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Verrex Appoints Daryl Grove as Asia Pacific Executive Director

KOWLOON BAY, HONG KONG / 27 June 2012 / — Verrex, a global design-build integrator and managed services provider of conferencing, collaboration and presentation technologies, today announced Daryl Grove has joined the company as Asia Pacific Executive Director. Mr. Grove will direct the day-to-day operations of the entire APAC region as well as execute strategic business initiatives including operational excellence and new market development. He will report directly to Verrex President & CEO, Thomas Berry Jr.

“Daryl has developed competencies and insights from his many years in Asia that are crucial to our growth, regional expansion and meeting demand in this market,” said Mr. Berry. “Our clients in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, Tokyo and elsewhere have great expectations as to the quality of their systems’ integrator. I am confident we will continue to surpass these expectations through Daryl’s exceptional leadership.”

Mr. Grove has gained valuable skill sets and business acumen from several industries including Audiovisual, Electronics and Information Technology. Most recently he was Executive Director of Global Sales & Major Accounts at FCS Computer Systems. Other career highlights include Executive Director of Sales at Principal One, Senior Account Manager at Infor and Sales Director with NetValue Ltd. Mr. Grove holds a Diploma in Economics – London School of Economics.

“Verrex has successfully fostered a culture dedicated to superior quality,” said Mr. Grove. “As an organization, they recognize that credibility and quality are crucial to this region and all the others we serve. I very much look forward to continuing to implement strategies focused on maximizing value to our clients and am delighted to be part of the team.”

Mr. Grove is based at the company’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong and may be reached at +852 3713 4200 or dgrove@verrex.com.

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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Theresa Hahn, Director of Marketing & Business Development
Verrex
Phone: +1 908 664 8391
Email: thahn@verrex.com

Verrex Promotes Two in Global Human Resources

Smith elevated to Global Vice President, Kwok elevated to Asia Pacific Director

MOUNTAINSIDE, NEW JERSEY USA & KOWLOON BAY, HONG KONG / 4 April 2012 / — Verrex, a global design-build integrator and managed services provider of conferencing, collaboration and presentation technologies, has announced the promotion of two of its Human Resources leaders. Matthew J. Smith, who previously served as Director, has been promoted to Vice President of Global Human Resources. He will oversee all aspects of HR including talent and organizational development, employee relations and recruiting efforts worldwide. David Kwok, who previously served as Manager, has been promoted to Director of Human Resources for the Asia Pacific region. He will have responsibility for employee recruitment, retention and relations throughout APAC. Mr. Smith and Mr. Kwok are under the strategic direction of Verrex President & CEO, Thomas Berry Jr.

“As Verrex continues to differentiate based on global reach, top-tier talent for our in-house teams and our clients’ onsite staffing needs is imperative,” said Mr. Berry. “Through their commitment to our organization, our values and the professional development of our employees, Matthew and David have made it possible for Verrex to recruit and nurture the industry’s top talent, regardless of geography. They have helped create an amazing high-performance, global workplace culture for both new and tenured employees.”

Matthew J. Smith joined Verrex as Director of Human Resources in 2008 with over 20 years of experience in Human Resources, talent recruitment, development and relations. As Vice President he will focus on global strategic growth, workforce plans and organizational effectiveness. Career highlights include Senior Executive IT Recruitment Consultant for Fortune 100 & 500 companies, Recruiter for Chubb & Son and Human Resources Manager/Recruiter for Braham and Associates. Mr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Saint Thomas University and received his Global Professional in Human Resources training from Villanova University. He is an active member in national and local chapters of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM). Mr. Smith is based at the company’s global headquarters in Mountainside, New Jersey.

David Kwok joined Verrex as Asia Pacific Human Resources Manager in 2010 with over 20 years of experience in advanced HR management practices. As Director he will continue to lead the company’s recruitment efforts, talent development and employee relations in regions such as Hong Kong, Singapore and Shanghai. Career highlights include Head of Human Resources Asia Pacific of Ericsson and Regional Human Resources Manager of Microsoft Greater China. Mr. Kwok finished study at Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a professional certificate in Human Resources and attained a Business Study at Lingnan University in Hong Kong. He is a professional member of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management. Mr. Kwok is based at the company’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong.

