Genetec names Hills as APAC Distributor of the Year

From left: Michel Chalouhi, Daniel Lee and Guy Chenard (Genetec) Jourdan Garde, David Lenz, Louis Mavrelis and John Richardson (Hills) Nadia Boujenoui and Andrew Elvish (Genetec).

Genetec Inc (“Genetec”), a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, operations and business intelligence solutions, has named Hills Ltd (ASX:HIL) as their 2018

Asia Pacific Distributor of the Year. This is the fourth consecutive year that Hills has won the award and highlights Hills’ strong performance as the biggest building technology distributor in the Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) region.

Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, Genetec is distributed exclusively in ANZ by Hills and is represented in over 80 countries worldwide by a network of resellers, certified channel partners and distributors. The company is well-known in the ANZ market for its market leading solutions such as Genetec™ Security Center, Synergis™ (Access Control) and AutoVu™ automatic licence plate recognition.

Hills CEO and Managing Director, David Lenz, said that receiving the award for the fourth consecutive year was a significant achievement for Hills, and reflected the company’s investment in the Genetec portfolio across ANZ.

“Working with our key systems integrators, we’ve seen Genetec achieve solid success over the past 12 months, validating the business development work that has been undertaken in industry verticals including government, infrastructure, transportation, law enforcement, stadiums and major commercial projects.

“We’re pleased to be recognised for our strong performance once again,” Lenz said. “We’ve focused on supporting our partners by providing strong pre-sales capabilities so they can deliver purpose-built solutions. Market leading technology from Genetec, aligned with key system integrators supported by Hills’ local expertise, is a winning combination.”

“Genetec has been in ANZ for over 9 years and we are committed to delivering above and beyond expectations to the system integrators that in turn deliver a world-class unified physical security platform to the end-user. We are very pleased to recognise Hills 2018 effort as our value-added distributor in driving growth for the Genetec business in the ANZ region,” said Daniel Lee, Managing Director, Genetec APAC. “They continue to demonstrate commitment, leadership and innovation to solidify existing business and to develop new vertical markets and the New Zealand market.”