Kari Williams, former Vice President of Marketing at Rolls Royce, is the second major addition to Optilan’s executive management team this year. Optilan is a global service provider for critical network infrastructure, energy, pipeline integrity, rail, telecommunications and renewable energies
NEW YORK, Sep 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Dark Pulse, Inc. (OTC Markets: DPLS) (“DarkPulse” and the “Company”), a technology company focused on the manufacture, sale, installation and monitoring of laser sensor systems on its patented BOTDA dark pulse sensor technology (the “DarkPulse technology”), which provides a data stream of critical metrics for assessing the health and safety of the infrastructure, announced today Kari Williams, former Rolls Royce VP, as Sales & Marketing Director Appointed to the Optilan Executive Team.
Ms. Williams joins Optilan from the legendary Rolls Royce brand, where she most recently served as Vice President of Marketing for Services. After spending time in the UK and Thailand, Ms. Williams has worked with customers, suppliers and governments worldwide in a variety of sectors such as civil aerospace, defense and energy markets with a focus on sales, business development, marketing and transformation.
At Rolls Royce, Ms. Williams provided the strategic direction for the Services branding story and helped the company successfully develop new opportunities through offers and negotiations for original equipment and service contracts.
At Optilan, Ms. Williams will be responsible for developing Optilan’s sales pipeline and helping to reach Optilan’s target sectors, including renewable energy and the railroad industry, which have been key strategic growth areas since Bill Bayliss was named CEO in early 2020 have been identified. Proven experience in services, customer requirements and life cycle will support Optilan’s ambitions in these sectors. As part of this, Ms. Williams will also lead the company’s reinvigorated branding and marketing strategy, which is focused on building highly scalable, highly optimized marketing functions to generate revenue and market value.
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Ms. Williams is the second key addition to Optilan’s executive management team this year, following the appointment of Adrian Bannister, who recently joined Optilan as Chief Financial Officer.
Ms. Williams holds an honors degree in business management and a master’s degree in supply chain management. She is also committed to diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion and is a qualified first aid worker for mental health.
Commenting on the appointment of Kari Williams, Bill Bayliss, CEO, said: “I am delighted that someone of Kari’s caliber has joined Optilan. As a dynamic, seasoned leader bringing strong global brands to international markets, Kari will be an invaluable addition to helping envision the future for Optilan. The appointment of Kari is an important part of our overall strategy to ensure a strong customer focus. I look forward to working closely with her to take our values and service to the next level. “
Ms. Williams commented, “It’s a really exciting time for Optilan, a high growth, international company with high quality integrated service offerings. With major projects getting back on track after DarkPulse’s latest investment, I am looking forward to the challenge and will help lead the next phase of growth. “
Optilan is a leading global independent system integrator for security and communication systems. With a 30 year pedigree, our customers trust us to protect and protect the integrity of their assets by managing the risk of delivery over the life cycle of our solutions. By promoting a collaborative design approach to complex problems, we offer innovative solutions that are tailored for even the most demanding locations and project sizes. It is important that our commitment to our safety culture remains unchanged to ensure that everyone goes home safely every day. We orchestrate the resilience of the company with a range of end-to-end solutions combined with connectivity and professional service on a global scale.
Today’s business environment is more dynamic than ever. In response, companies are being asked to move at “internet speed” and evolve with continual changes and disruptions that are accepted as the new normal. We complement our bespoke, integrated know-how with a curated ecosystem of leading manufacturers to achieve both high quality and lasting results.
We pride ourselves on promoting a unique culture full of talented personalities. Our industry focus ensures that our account teams are fully accredited for their operational areas. Our professionals have the ability to adopt and embed our expertise in existing platforms, processes and cultures in order to offer our customers exceptional added value.
Beyond our operational area, we strive to take into account the effects of our global footprint and to reduce the associated environmental and sustainability risks. Taken together, these factors are what differentiate us and why customers continue to trust and invest in our services.
Further information is available at: www.Optilan.com
About DarkPulse, Inc.
DarkPulse, Inc. uses advanced laser-based monitoring systems to provide rapid and accurate monitoring of temperatures, strains, and stresses. The company’s technology excels when applied to live, dynamic critical infrastructure and structure monitoring, including pipeline monitoring, perimeter and structure monitoring, aircraft structure components, and mining safety. The company’s fiber-based monitoring systems can support markets that are not currently served, and its unique technology covers extensive areas and any event that translates into the detection of a change in strain or temperature. In addition to the company’s ongoing efforts to market and sell its technology products and services to its customers, the company continues to explore potential strategic alliances through joint ventures and licensing opportunities to further expand its global market position.
More information is available at www.DarkPulse.com
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