Nortek Security & Control LLC, a global leader in wireless security, home automation, access control, and health and wellness technology, have announced the appointment of Richard Pugnier as Vice President of Marketing, reporting directly to Senior Vice President Global Sales and Marketing Bruce Mungiguerra.
“We are excited to have a marketing leader with Richard’s strengths lead our marketing strategy and initiatives, as we bring forward the solutions that deliver on the promise of smart security and the intelligent home,” Mungiguerra said. “Richard brings to NSC more than 20 years of technology marketing success that will immediately benefit all of our marketing efforts and the customers we serve.” Pugnier will be based in the company’s Carlsbad, CA headquarters and will be responsible for Nortek Security & Control marketing across all channels.
Pugnier’s experience is broad, deep and includes senior marketing leadership roles in technology and life sciences. Previously, he served as Vice President and Head of Global Marketing at Kontron, a world leader in embedded and IoT solutions, where he helped drive company revenue from $150m to nearly $1bn, while leading a global team of marketing professionals in the EMEA, North America, and Asia-Pacific regions with responsibility for Branding, Product Marketing and Marketing Operations. He oversaw the launch of 50 products annually, spearheaded the marketing integration of four acquisitions and led the organisation’s global rebranding.
“I am excited to join the NSC team at this moment when we are innovating in so many important product categories,” Pugnier said. “Our portfolio of connected security, access control, automation, A/V, and health and wellness solutions provides an incredible opportunity to create business opportunities for our channel partners and deliver peace of mind, comfort, convenience, and entertainment to customers around the world.”