Ridgefield Park, N.J. - Security products supplier Samsung Techwin America has promoted Soon Hong Ahn to president.
Ahn had been global sales and marketing VP for the security division of Samsung Techwin in Korea.
"I am very pleased to now be able to focus my full attention on the important security and video surveillance markets in the Americas," Ahn said in a statement. "My new position provides a great opportunity to help position Samsung Techwin America as the market leader. I am especially interested in receiving feedback from the dealer, integrator and end-user communities to help guide our efforts to improve and to earn new business."
According to the company, Ahn has been a strong supporter of Samsung'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.
The company restated its ongoing commitment to technology leadership, which includes development of new analog and network DSP chipsets equipped with differentiated core algorithms as a basis for video surveillance products offering additional features and superior performance in the marketplace.