frankdefinaFrank De Fina, Samsung Techwin America’s senior vice president of sales and marketing was appointed to the Security Industry Association (SIA) Board of Directors Executive Committee. De Fina is designated as vice chairman of the board’s six-member Executive Committee, which is comprised of industry professionals who represent a broad spectrum of electronic security interests.

“I am looking forward to serving on the executive committee and helping to steer decisions that will address and fulfill the needs of the security community both now and in the future,” De Fina said.

De Fina’s career spans more than three decades in the professional electronics industry. Along with his designation as SIA’s vice chairman, he also holds positions on the International Biometrics Industry Association (IBIA), and is a board member of the Paley Center for Media (formerly Museum of Television and Radio), as well as a member of the board of the New York Friar’s Club Foundation.

“Frank has provided outstanding service to SIA as a member of the board of directors,” SIA CEO Don Erickson said. “Now that he is on the SIA Executive Committee, the organization will benefit even more from his incredible knowledge of the industry, insight into emerging trends, and commitment to promoting the overall growth of the electronic physical security sector. In selecting Frank for this position, board members recognized his vision and leadership, as well as his ability to help make SIA a stronger organization.”