SOURCE: D-Link Systems, Inc.

D-Link Systems, Inc.

September 21, 2009 06:00 ET

D-Link Names Kevin Lahm Associate VP North America Field System Engineers

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA--(Marketwire - September 21, 2009) - D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumers and business, today announced the hiring of Kevin Lahm, former 3Com Corporation western region sales engineering manager, as associate vice president, North America Field System Engineers.

Lahm will be responsible for leading D-Link's growing network of field system engineers in the US and Canada, with a focus on driving customer intimacy. This includes interfacing with customers to understand their needs and fill solution gaps, streamlining processes to bring customer requirements to product development teams, and implementing internal programs that will add relevance and drive sales for D-Link in the Enterprise marketplace.

"With nearly two decades of expertise in telecommunications and network technology, Kevin brings impressive experience in developing training and career paths for systems engineers," said Nick Tidd, vice president of sales for D-Link Pan America and vice president of marketing for D-Link North America. "With extensive expertise in local area network (LAN) switching, routing, security and wireless solutions, he will bring a hands-on approach to interfacing with field marketing to drive customer intimacy and elevate D-Link's position as we grow our marketshare in the enterprise."

Prior to joining D-Link, Lahm was western region sales engineering manager for 3Com Corporation, where he was responsible for technical sales, management and professional development and training in the western US and Canada regions.

He is a graduate of Southwest Technical College in San Marcos, Calif. and holds several industry-related certifications, including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

About D-Link

D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for small, medium and large enterprise business networking. The company is an award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer of networking, broadband, digital electronics, voice, data and video communications solutions for the digital home, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), Small to Medium Business (SMB), and Workgroup to Enterprise environments. With millions of networking and connectivity products manufactured and shipped, D-Link is a dominant market participant and price/performance leader in the networking and communications market. D-Link Systems, Inc. headquarters are located at 17595 Mt. Herrmann Street, Fountain Valley, CA, 92708. Phone (800) 326-1688 or (714) 885-6000; FAX (866) 743-4905; Internet