RTI Names New Commercial Market General Manager
RTI Names Brian van der Hagen Its New Commercial Market General Manager
SHAKOPEE, MN - June 7, 2010 - Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) today announced that it has named Brian van der Hagen as the company's new commercial market general manager. van der Hagen brings a wealth of experience in the commercial market to his new role at RTI, where he will be responsible for the sales and marketing activity of RTI's control solutions in the U.S. market.
"We are very excited to welcome Brian to the RTI team. He has considerable experience and a proven track record of success in the commercial market, not only as a sales representative, but also in holding key management positions for a manufacturer and a commercial integrator," said Pete Baker, vice president of sales and marketing for RTI. "His experience and established relationships throughout the industry will prove invaluable as we continue to expand in the commercial market, providing powerful, intuitive control solutions for any application, from hospitality to boardrooms, classrooms, and much more."
"I'm extremely pleased about this exciting opportunity and look forward to working with the RTI team, partners, and professional integrators across the nation," said van der Hagen. "RTI has enjoyed significant growth in the commercial A/V market, and I look forward to continuing to develop and build a successful division, and to delivering exceptional products and services across multiple segments."
van der Hagen comes to RTI from AMX®, a respected control system manufacturer, where he served as director of strategic accounts for the past three years. Previously, he held the position of regional sales manager for Visitec Marketing, where he represented a variety of product lines for commercial integrators, and served as technical services manager for AVI Systems, Inc., a well-respected systems integration firm. van der Hagen began his career in 1991 as an account representative for Blumberg Communications in Minneapolis.
van der Hagen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in management from Saint John's University in Minnesota. He will be based in Shakopee, Minn., and report to Pete Baker.
Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI), headquartered in Shakopee, Minn., is a leading manufacturer of innovative, sophisticated, and user-friendly control devices for professionally installed electronic systems. RTI's wide array of award-winning control solutions — including handheld and in-wall universal system controllers, central processors, and accessories, programmed via RTI's Integration Designer® software — are marketed exclusively through a worldwide network of professional integrators.
RTI was founded in 1992 with a committed focus on the custom installation market. This unwavering commitment was expanded and formalized in March 2007 with RTI's Committed to Custom (C2C™) initiative. C2C highlights RTI's dedication to the custom installation market, making it the leader in creating professional-grade and integrator-friendly control solutions that effectively address the challenges facing electronic systems integrators. C2C is further enhanced by RTI's dedication to customer service and with a wide variety of educational opportunities available to dealers through RTI's Advanced Control University (ACU). In addition, through RTI's Integration Partner Program, the company has reached out to many industry manufacturers (partners) to ensure that the RTI products integrate well with others.
Additional information on RTI and its innovative control solutions can be found at www.rticorp.com.
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