NEWTOWN, PA (May 20, 2011) Optellios, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of advanced fiber-optic sensing and security systems, has announced the additions of Michael Mackesy and Chris Norton to their global Sales team. Michael Mackesy will be responsible for sales of the Fiber Patrol fiber optic perimeter intrusion detection sensors in the USA. Located in Orange County California, Mr. Mackesy has over 20 years of experience in technical system sales in both security and telecommunications. He was previously with Proximex, Video IQ and Verint Video Solutions where he was responsible for large system sales to the enterprise and critical infrastructure security market.
Chris Norton, based in the United Kingdom, will lead the Optellios sales effort in Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA) and India. Chris brings more than 25 years of physical security experience to Optellios for the international markets they are pursuing. For the past five years Mr. Norton was the Managing Director for Senstar LTD in the UK. He was previously Commercial Manager for Autonomy Systems and Neurodynamics where he was responsible for their enterprise video and intelligent video products globally and has held senior positions in the security industry.
Brian Freeman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, states “One of my primary objectives when I joined Optellios was to assemble a world class sales team. With the additions of these sales professionals and the wealth of industry experience they bring, I am confident that we will be accelerating our success not only in the USA, but internationally as well.”
Optellios, Inc., a leading U.S.-based fiberoptic technology company, is a provider of advanced solutions for sensing, security, and communication. Its FiberPatrol® line of security products leverages company's pioneering patented fiberoptic sensor technologies to provide the most advanced and cost effective security solutions for military bases, airports, power plants, water treatment facilities, pipelines, secure data networks, and other critical infrastructures and high-value assets. For more information, visit www.optellios.com.