Samsung Techwin America completed the consolidation of the Samsung Electronics and Samsung Techwin product lines. The company, officially known as Samsung Techwin America is headed by a new management team of professionals with proven reputations in the professional security industry. Leading the team is Frank DeFina, a former executive from Panasonic, who has been appointed Senior VP of Sales and Marketing, North America.
In addition to the new company name and management team, there's also a new vision for Samsung according to DeFina. "We will capitalize on all the resources Samsung has to offer as a global force in the electronics industry to deliver comprehensive video surveillance and security solutions with the best performance and value proposition," DeFina said. "Although an established global leader in the professional security market, Samsung has all the core resources in place to take an aggressive position in the professional security industry, and make the Americas one of our power zones moving forward."
Perdo Duarte, VP for Business Development, Latin America, will lead Samsung's effort in growing the security market share in the Latin American region.
GVI Security, who helped to initially establish the brand in the U.S. remains Samsung's strategic partner for the distribution channel for all branded video surveillance and security products.