Hanwha Techwin, a global provider of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, announced today that Kevin Darnell has joined the company as Retail Business Development Manager for the retail sector in North America. In this new role, Darnell will help partners and customers implement surveillance solutions that maximize loss prevention and streamline business operations.
Prior to joining Hanwha, Darnell was the Director of Asset and Revenue Management, Loss Prevention at Caleres, Inc. (Famous Footwear, Allen Edmonds, Naturalizer and Sam Edelman). For the past two decades, he has also held senior loss prevention and asset protection positions at some of the country’s best-known retail brands including Radio Shack, Dollar General, Bass Pro Shops, Kmart Corporation, Michaels Stores Inc., and Lowes.
As the retail business development manager, Darnell will focus on the unique security needs of retail businesses including specialty, big box, grocery, discount / off-price, home improvement and warehouse retail stores, as well as customers in the restaurant sector including QSR, casual and fine dining.
“During his long career in retail, Kevin has always been seen as a trusted advisor to colleagues and employees. This advisory and trust-based approach will be reflected well in his new role at Hanwha. Kevin’s experience as a practitioner in creating LP budgets and ROI models, and deploying and deploying video surveillance technology in retail environments supports Hanwha’s mission to engage and listen to end users so we can develop the solutions they trust, ”said Jordan Rivchun, Head – Retail & Banking Solutions and Strategy, Hanwha Techwin America.
For more information on Hanwha’s retail and restaurant solutions, please visit our Retail Solutions page.
About Hanwha Techwin America
Hanwha Techwin America is a subsidiary of Hanwha Corporation, a South Korea-based company. Hanwha Techwin is a leading global provider of solutions for IP and analog video surveillance. Building on the company’s history of innovation, Hanwha Techwin America is dedicated to providing solutions with the highest performance, reliability and cost-effectiveness for professional security applications. Visit www.HanwhaSecurity.com.