Axis appoints African business development manager

Global leader in network video surveillance, Axis Communications, has appointed Barry Howell as their new Business Development Manager for Africa.
Howell, who will be based in the company’s Johannesburg, South Africa office will be focusing on developing new business and potential partners for Axis Africa, which means engaging with consultants, architects and engineers.
Apart from Howell’s role as Business Development Manager, he is also involved in the Axis Architecture & Engineering (A&E) program which is used to build strong relationships and ensuring that Axis’ products is specified in the early stages of projects. Thus the developing of new business’ and potential partners for Axis across Africa.
Born and bred in the Free State, Howell has worked in the construction and engineering industry for 6 years and has worked for two of the major construction/engineering companies in Africa, Stoncor Africa and NUI as a Product and A&E Manager.
“We’re excited to have Barry join our team, his good relations within the construction industry will be a great asset for Axis. We look forward to working with Barry to take the company into a new era of development” says, Roy Alves, Business Development Manager, MEA, Axis Communications.

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Axis is a Swedish-based IT company offering network video solutions for professional installations. Founded in 1984 and operating worldwide with offices in more than 20 countries, Axis is an innovative global market leader in network video, driving the ongoing shift from analogue to digital video surveillance.  The products are used for security surveillance and remote monitoring, but also in installations in order to streamline customers’ business processes. Based on open IP standards, Axis network cameras connect to any kind of IP network, including the internet, providing advanced video analytics features, such as motion detection, audio detection and tampering alarm solutions.

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