HIKVISION has expanded its local team, with Michael Bates appointed by Hikvision as sales director to help develop the business in the Oceania region and Tony Lagan taking on a BDM role.

During his 13 years’ experience in the security industry, Bates has worked as general manager with boutique integrator AFN Security and as national sales manager with ADT, a role which incorporated management of over 100 staff, acquisitions, dealers and bureaus.

Meanwhile, in January 2014, Tony Lagan was appointed as Hikvision’s business development manager. A security professional with 13 years’ experience specialising in IP CCTV, Lagan has worked for Sony as national business manager, and also had roles with Avigilon, Anixter Siemens and Assa Abloy. Lagan has been involved in numerous major projects, including Myer (7000 IP cameras) and Harvey Norman (roll out of IP cameras to 300 stores).

Tony Lagan, business development manager, Hikvision