SIA Appoints Siemens Industry's V-P to the Board

By George Backwell
Friday, August 15, 2014
Rich Cillessen: Photo SIA

The Security Industry Association (SIA) says it has appointed Rich Cillessen, vice president of enterprise security at Siemens Industry Inc., to its Board of Directors.

As vice president of the enterprise security business line, Cillessen is a senior executive with a proven track record of building businesses and delivering outstanding results, during a career spanning more than 15 years in both the domestic and International market. Since 2013, he has led the strategy, vision and sales for Siemens Enterprise Security business. He is responsible for strategic account management for key security clients.

“SIA is pleased to welcome Rich Cillessen to its Board of Directors,” said SIA Chairman John Stroia, chief operating officer, The Will-Burt Company. “Siemens has been a significant supporter of SIA initiatives, and continues to augment that support with Rich’s commitment to join the SIA Board. We are honored to have this respected leader serve in this important role on behalf of the industry.”

“I’ve been in the security industry for my entire career, and I’m very pleased to have this opportunity to serve as an advocate and educator for security companies and their clients,” Cillessen said. “I look forward to joining the world-class board of SIA as we collaborate for the benefit of all security companies.”

About the Security Industry Association
The Security Industry Association (SIA) is the leading trade association for electronic and physical security solution providers, with more than 500 member companies representing more than 300,000 security leaders and experts who  endeavor to shape the future of the security industry.

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