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Andy Farmer to Lead International Sales and Strategic Partnerships for Salient Systems

International sales and global strategic alliances a focus as Salient Systems continues its growth in the electronic security industry.

AUSTIN, TX – January 23, 2015 -- Salient Systems Corporation, a leader in enterprise video surveillance solutions, is pleased to announce Joseph Andrew Farmer has been appointed to Director, International Sales and Strategic Partnerships for the company. Farmer will report to Tom Chamard, Executive Vice President of Sales at Salient Systems.

Mr. Farmer is an accomplished sales professional with a 25+ year career of outstanding success in the electronic security industry. He has proven himself to be instrumental in establishing strategic partnerships and international business relationships to increase channel revenue and drive new business during his recent tenure as Senior Director of Business Development responsible for global strategic alliances at Avigilon Corporation.

In addition, Mr. Farmers experience encompasses many successful years as Director of Distribution and Major Accounts with S2 Security and Director of Global Business Development at Tech Systems, Inc. Mr. Farmer brings invaluable experience to Salient Systems as the company expands it sales, marketing and operational influence.

In his new role, Farmer will be part of the corporate team that presents and arranges large, complex security management systems sales in strategic accounts, including global deployment standards while maintaining a single point of contact for both the systems integrator partner and project rollout. His leadership will position Salient Systems in the forefront of the physical security industry, direct the team to implement strategies for strategic and international growth, and support the corporate objectives for revenue and profitability.

Andy Farmer is a highly respected professional within the industry. He understands the dynamics and driving forces for strategic growth and success and will be instrumental in positioning Salient Systems to take advantage of the extraordinary opportunities we see in the market, comments Tom Chamard, EVP.

About Salient
Salient Systems offers comprehensive, enterprise video surveillance systems designed for the full range of surveillance technology needs from analog to IP to Cloud. Based on open architecture, CompleteView VMS scales from entry level to enterprise and provides everything needed to manage a multi-server, multi-site video surveillance installation from a desktop, laptop or mobile device.