Mark Barry named GE Security Americas president

SSN Staff  - 
Thursday, March 6, 2008

BRADENTON, Fla.--Mark Barry is GE Security's newly appointed Americas president, the company announced on March 5. Two other senior staff appointments were also announced: Tom Cashman is the new general manager of video products and Ken Francis is the new general manager, access products.
"Mark, Tom and Ken will add measurably to the domain expertise and talent of an already very capable team," said Dean Seavers, president and chief executive officer of GE Security, in a prepared statement.
As Americas president, Barry will oversee all commercial and customer service operations in the United States, Canada and Latin America. He's been in the security industry for 18 years and served most recently as Asia division president for Tyco Fire and Security Services.
Cashman served as president and co-founder of Sypixx Networks, which was acquired by Cisco in 2006. He was also general manager for Sensormatic's video products division, where he led the product management and technology teams.
Francis previously served as vice president, enterprise sales and marketing at NetVersant Solutions. Prior to that, he was vice president of sales and marketing at AMAG Technology and general manager for ADT Security Services.