Aegis Assessments, Inc. Appoints James Balman as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Aegis Assessments, Inc. (OTCBB OTCBB
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AGSI Automatic Government Source Inspection ) announced today that James Balman has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Balman has over 20 years experience in sales and marketing with an extensive background in developing and managing dealer networks in the telecommunication industry. Most recently, Mr. Balman served as Vice President of sales for one of the largest Motorola two-way radio A voice network that provides an always-on connection enabling the user to just "push the button and talk." Also called "dispatch radio," two-way radio has traditionally been used by police, fire, taxi and other mobile fleets. resellers in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. .
"Recent natural disasters in the U.S. and around the world have become front page news," Mr. Balman said, "but the real news is that our emergency responders still can't communicate with each other. The Aegis SafetyNet(TM) RadioBridge(TM) solves this problem by allowing first responders first responder First response personnel Emergency medicine A person employed in the public sector–EMT, fire fighter, police, volunteer EMS–whose duties include provision of immediate medical care in the event of an emergency; FRs have basic emergency to talk to each other over a common system using their existing radios. We are going to make the SafetyNet line of products the industry standard. We will be bridging one radio at a time, and expanding one dealer at a time by leveraging existing relationships in the industry to continually grow our business."
"Mr. Balman's initial focus will be on establishing a national network of value added resellers See VAR.
(company) value added reseller - (VAR, or "value added retailer") A company which sells something (e.g. computers) made by another company (an OEM) with extra components added (e.g. specialist software). for the SafetyNet RadioBridge," said Aegis President Richard Reincke. The SafetyNet RadioBridge interconnects incompatible radios and bridges them beyond their normal capabilities to provide immediate radio interoperability at an emergency site.
Mr. Balman will also be responsible for negotiating and managing product distribution and reseller relationships, overseeing customer support, and executing the company's sales and marketing strategy. His prior experience includes serving as Strategic Alliance Manager for Sprint, where he worked closely with both Cisco and Nortel. In addition to that position, Mr. Balman also served as general manager for the Sprint broadband wireless See wireless broadband. group in Phoenix, Arizona Phoenix /ˈfiːˌnɪks/ (English: Phoenix, Navajo: Hoozdo, lit. "the place is hot", Western Apache: Fiinigis) is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. , where he directed the launch of Sprint's first fixed wireless system in the country.
About Aegis Assessments, Inc.
Aegis Assessments Inc. (OTCBB:AGSI) is a wireless technology company that enables emergency responders to operate with increased effectiveness. Through the SafetyNet(TM) line of products, the company provides communications solutions to public safety agencies and commercial facilities for homeland security Noun 1. Homeland Security - the federal department that administers all matters relating to homeland security
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executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States and life safety applications. Integrating emergency and life safety systems available to the public and private sectors is the new challenge in homeland security that the company's products and technologies address.
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