Kris Hornung Joins Genetec as Vice President of Sales for Latin America

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Security Industry Veteran to Drive Market Expansion and Sales Strategies in Latin America

Kris Hornung, Genetec

Genetec Inc. is well known throughout the world as an innovation driver that develops and delivers the most sophisticated, open-platform IP security solutions

Genetec Inc., a manufacturer of unified IP security solutions, today announced the appointment of Mr. Kris P. Hornung as Vice President of Sales for Latin America. In his role, Mr. Hornung is responsible for Mexico, the Andean and South Cone regions, Central America and the Caribbean. Based in Colombia, Mr. Hornung’s responsibilities include developing sales strategies to further increase the company’s reach in the growing Latin American markets, oversee the recruitment of regional sales managers and facilitate expansion of the company's network of certified systems integrators throughout the region.

A seasoned security industry professional with over 25 years' experience, Mr. Hornung joined Genetec Inc. after holding senior sales positions at Avigilon, Verint and IONODES, a manufacturer of advanced IP encoding and video processing solutions. Mr. Hornung holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University and an MBA from California Lutheran University.

"Genetec Inc. is well known throughout the world as an innovation driver that develops and delivers the most sophisticated, open-platform IP security solutions,” said Kris Hornung, vice president of sales in Latin America, Genetec Inc.. “I am pleased to become part of the Genetec Inc. organization and excited with the positive reaction I have already received from the loyal channels and clients in Latin America.”

"We’re excited to welcome Kris to Genetec Inc. to meet growing market opportunities in Latin America with our open-platform, IP access control, video surveillance and automated license plate recognition (ALPR) solutions,” said Guy Chenard, vice president global sales & business development at Genetec Inc., “With Kris' experience in developing international sales strategies, and his thorough understanding of the Latin American security industry, we are better positioned than ever to further grow the business and better support our integrators and customers’ needs in the region," added Chenard.

About Genetec Inc.
Genetec Inc. develops open-platform software, hardware and cloud-based services for the physical security and public safety industry. Its flagship product, Security Center, unifies IP-based video surveillance, access control and automatic license plate recognition (ALPR) into one platform. A global innovator since 1997, Genetec Inc. is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, and serves enterprise and government organizations via an integrated network of resellers, integrators and consultants in over 80 countries. Genetec Inc. was founded on the principle of innovation and remains at the forefront of emerging technologies that unify physical security systems. For more information about Genetec Inc., visit:

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