Philip Brown, general manager ANZ, Interlogix.

FIRE & Security Products Group in Australia reports Philip Brown has been appointed new general manager for the Australia and New Zealand business. UTC Fire & Security Australia Pty Ltd trading as Interlogix is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.

Brown is well suited for this role with more than 14 years of experience leading both fire and security industrial business units across Australia and New Zealand. He has held a number of senior management positions including executive general manager at Wilson Group and more recently general manager, Stanley Black and Decker ANZ.

“We’re delighted to welcome Philip to the products group. His leadership experience and proven ability to deliver growth make him a great fit for our business and I’m looking forward to seeing continued success over the coming years,” said Gabriel Daher, global director intrusion & smart home products.

Brown will be responsible for overall business direction as well as the business units within the Australian group – namely Interlogix and Kidde – and all associated brands under these units such as the LenelS2 portfolio, the Quell consumer brand and more.

“It’s an exciting time for us here in Australia where Philip – with the backing of our leadership team and dedicated staff – positions us well to capitalise on what we have already achieved,” said Bradley Taylor, national sales manager said.

“I’m looking forward to helping lead this already successful business to a new level for not only our customers, but also our staff. We want to be the workplace of choice for individuals, and also the partner of choice for fire and security solutions across the residential and commercial space.”