Samsung Techwin America appoints new prez Ahn, new sales manager Pittman

SSN Staff  - 
Monday, July 18, 2011

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.—Samsung Techwin America on July 11 announced the appointment of Soon Hong Ahn as president of the video surveillance and security products supplier.

Formerly VP of global sales and marketing for the security division of Samsung Techwin Co. Ltd. in Korea, Ahn is familiar with the challenges and opportunities of the security and video surveillance markets in North America and Latin America.

According to a Samsung release, Ahn has already been a strong supporter of the company's evolution and growth in the North American and Latin American markets in the last two years. Samsung has focused on being a comprehensive supplier of security systems including video surveillance, access control, intrusion detection and alarm systems.

Earlier in the month on July 6 Samsung also announced that Jennifer Pittman has joined the company to fill the newly created position of south central regional sales manager. Her territory will include the states of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas.

Pittman’s previous experience includes new business development with SecureNet, Inc., account management with ASG Security, and sales positions at The Resource Corp, a manufacturer’s rep, and within ADT.