Hirsch Electronics announces new executive appointments

SSN Staff  - 
Thursday, June 10, 2010

SANTA ANA, Calif.--Hirsch Electronics, a manufacturer of integrated security and identity management solutions for worldwide markets, on June 9 announced two new appointments to its executive team.


Stephen Healy has been appointed executive vice president sales & marketing, responsible for all sales, marketing and market communications for Hirsch on a global basis. Healy comes to Hirsch with a 27-year track record of achievement in sales, marketing and product management. Previously he served as vice president of sales for a division of UTC Fire & Security where his responsibilities included management of sales, sales support, channels and market development programs as well as continuous executive level involvement in corporate expansion and organic growth initiatives. Most recently he was a consultant for both the Hirsch and SCM Microsystems business units of Identive Group, developing international sales programs to expand the businesses' global customer and market base.


Mark Allen has been named executive vice president technology & operations, responsible for managing Hirsch's professional services, training, quality assurance, technical support, manufacturing, information technology and product development activities on a global basis. Allen initially joined Hirsch in 2003 and has overseen the successful development and growth of the company's Professional Services Group, a key differentiator for Hirsch in the marketplace. Prior to Hirsch, he served as vice president engineering for Technologic Software and its RAS product, which subsequently was sold to IBM as the Tivoli provisioning system.