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
Verrex
Phone: +1 908 664 8391
Email: thahn@verrex.com

Verrex Expands Asia Pacific Sales Team

Joseph Mak and Tomi Kallio join Verrex Asia Limited to meet growing regional demand

KOWLOON BAY, HONG KONG & MOUNTAINSIDE, NEW JERSEY USA / 21 March 2012 / — Verrex, a global design-build integrator and managed services provider of conferencing, collaboration and presentation technologies, has announced the expansion of its Asia Pacific team with the addition of two new sales leaders. Joseph Mak, CTS, has joined the company as Director of Sales responsible for leading a multi-geographic team in delivering audiovisual solutions to business hubs throughout APAC including Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore and Shanghai. Tomi Kallio has also joined the company as Sales Engineer responsible for pre-sales design and engineering support for clients throughout the region. Both Mr. Mak and Mr. Kallio are based out of Verrex’s Asia Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong and report to Vice President of Enterprise Sales, Bill Chamberlin.

“Joseph and Tomi are outstanding additions to our team,” said Mr. Chamberlin. “They possess the deep range of regional industry experience to help Verrex expand throughout Asia Pacific. They also model the credentials and dedication that will help transform the market by raising the expectations of what a client should expect from their audiovisual partner. We are delighted to welcome them and their commitment to superior audiovisual solutions.”

Joseph Mak, CTS, joins Verrex as Director of Sales – Asia Pacific, with over 20 years of technology solutions experience including sales, marketing, business development and strategy. Most recently Mr. Mak was Regional Business Development Manager for Crestron. Other career highlights include a 17-year tenure at Thomson, where he undertook a variety of increasingly senior roles in Business Development, Marketing, Product Management, Sourcing and Engineering. Mr. Mak holds an MBA from OUHK, a Master of Science in Operations Management from Hong Kong Polytechnic University and is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Marketing and the Hong Kong Institute of Industrial Engineers. Mr. Mak earned his Certified Technology Specialist designation from InfoComm International. He can be reached at jmak@verrex.com.

Tomi Kallio joins Verrex as Sales Engineer responsible for engineering support including initial systems design drawings, equipment research and ensuring the integrity of Verrex designed systems. Prior to joining Verrex he was Business Development Manager at ServicePoint Australia. Other career highlights include Senior Technician for Spaceage Communications and Audiovisual Repair Technician for Audience Motivation. Throughout his career, he has also taken on a variety of freelance engineering contracts. Mr. Kallio holds an Associate Diploma in Electrical Engineering and an Advanced Certificate in Electronics and Communications from North Sydney TAFE. He can be reached at tkallio@verrex.com.
“I am proud to be able to show our ongoing commitment to the Asia Pacific market by adding two very talented audiovisual industry experts that will no doubt bring value to the clients we serve,” said Verrex President & CEO, Thomas Berry Jr. “Our continued expansion in this region – and all Verrex global regions – reflects the growth of conferencing and collaboration technology adoption by companies around the world. Verrex can deliver these enterprise solutions thanks to the expertise of global team members like Joseph and Tomi.”

Verrex Asia Limited is located at Suite 2701A, 27/F Exchange Tower, 33 Wang Chiu Road, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong and can be reached by phone at +852 3713 4200.

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
Verrex
Phone: +1 908 664 8391
Email: thahn@verrex.com

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. more

Verrex Appoints James Shanks to Lead EMEA Region

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM & MOUNTAINSIDE, NEW JERSEY USA / 7 March 2012 / — Verrex, a global design-build integrator and managed services provider of conferencing, collaboration and presentation technologies, today announced that James Shanks has joined the company as Managing Director of EMEA. In this appointment Mr. Shanks will be responsible for overseeing Verrex’s continued growth in the region by directing overall operations and resources. He will report directly to Verrex President & CEO, Thomas Berry, Jr.

“Verrex is committed to serving the Global 500 and EMEA is a vital part of that strategy,” said Mr. Berry. “With the scope and scale of our ambitions, James is an exciting addition to our global team. He has a clear vision of strategic direction and the tactical plans needed to support it. We are excited to expand Verrex’s EMEA footprint under his leadership.”

