Panasonic Security Systems, Secaucus, N.J., a division of Panasonic System Solutions Company (PSSA), named Luis C. Ruiz as eastern zone sales manager of its security products business unit. Ruiz has more than 17 years of business experience in managing sales and market development. He will be responsible for overseeing the daily activities of Panasonic Security Systems’ sales partners in the eastern region, while cultivating new sales opportunities for the company. Panasonic has also named William Polakowski as district sales manager in the southern zone covering Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. Polakowski brings almost 20 years of sales experience in the security and related industries to Panasonic. He will be located in the southern zone office in Suwanee, Ga.