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i-PRO announces appointment of Gerard Figols as Chief Product Officer

Gerad Figols - i-PRO

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i-PRO has appointed Gerard Figols as its new Chief Product Officer (CPO).

According to the company, with a career spanning over 17 years in the physical security industry, Figols brings a wealth of global experience and strategic vision to his new role.

Previous experience

In his most recent position as President of i-PRO EMEA and i-PRO APAC, Figols demonstrated exceptional leadership in driving the company’s growth and success in these markets, the company says.

As Chief Product Officer, Figols will be tasked with spearheading i-PRO’s global product strategy.

“Gerard’s appointment as CPO underscores our mission to establish i-PRO as a truly global organization,” said Masato Nakao, CEO at i-PRO.

“Building on his years of experience working across cultures, Gerard will be able to leverage insights from different business regions to develop best-in-class products suited to the needs of different industries and markets.”

Commenting on his appointment, Figols said: “At i-PRO, we’re driven by innovation and the pursuit of excellence, leading the global market with our open AI platform and reputation for quality engineering.

“I am honored to take on the role of Chief Product Officer at i-PRO and excited to lead the company’s global product strategy focusing on ethical AI, cybersecurity and seamless integration with our VMS partners.

“By fostering international collaboration between i-PRO stakeholders and making it easier than ever for our channel partners to work with us, we will continue to drive innovation and deliver exceptional hardware to our customers worldwide.”

In a related announcement, i-PRO has appointed Jose Riolobos as Figols’ successor to the role of President of i-PRO EMEA.

For several years, Riolobos held senior positions within i-PRO and previously, Panasonic in Europe and Japan.

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