Shakopee — Oct. 15, 2015 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI), a leading control and automation manufacturer for residential and light commercial settings, today announced that Mike Everett has been promoted to vice president of sales and marketing, Americas. In his new position, Everett will oversee all of the sales and marketing activities for RTI and its Pro Control division in the North and Latin American markets, including defining the company's strategic direction, developing new initiatives and business opportunities, and managing sales and marketing departments.
Everett brings over 30 years of experience in the AV industry to his new role. He joined RTI in 2006 as regional sales manager, rising to general manager of Pro Control in 2009. Previously, he owned a Florida-based integration company, ProHome Technologies, Inc., and served as a buyer for Minneapolis retailer Audio King.
"Mike has been a key contributor to the success of RTI for nearly 10 years and is well equipped to step into this demanding role," said John Demskie, RTI's founder and CEO. "Leading our Pro Control division, his solid technical background and considerable industry experience have been instrumental in creating a strong market impact. We look forward to having his leadership behind our RTI product line as well."
"Utilizing my experience, I will aim to expand RTI's market presence, while improving efficiencies, customer service, and revenue growth," said Everett. "With my strong understanding of the industry, I am looking forward to working closely with our partners to take intuitive control and automation solutions to new heights."
Everett is based at RTI's Minnesota headquarters.
# # #
About Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI)
Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) delivers the connected world to users' fingertips via advanced control and automation systems for residential and light commercial applications. Perfected over twenty years, the company's award-winning solutions let users take complete control over their home or business with ease, bringing together entertainment, distributed A/V, lighting, climate, and security into one simple user interface. For electronic system contractors, RTI's systems are backed by the company's world-renowned Integration Designer® programming software, which allows them to deliver a completely customized control experience and powerful third-party integration.
Guided by a passion for redefining the limits of engineering, the RTI portfolio of powerful, yet affordable, central processors, A/V distribution products, Apple® and Android™ apps, in-wall touch panels, and beautiful handheld remotes deliver smart and reliable control in elegant form factors. Headquartered in Minneapolis, the company's control solutions are sold across the globe via an authorized dealer network. More information is available at www.rticorp.com.
Visit RTI at CEDIA EXPO 2015, Booth 5742
Tel: +1 (801) 255-0595
Director of Communications
Tel: +1 (952) 253-3105