Axis Communications Bolsters US Sales and Support Team

Mark McCormack and Adam Colombo, Regional Sales Managers, and David Drew, Field Sales Engineer, bring in-depth industry knowledge and extensive experience to Axis


Axis Communications, a provider in network video, announced it has named Mark McCormack Regional Sales Manager for the Chicago/Twin Cities area and Adam Colombo Regional Sales Manager for the New York/New Jersey area. In addition, David Drew has been named field sales engineer for Axis' Western U.S. region.


These announcements follow a strong 2009 in which Axis' net sales grew 17 percent worldwide — a growth that accelerated in North America by Q4, bucking the national trend.


Regional Sales Managers


Mark McCormack has more than 20 years of sales experience in the security industry. He is based in metro Chicago and will report to Karl Radke, National Sales Manager, West. Most recently, McCormack was regional sales manager for Samsung Techwin America where he was responsible the company's first National Account selling strategy. Before Samsung he held sales positions with Keith Parker and Associates, Global Surveillance and Associates, and International Electronic Protection. McCormack holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from Elmhurst College.


Adam Colombo has nearly 15 years of sales experience in a variety of technology companies, most recently as metro NY security manager for F.M. Valenti, where he worked closely with dealers, distributors and the company's A&E program. Before that he held sales positions with Vigitron, Fujinon and Tamron. He holds a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from the State University of NY at Stony Brook. He is based in Long Island and report to Ted Wilkinson, National Sales Manager, East.


Field Sales Engineer


As Field Sales Engineer, David Drew will assist the Western territory's regional sales managers with technical product support as well as pre- and post-sales opportunities. He brings extensive knowledge of video security systems, access control systems, computer networking and telecommunications to his role. Prior to Axis, he served as Director of Technical Training for Charles and Associates Marketing. Before that, he held a variety of training and support roles for Pelco, and was a communications specialist for the US Army. In addition to attending West Hills College, Drew earned US Army Primary Leadership Development Course and United States Army Signal School diplomas.


“As our North American business continues to grow, we have a strong need for high-quality professionals like Mark, Adam and David, who have the knowledge and experience to work with our partners to deliver the best possible solutions for our mutual end-users,” said Larry Newman, Director of Sales, North America. “With these additions to our team we will continue to provide even better sales and technical services to our partners.”
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