Following the promotion of Paul Meehan from his position as Head of Panasonic Security Solutions to Head of Panasonic System Communications Company Europe (PSCEU), Panasonic is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Compton as Head of Security UK and Ireland. Compton brings with him a wealth of valuable industry insight from previous senior sales management roles.
Compton’s Sales career began at Alban Group where he was a Sales manager for Northern UK & Ireland. Ian also fulfilled a position at Morley Electronics Ltd as National Sales Manager. Ian subsequently developed his career in electronic security joining HID Global, a leading provider of secure identity solutions, working in sales and business development positions which later lead to him becoming the companies Director of Sales.
Ian’s rich background in sales, electronics and security solutions along with strong knowledge and leadership skills will enhance the PSCEU team. Ian explains his reasons for joining and what he can offer to Panasonic; “I bring a wide range of experience from the electronics and security industries along with a fresh approach to leadership which I will use to motivate and maintain the team’s consistent focus on security projects and customer centric solutions. Panasonic is a true leader in technology with a very wide gamut of business technology solutions and this huge capability to serve across a wide range of requirements is an important part of what makes Panasonic attractive to me and our partners.”
Ian will be at IFSEC for the duration of the show where Panasonic will be showcasing its latest IP security and surveillance technology that includes award winning Full-HD 1080P cameras, gender and age profiling network video recorders and some exciting visitor opportunities around London 2012 as a part of Panasonic’s global AV sponsorship of the Olympic Games.