Cranbury, N.J. USA ­– March 29, 2002 – Iris ID, for more than 20 years the global leader in iris recognition technology, today announced the hiring of Abraham Peniche as the company’s Latin America regional sales manager. Peniche joins the company with 23 years of industry experience with market leaders in electronic security.

He is responsible for increasing sales and building customer relations throughout Mexico and Central and South America.

“Abraham is a proven security professional,” said Mohammed Murad, vice president, Iris ID. “He met or exceeded sales goals at each stop in his career. And he goes well beyond sales, creating strong bonds working with his customers to develop cost-effective plans for security upgrades. Abraham is a great fit for our LATAM operations.”

Peniche most previously served as a regional sales manager for Carbyne Inc., an international provider of emergency communications products and services. He also held titles including senior sales engineer, tech support specialist and training program coordinator for leading security firms including Genetec, OnSSI, Observint Technologies and Tyco Fire and Security

Peniche earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical mechanical engineering from Escuela Mexicana de Electronica in Mexico City. Also, he is certified on dozens of video, access control and VMS systems.