Yossi Harel. CEO & MD, CSM.

Industry stalwart, Yossi Harel, has been appointed to the dual roles of CEO and managing director of national Australian security distributor, Consolidated Security Merchants.

Harel said the CSM business was growing at 30 per cent annually and the entire team was looking forward to meeting the challenges of the next decade.

“With a stable of quality brands, including DDS, Crow, IndigoVision, TVT, Aiphone, ASSA ABLOY, Honeywell, Dahua, Vesta, ARRC Systems, FSH and HID and branches in NSW, Victoria, WA, SA and Queensland, Consolidated Security Merchants is one of Australia’s leading electronic security distribution businesses and I’m excited by the possibilities,” Harel said.

“Our 44 dedicated employees are intensely focused on listening to the needs of integrators and installers, and providing them cost-effective, industry leading solutions. CSM is constantly innovating in all technologies and our technical support and design house offer customers outstanding levels of experience and expertise.”

According to Harel, David Pettigrew has now been appointed CSM general manager, while Wayne Trethowan is manager technology and infrastructure, Casey Jobben is Qld branch manager, John Varthalis is Victorian sales manager, George Knou is NSW/ACT branch manager, Tim Sharman is WA branch manager and Daniel Orr is SA branch manager.