Mr. Shanks brings a broad background in sales, technical and operational team structures, focused on quality management, business development, project management and client, partner & vendor relations. Career highlights include Managing Director of systems integrator AVE Systems Ltd. where he was responsible for all aspects of day-to-day business operations and a staff of 56. Mr. Shanks was promoted to this senior role after serving as AVE’s Sales & Marketing Director. Prior to AVE, he held increasingly senior roles at Pendax UK Ltd., including Southern Regional Sales Manager and National Sales Manager.

“As a global systems integrator and managed services provider, Verrex stands apart from the traditional industry offering,” said Mr. Shanks. “The company demonstrates what can be achieved by providing partner relationships with our clients, in a more comprehensive manner than our competitors, focused on enterprise needs. I look forward to promoting Verrex’s 65-year culture of superior execution to the EMEA market as well as collaborating with the entire Verrex team to articulate that globally.”

Mr. Shanks is based out of Verrex’s EMEA headquarters in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom and can be reached at +44 (0) 1992 667 000 or by email at jshanks@verrex.com.

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
Verrex
Phone: +1 908 664 8391
Email: thahn@verrex.com

Verrex Houston Open House Scheduled for 4 May 2012

MOUNTAINSIDE, NEW JERSEY USA / 21 February 2012 / — Verrex, a global design-build integrator and managed services provider of conferencing, collaboration and presentation technologies, will hold an open house at its Houston-based Southwest USA headquarters on May 4, 2012 to celebrate the company’s continued expansion in the region. Key manufactures, including Christie Digital, will participate in a technology showcase during the event. Senior members of the Verrex team will include President & CEO, Thomas Berry, Jr., and Southwest Executive Director, Steve Peters.

“The addition of Houston to the list of key corporate hubs Verrex serves will benefit a number of global clients,” said Mr. Peters. “Adapting our footprint to match the enterprise needs of markets such as Oil & Gas, Finance & Banking, Chemicals, Healthcare and many other sectors is why Verrex expanded into the region. We look forward to opening our newly designed office to clients, partners and those not yet familiar with Verrex during out first annual Houston open house and technology showcase.”

The by-invitation-only open house, including technology showcase and BBQ, will be held on May 4, 2012 from 12:00PM to 6:00PM (CST), at the company’s Houston office at 11777 South Sam Houston Parkway West, Suite B, Houston, Texas. To attend, or for more information, please contact Jeannie Smith at jsmith@verrex.com or phone +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, Marketing & Business Development
Verrex
Phone: +1 908 664 8391
Email: thahn@verrex.com

Verrex President & CEO, Thomas Berry Jr., Elected to InfoComm Board of Directors

Verrex’s Thomas Berry Jr.

Third-generation of family owned Verrex, Thomas Berry Jr. brings global perspective to InfoComm board

MOUNTAINSIDE, NEW JERSEY USA / 10 December, 2010 / — Verrex, a global design-build integrator and managed services provider of conferencing, collaboration and presentation technologies, announced today that President & CEO, Thomas Berry, Jr., CTS, has been elected to InfoComm’s Board of Directors. more

Revolabs Announces Distribution Agreement with Verrex Asia Limited

MAYNARD, Mass., August 5, 2010 / –- Revolabs, Inc. (www.revolabs.com ), a leading provider of wireless microphone systems, today announced the signing of a Distribution Agreement with Hong-Kong based Verrex Asia Limited to increase the awareness and sales of the Revolabs Wireless Microphone product line in the Asian Pacific region. more

Verrex Expands into Asia Pacific with Opening of Verrex Asia Limited

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ USA & KOWLOON BAY, HONG KONG / June 30, 2010 / — Verrex, a design-build integrator and managed services provider of global conferencing and communication solutions, formally announced the company’s continued expansion with the opening of its Hong Kong-based Asia Pacific headquarters, Verrex Asia Limited. more

Verrex Appoints John Lockwood Senior Systems Design Engineer for EMEA

John Lockwood Verrex Senior Systems Design Engineer UK

John Lockwood Verrex Senior Systems Design Engineer UK

HERTFORD, HERTS UK / March 4, 2010 / — Verrex, a global integrator of audiovisual systems and managed services, today announced John Lockwood, CTS-D has joined its EMEA office, Verrex Limited, as Senior Systems Design Engineer. more

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