Irvine, California, 20 June 2018 – Standalone digital lock manufacturer Codelocks Inc. appoints Matt Welty as its new General Manager. Working from the company’s office in Irvine, California, he will be responsible for development of the company and driving growth throughout North America.
Matt comes with a wealth of experience in the security industry, having worked in senior roles for a number of leading American door hardware manufacturers over the past thirty-seven years. Alongside his door and security expertise, Codelocks will benefit from Matt’s far-reaching sales, marketing and strategic capabilities.
Commenting on his new appointment, Matt said: “I am pleased to be joining a successful global corporate company and I am looking forward to further growing the business. I believe that Codelocks can achieve tremendous growth in the Americas by better understanding and meeting the needs of both current and future customers.”
Matt will focus on replicating Codelocks successes across all regions and explore further internationalization of the company.
Colin Campbell, Managing Director of Codelocks, said: “Matt’s sales and marketing knowledge, strong financial acumen and passion for developing people made him the stand out candidate. He will be integral to Codelocks continued growth in North America and we will benefit from his experience in the market and rapport with the established locksmith distribution channel.”
Matt holds a Masters of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Psychology. Matt resides in Carmel, Indiana, with his family and will share his time between the Irvine office and Codelocks Inc.’s distribution network. In his spare time, he is a volunteer helping to develop business opportunities in Ghana and is a keen motorsport fan.
Codelocks Inc. and Matt will be attending IMLSS Expo Scottsdale in Arizona at the end of this month and ALOA Convention & Security Expo in July.