Onity Appoints Jim Vinson as Vice President of Sales for North America

  • Onity
  • 01.21.10
 Onity announced the appointment of Jim Vinson to the position of vice president of North America sales.

In his new role, Vinson will be responsible for sales of all Onity product lines, including electronic locking solutions, in-room electronic safes and energy management systems. He will report to Onity president, Mark Gordon, and will lead the North America sales team for all market segments, including hospitality, education and commercial divisions. Onity, one of the world’s leading providers of electronic locking solutions, is part of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

Vinson joins Onity’s management team with over 30 years experience in the commercial access control market. Since joining Onity in 2008, he has served as vice president of commercial sales in the North American region. Prior to joining Onity, his roles included serving as president of Northern Computers, president of SECURITYINC, and vice president of USA Sales for Simons Voss.

Vinson holds a BA in Political Science from Western Illinois University and a MS in Criminal Justice from Eastern Kentucky University.

Onity (formerly TESA Entry Systems, Inc.), a leading global provider of electronic locking systems, offers innovative technological solutions and services for the hospitality, corporate, education, government and marine markets. The company’s ever-expanding family of facility management solutions includes electronic locks, in-room safes, and Senercomm® energy-management systems. Headquartered in Duluth, Ga., Onity has research and development and manufacturing operations in Spain, Mexico, China and the United States, as well as an extensive sales and service network that spans more than 115 countries around the globe.

Onity is part of UTC Fire & Security, which provides fire safety and security solutions to more than one million customers around the world.  Headquartered in Connecticut, UTC Fire & Security is a business unit of United Technologies Corp., which provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide.

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