Days after the industry learned Tony Byerly would be stepping down as president of Stanley Convergent Security Solutions (Stanley CSS), North America, the company has announced his replacement.

Marty Schnurr has been appointed president, taking the place of Byerly, who had been the president of Stanley CSS since January 2011.

Brett Bontrager, senior vice president and group executive, Stanley CSS, issued the following statement regarding Schnurr's appointment to president, Stanley CSS. “I would like to thank Tony Byerly, who has truly been a consummate industry professional. Tony has been instrumental in building CSS into what it is today, a North American leader in commercial security systems integration and monitoring,” Bontrager said. “We are pleased to welcome Marty, who has been with the company for more than 16 years as a business development and integration leader at Emhart and a business president at Hydraulic Tools, to the CSS business. I’ve personally seen what Marty can do at two different business units within Stanley Black & Decker, and we’re excited that he can begin making contributions to the growth of CSS immediately,” Bontrager said.

SDM and Security Magazine were informed that no interviews are available at this time.

Stanley Security Solutions recently purchased security integrator Niscayah for $1.2 billion.

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