HARTFORD, Conn.—Since UTC announced Sept. 28 that it merged UTC Fire & Security and Carrier Corp to form UTC Climate, Controls and Security Systems under the leadership of Geraud Darnis, more personnel changes have been made that affect the security and fire businesses.
FARMINGTON, Conn.—When Scott Buckhout became president of UTC Fire & Security in March, his job as president of Global Fire Products became vacant.
In May, the company, which is based here, announced that Mark Barry has now stepped into that position.
BRADENTON, Fla.— Before taking over her new role as president of Global Security Products for UTC Fire & Security, Kelly Romano spent a year as SVP of global sales and marketing. During that time, she spent a lot of time with integrators, VARs and dealers, who she said are interested in the seamless integration of access, video and intrusion and locking systems. While UTC Fire & Security already provides that kind of integration with many of its products, the company will be bringing more integrated solutions to market, she said. This demand, and the fact that technology changes so rapidly, means “we need to accelerate the new-product introduction time to market.”
HARTFORD, Conn.—After raising $2.25 billion last week, UTC closed quickly on its announced purchase of GE Security. With everything a done deal, SSN editors were quick to forward over questions about the future for GE Security’s dealers and products.