Per Mar Security Services Names New President of Electronic Security
Chris Edwards held a variety of executive management positions in a variety of industries, including president of Gazette Communications.
DAVENPORT, Iowa – Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based here, has appointed Chris Edwards as president of electronic security.
Edwards brings to Per Mar a passion for personnel development, according to an announcement. He will be responsible for all aspects of the electronic security division, including sales, operations, marketing, the monitoring center, customer care and data entry.
“I am incredibly excited to join the Duffy family and all the fantastic employees at Per Mar who work hard every day to serve their customers. The culture that they have built over the years is one that focuses on people development and to be able to be a part of that is humbling. I look forward to contributing to the company’s growth and customer satisfaction going forward,” Edwards says.
Prior to Per Mar, Edwards held a variety of executive management positions in a variety of industries, including most recently serving as president of Gazette Communications in the media and marketing industry. He has an extensive background in the technology space, also holding management positions in sales and marketing for companies in the wireline, wireless and data communication spaces.
Edwards received his BA from Drake University and has served on several local and national industry boards, as well as being an active volunteer with nonprofits in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
“I am really pleased to bring Chris onboard,” says Per Mar COO Brian Duffy. “He understands how important great employees are to our success, and I expect him to be a wonderful cultural fit. It will also be great to have his input on our senior leadership team.”
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