dormakaba Adds AVP for Physical Access Control

dormakaba is pleased to announce that Rick Zimmerman has joined its Access Solutions Americas segment as Associate Vice President, Partner Development for Physical Access Control companies. He will focus on growth strategies across the dormakaba product and service portfolio with particular emphasis on door hardware and electronic access and data solutions in North and South America. Zimmerman will be based in the company’s Indianapolis headquarters.

“Rick is a bonafide industry leader,” said Alex Housten, Chief Operating Officer, dormakaba AS AMER. “His role was recently created to advance the dormakaba product line to serve the electronic security integration market with leading products, backed by our robust, customer first business model. Rick’s extensive experience includes entrepreneurial, high growth roles at market leading security technology integrators. Hehas a passion for the access control industry and the technology that leads to real solutions implemented at the end-user level.”

“The role of access solutions is changing due to the public’s heightened awareness of environmental hygiene at work, during travel, and in daily living,” said Zimmerman. “dormakaba’s door hardware and electronic access solutions play a vital role in assuring occupant and user confidence. Further integration and advancement of electronic locks, readers, credentials, software, door controllers, the power supply, and hosted services will better enable electronic security integrators to deploy adaptable, reliable, and secure systems in today’s modern, intelligent facilities.”

Zimmerman has over 25 years of progressive experience in electronic security at Stanley Security Solutions, Netech Corporation, and Presidio. Most recently, he served as Vice President of Security for Koorsen Fire and Security.

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About dormakaba

dormakaba is a leading global provider of access and security solutions. With trusted brands, such as dormakaba, BEST, Alvarado and Mesker, dormakaba is a single source for products, solutions, and services related to smart and secure access to buildings and rooms.  With roughly 15,000 associates, we are active in over 130 countries.

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