Web Extra: People News From NFPA, SIA, Optex, Idesco, Leviton, Pacom Systems, American Sentry Guard

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has announced the passing of two of its past prominent leaders: Richard “Dick” Boyd Jr. and Warren Jackson.
Boyd, a member of the NFPA’s Board of Directors from 1977-80, passed away April 10, while Jackson, chairman of the NFPA Board of Directors from 1990-92, died on Feb. 12.

Rob Zivney, marketing vice president for access control manufacturer Hirsch Electronics, has been named to the board of directors for the Security Industry Association (SIA).

Optex has hired 14-year industry veteran Eric Moore as its new visual sales representative for North America.

New York security integrator Idesco Corp. has announced that strong demand has necessitated a large increase in staff.
Idesco’s new hires include former Discus Data Solutions CEO B.Z. Halberstam as COO, Michael Kreisler as senior project manager, Kevin Doyle as technical specialist and Doug Blum to handle inside sales.

Leviton Manufacturing has promoted William Fodor to be its director of marketing for its Electrical Distribution division.
Fodor has been with Leviton since 2000.

Integrated security systems developer Pacom Systems Inc. has hired Todd Grinde as its solutions architect in North America.
Grinde was most recently the security systems technology manager for U.S. Bancorp.

Digital video manufacturer American Sentry Guard has announced several hires, including Dan Graham as technical support manager and Greg Rode as graphics and marketing director.


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