Vicon Industries Inc., a leading designer and producer of network video management systems, announced the appointment of Dave Charles as Director of Sales, Eastern Region. In this capacity, he will assume responsibility for management of Vicon's sales team serving the eastern half of the U.S. and Canada. Most recently, Mr. Charles served as Vice President, Business Development for Lenel Systems International within the UTC Climate, Controls and Security division where he managed the new account acquisition strategy in global and key accounts growth programs. He was also responsible for all federal government sales and the consultant and AEC program. He has also held management positions within the dealer channel, including several years at Stanley Security. When not traveling within his territory, Dave will work from his office in Eastern Pennsylvania. He reports to Bret McGowan, Senior V.P. of Sales and Marketing.
"Dave's proven leadership and vision have led to an impressive record of delivering organizational sales growth," said Bret McGowan. "We look forward to putting those qualities to work for Vicon."