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VingCard Elsafe Appoints Oliver VP, GM, North America

VingCard Elsafe, manufactuers electronic locking, security and energy management solutions for the hospitality industry, and part of the ASSA ABLOY group has appointed William J. (Bill) Oliver as Vice President and General Manager, North America. In this new role, Oliver will be responsible for leading all sales and customer operations for VingCard Elsafe brands in the U.S. and Canada. In collaboration with the executive management team, he will oversee strategic sales efforts to expand these key markets and accelerate the company’s overall growth. In addition, he will head up initiatives to streamline customer operations and maximize customer satisfaction through enhanced service and support.

The company’s brands include VingCard, electronic locking solutions, Elsafe digital in-room safes, and Orion by VingCard Elsafe energy management systems.

"Bill is a seasoned hospitality professional who knows the business inside and out, having extensive experience in both hotel operations and the electronic hotel lock industry. With his knowledge and expertise, as well as an intense focus on customer operations, I am confident that he will help us to fortify our position as the global leader in hotel security technology, as well as establishing VingCard customer service as unmatched in the industry,” said Bob Aquilino, president, VingCard Elsafe, Americas.

Oliver’s appointment is part of a new organizational structure for VingCard Elsafe, with a focus on improving customer service operations and fulfilling the rapidly changing technology needs of the global hospitality industry. He brings to his new position a wealth of corporate sales and operations experience, gained through senior leadership positions in diverse markets across the U.S. During his successful 27-year career, he has also managed a wide range of hotel properties, from premium-branded, full-service hotels and casino resorts to independent boutique hotels with prestigious groups. In addition, he has held Board of Director level positions with various Hotel/Motel Associations and regional Convention and Visitors Bureaus.

Before joining VingCard Elsafe, Bill was founder and president of Evolve Hospitality Group, a successful hotel industry consultancy that assisted both global manufacturers and hospitality companies with business development, financial and operational improvements. Prior to that, he spent six years in the electronic locking and security technology industry with Onity, Inc., serving as Vice President of Sales & Operations for North America and EMEA, and later as Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing. Previous positions include senior management positions with prestigious hospitality organizations, such as Noble Investment Group, Winegardner & Hammons, Vista Host, Inc., and Peabody Hotel Group, among others.

For more information, please visit www.vingcardelsafe.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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