John Stroia Appointed President of Hamilton Safe Co.

Stroia is noted for a strong track record of driving growth and improving profitability in large security and IT international companies.

CINCINNATI – Industry veteran John Stroia is the newly appointed president of Hamilton Safe Co., a part of the Gunnebo Group, Americas, effective immediately.

Stroia will be responsible for all of the company’s operating units in the United States. He will report to Daniel Schroeder, president of Gunnebo Security Group, Americas region, and group senior vice president.

Stroia comes to Gunnebo with a strong track record of driving growth and improving profitability in large security and IT international companies. He is a 23-year veteran of the security industry, most recently serving as vice president of sales operations and marketing for Giesecke and Devrient North America, a provider of currency management and mobile security solutions. Previously, he held several senior management positions with The Will-Burt Co. and Diebold.

Stroia’s past roles include leading acquisitions, divestitures and partnerships and driving value-based strategic initiatives. He has expanded company portfolios for self-service and security, driving top-line growth and increasing market share for brands in the commercial and government sectors, according to a news release.

Stroia’s wealth of experience in the security industry will be a valuable asset as Hamilton continues to accelerate growth through 2020, Schroeder says.

“John has built an impressive track record of strategic, operational and business accomplishments over the years,” Schroeder says. “He has proven to be a successful and trusted leader and brings to this position a strong reputation for exceeding customer expectations, delivering best-in-class solutions, and inspiring teams.”

Stroia is a board member and Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of the Security Industry Association (SIA). He has served on the board for eight years as chairman, vice chairman and secretary, and was recognized as SIA’s 2009 Chairperson of the Year for his service to the industry as one of the organization’s committee chairs.

In addition, Stroia serves on the Board of Directors for the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) and is a member of ASIS Int’l.

“I am excited and honored to lead Hamilton Safe, a company with a long and proud history,” says Stroia. “I view this as a time of great opportunity to build an even stronger future for Hamilton with its valuable portfolio of innovative security and cash management solutions, strong channel partner relationships, and a team of extremely talented and devoted employees.”

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