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Christopher Freeman Appointed as Onity’s Commercial Product Manager

Published on Thu Feb 19, 2009 6:10 am
Source:  Onity/Press Release

Christopher Freeman Appointed as Onity’s Commercial Product Manager

ATLANTA — DECEMBER, 2008 — Onity has announced the appointment of Christopher Freeman to the position of commercial product manager. Based at Onity’s world headquarters in Duluth, Ga., Christopher will be responsible for managing the lifecycles of all commercial locks and software for Onity. This includes the CodePro and Integra product lines, CT locks and any new platforms that fall under the Onity commercial products category, which includes corporate, military and education sectors. Christopher will also be the liaison between all functional departments, including engineering, sales, tech support and sourcing for the development, launch and implementation of new platforms and technology. Onity, one of the world’s leading providers of electronic locking solutions, is part of UTC Fire & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).

Christopher brings over 10 years of sales and marketing experience in leadership roles with an extensive background in consumer goods and commercial products to his new position at Onity. Christopher was the brand and product manager for PrideSports, a position that required him to oversee international marketing efforts and global branding for all golf related products. Previously, he also served as product manager for Hitachi Koki, USA LTD. where he managed the pneumatic and powered equipment division for North America. At Hitachi, Christopher was the team lead in development and launch of numerous construction products representing over $134 million in annual sales. Christopher holds a B.B.A. degree from the University of Georgia and a B.S.I.T. from DeVry University.

About Onity
Onity (formerly TESA Entry Systems, Inc.), a leading global provider of electronic locking systems, offers innovative technological solutions and services for the Hospitality, Corporate, Education, