturing capacity by 25 percent, as well, accommodating its brands 2GIG, Linear, GoControl, and Numera, as well as OEM and ODM contract manufacturing services for branded and private label 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 said.