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Verrex Adds Three to Houston Team

Appointments made ahead of May 4 2012 open house and technology showcase

HOUSTON, TEXAS & MOUNTAINSIDE, NEW JERSEY USA / 20 March 2012 / — Verrex, a global design-build integrator and managed services provider of conferencing, collaboration and presentation technologies, has announced that three industry veterans have joined the company’s Southwest USA team based at the company’s Houston office. Darrell Tackett and David Grundy have joined Verrex’s global sales team as Senior Account Executives and Michael Reilly has joined as Project Engineer. All are responsible for delivering the entire suite of Verrex AV design, integration and managed service offerings to the region. The trio joins a team lead by Verrex Southwest Executive Director, Steve Peters.

“Verrex has a unique and comprehensive approach to delivering solutions to our clients,” said Mr. Peters. “Along with technical acumen, each member of our team must provide direct regional attention and also have the skillset to meet clients’ enterprise objectives. Darrell, David and Michael, with a combined experience of 75 years, are all very qualified to match the right Verrex solution to a corporate audiovisual need whether at a single location in Houston or throughout the globe. We are excited to add their expertise to our team.”

Darrell Tackett, CTS, joins Verrex as Senior Account Executive with over 20 years of technology solutions experience in Houston’s audiovisual market, serving clients regionally and globally. Most recently Mr. Tackett was Division Design Consultant/Estimator for integrator Ford Audiovisual where he was responsible for new technology evaluation and strategy as well as systems design and estimation. Other career highlights include AV Program Manager/Technical Lead with Devon Energy Corporation, Director of Design, Engineering & Integration with Fowler Productions and Senior Sales Support Engineer with Fairview-AFX. Mr. Tackett earned his Certified Technology Specialist designation from InfoComm International. He can be reached at dtackett@verrex.com.

David Grundy also joins Verrex as Senior Account Executive. With over 30 years of industry experience, he specializes in presentation technologies, systems integration, room automation, graphical user interfaces and digital signage. Mr. Grundy joined Verrex from Electra Link where he worked as an Audiovisual Estimator/System Designer responsible for job estimations, system design and project coordination. Other career highlights include Audiovisual Specialist with BMC Software, Director of New Media with Image Source, Technical Operations Manager with A.D. Vision and Chief Engineer/Senior Post Production Editor with Pearlman Productions. Mr. Grundy holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley. He can be reached at dgrundy@verrex.com.

Michael Reilly joins Verrex as Project Engineer responsible for engineering support including initial systems design drawings, equipment research and ensuring the integrity of Verrex designed systems. He has over 25 years of experience in the audiovisual industry most recently as Engineering Technical Director for Summit Integration Systems. Other career highlights include Systems Integration Group Manager with QCTV, Director of Technical Services with AVTECH and Audio/Visual Maintenance Engineer with TRW. He also spent ten years in the U.S. Army where he worked with Electronic Warfare Strategic Systems. Mr. Reilly holds a degree in Technical Science from Northern Virginia Community College. He can be reached at mreilly@verrex.com.

“We see tremendous opportunity for growth in the Southwest USA region,” said Verrex President & CEO, Thomas Berry Jr. “Conferencing and collaboration needs in sectors such as Oil & Gas, Financial Services and Legal are rising, fueled by Houston’s emergence as a crucial corporate hub. I look forward to the contributions these three individuals will make to the region and our entire global organization.”

Verrex Southwest office is located at 11777 South Sam Houston Parkway West, Suite B, Houston, TX 77031 USA and can be reached by phone at +1 713 402 1960.

About Verrex
Founded in 1947, Verrex is a global design-build integrator and managed services provider of complex conferencing, collaboration and presentation technologies. Specializing in enterprise-wide corporate solutions, clients engage Verrex to unify and enrich how they communicate, collaborate and articulate through videoconferencing, digital signage and other AV systems locally and globally. Superior performance is Verrex’s hallmark offering exceptional execution and consistent best-in-class standards in systems design, integration, installation, support and staffing. With principle offices in North America, Europe and Asia, Verrex has positioned its presence to serve key corporate hubs around the globe. For more information, visit verrex.com.

Verrex, the Verrex Logo and GMS are registered trademarks of Verrex Corporation and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries.
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Media Contact:
Theresa Hahn, Director of Marketing & Business Development
Phone: +1 908 664 8391
Email: thahn@verrex.com

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