Industry veteran Mark Ingram is FST21’s, Southborough, Mass., new director of U.S. sales. Recently, Ingram served as manager of strategic distribution sales for Pelco by Schneider Electric and, prior to that, as president of Visonic Americas.

Ingram looks forward to drawing upon his broad experience in all spaces of the industry, including installation, distribution, residential sales and manufacturing, to help nurture and grow FST21. “The solution FST21 brings to market is beyond cutting edge,” he said. “They offer two key components for successful selling in the channel — ROI and RMR. FST21 has both with excellent ROI for the end user and robust RMR for the integrator.”

FST21’s access software solution — SafeRise® — utilizes FST21’s In Motion Identification™ capabilities to manage and control building entry points, common areas, elevators and parking areas. SafeRise recognizes people by the way they look and move, instead of swipe cards and FOBs. Ingram can be reached at

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