SOURCE: View Systems, Inc.
BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwired - Mar 19, 2014) - View Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: VSYM), a rapidly growing provider of security products for schools, event planners, banks, correctional facilities, and government institutions, announced today Matthew D. Schweiger as Vice President of Sales.
Matt Schweiger is an accomplished sales and marketing executive with many years of experience in product development, strategic planning, and business development. His professional background includes:
- International Sales and Marketing Director for the ADEMCO Security Division of Honeywell
- Regional Sales Director for TYCO International
- Director of Sales, Digital Monitoring Products.
During his tenure at Honeywell, Matt spearheaded sales and marketing efforts for the company for multiple security product brands. He was directly responsible for increasing revenue for the Fire Burglary Instruments division from 0 to $18 million, produced over $6 million in revenue for ADT's first year international efforts and played a key role in the start-up of one of the largest security distribution networks in South Africa which included over seven Honeywell branches and $10 million in annual sales. At Digital Monitoring Products he was responsible for eight dealer development managers in 31 states, all of who realized substantial growth for the company under Matt's leadership and direction.
Matt stated, "We have a great team of people at View Systems and I am excited about taking this company forward as we build a sales force of first in class manufacturer's representative firms and establishing a dealer base of National & Super Regional system integrators throughout North America. I see tremendous pull thru and integration opportunities for View Dealers that capitalize on being able to offer a Total Solution to their customers and prospects. Bringing this all together will be my focus and pave the way for impressive growth of our products in 2014 and beyond."
View CEO Gunther Than stated, "We are extremely pleased to have someone of Matt's caliber as VP of Sales. His years of successful sales experience, specifically in the security products field, is exactly the sort of leadership we need to meet our sales goals for 2014 and beyond." Board member Dr. Michael Bagnoli remarked, "Matt is very well known in the industry. His Rolodex is amazingly diverse. The personal relationships he has developed over the years with various dealers and systems integrators throughout the United States will rapidly increase sales. I have absolutely no doubt that our ambitious sales plan for 2014 will be realized with Matt leading the charge."
Matt Schweiger is a graduate of the University of Maryland with a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics.
About View Systems: View Systems, Inc. manufactures and installs weapons detection identification systems, video management platforms and tele-data communication networks targeted towards correctional facilities, schools, courthouses, government agencies, event and sports venues, and commercial businesses. More information can be found at www.viewsystems.com
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