Hanwha Techwin is expanding its team with the appointment of Kevin Darnell as retail development manager.

FREMONT, CA: Hanwha Techwin, a pioneering supplier of IP and analog video surveillance solutions, announces that Kevin Darnell has joined the firm as Retail Business Development Manager for the retail industry in North America. In this latest role, Darnell will be responsible for supporting partners and customers to deploy surveillance solutions that boost loss prevention and optimize business operations.

Before joining Hanwha, Darnell was Director of Asset and Revenue Management, Loss Prevention at Caleres, Inc (Famous Footwear, Allen Edmonds, Naturalizer, and Sam Edelman). Over the past few decades, he has also served as the senior loss prevention and asset protection positions at some of the nation's most popular retail brands, including Radio Shack, Bass Pro Shops, Dollar General, Kmart Corporation, Michaels Stores, and Lowes.

As Retail Business Development Manager, Darnell will stress retail enterprises' unique security requirements, including specialty, big box, grocery, discount/off-price, home enhancement, warehouse retail stores, and customers in the restaurant industry, including QSR casual and fine dining establishments. 

Throughout his long career in the retail sector, Kevin has always been regarded as a trusted advisor to his peers and co-workers. This consultative and trust-based method will translate well into his new responsibility at Hanwha. Kevin's practitioner experience developing LP budgets and ROI models and using and implementing video surveillance technology in the retail environment fully helps Hanwha's mission to engage and listen to end-users so the firm can develop the solutions they trust it to build.  

Hanwha Techwin America is a subsidiary of Hanwha Corporation, a South Korea-based enterprise. It ia also a leading global supplier of solutions for IP and analog video surveillance. Developing on its history of innovation, Hanwha Techwin America is dedicated to offering solutions with the highest levels of performance, reliability, and cost-efficiency for professional security applications.