Farshid Parhizkari, Vivotek Australia and New Zealand country manager.

VIVOTEK has promoted Farshid Parhizkari to the position of Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) country manager, as well as appointing Lakshan Gunasekera as the business development manager, and Bell-Ami Nemteanu as project technical support for the region.

Parhizkari has worked with Vivotek for more than 16 years and brings to the role an extensive knowledge in IP surveillance fields, channel management and a successful sales track record. Gunasekera is a leader in the IP surveillance industry with over 10-years’ experience in channel management as association with a well-known network camera manufacturer and an information technology distributer.

Lakshan Gunasekera, Vivotek Australia and New Zealand business development manager.

Nemteanu is also from an IP surveillance background, and is at the vanguard of integrated solutions with over 10-years’ experience in implementing and commissioning complex systems including network cameras, video management software (VMS) and unified security platforms. The new team will ensure its valuable customers and partners obtain local support in the highest possible standard.

“Vivotek always thinks outside of the box by exploring potential opportunities and building the capability of our products through customization and modification,” said Parhizkari. “Our highly developed and robust engineering capacities let us implement the highest level of technologies with extensive strategic alliances and leading international software and hardware partners, which in turn allows us to tailor solutions for different vertical markets through our strong partnerships in the region”.

Bell-Ami Nemteanu, Vivotek Australia and New Zealand project technical support.

“To ensure that all partners are highly familiar with our products and solutions and to provide the best practice for end users, Vivotek established the Expert Certificate II (VEC II) program, which, from 2017, has trained more than 200 security experts and technicians in Australia and New Zealand.”