Arteco Vision Systems Inc., St. Louis, a provider of intelligent video solution products for the security industry, hired Karl Lennon as eastern region sales manager. Lennon will be based in the Boston area. For more information about Arteco, visitwww.artecous.com.


Rod McDonald joinedBrink’s Home Security, Irving, Texas, as vice president and general counsel.

“Rod has the background to excel at handling the legal and policy issues we face at Brink’s Home Security. I’m pleased with his addition to our senior management team,” said Bob Allen, president for Brink’s Home Security.

McDonald earned his J.D. at the University of Arkansas School of Law. He holds a BS in Accounting from Louisiana Tech University.

ioimage, Denton, Texas, a provider of intelligent video appliances, appointed Tim Bell as vice president of sales for the central United States.

Bell has more than 20 years experience in the IT security industry. For more information on the company, visitwww.ioimage.com.


TheNational Burglar and Fire Alarm Association(NBFAA), Irving, Texas, appointed Mike Horgan, Stevens Point, Wis., to the Security Industry Alarm Coalition (SIAC) board of directors.

Horgan was president of Horgan Sales and Service Inc. until Jan. 1, 2007 when he became an owner of H&S Protection Systems Inc., a newly merged company consisting of Horgan and Sentra Protective Systems Inc., Waukesha, Wis.

The immediate past president of the Wisconsin Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (WBFAA), Horgan has also served as an NBFAA board of director and has chaired the WBFAA’s Alarm Response Management Committee. He currently serves on the NBFAA Industry Affairs Committee. In 2005, NBFAA honored Horgan with the Chartered State Association President of the Year Award.


Ron Orchid was named vice president of operations forGlobal Support Systems, San Antonio, a subsidiary of MDI Security Systems. In his position, Orchid will work with MDI and its customers to design enterprise-level security and technology platforms. Orchid has more than 35 years of experience in the security design and building contract industry in both the domestic and international markets providing systems integration, technical consulting, design and engineering services.