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Dr. Ian Wilcock joins Irisys as Sales and Marketing Director

Posted by Richard Strange on Nov 26, 2009 4:07:00 PM

Irisys is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Ian Wilcock to the post of Sales and Marketing Director. Ian brings with him expertise in the application of technology in the retail and shopping centre worlds, specifically for the generation of management information and its use in increasing profitability. Ian has a track record in growing businesses and products from a wide set of perspectives – overseas expansion, structural change, proposition development, sales, commercial and marketing management.

Ian was a senior business leader within Experian and one of the original Directors of FootFall. He was an integral part of the team that built FootFall into a profit making business and subsequently sold it to Experian in early 2006.

Previously, Ian worked in scientific instrument sales and marketing management and consultancy with Renishaw plc, has an MBA from the University of Bath, a PhD & BSc in Chemical Physics from the University of Edinburgh and undertook postdoctoral research in physics at the Max Planck Institut in Berlin. Ian is also a non-executive director of Path Intelligence Ltd.

Commenting on the appointment Ian said “I am excited by the proven value that Irisys technology and products have and the huge potential for expansion in existing and new markets that exist”

David Clayson, MD at Irisys, added “Ian’s proven capabilities in the people counting/monitoring sector, and his earlier work in scientific instrumentation, is a perfect fit for his new role at Irisys, that is, to build on our world leading position in helping retailers achieve better customer service, and to grow sales of our thermal imaging product range through innovative partnerships with leading brand names in each of the application sectors.”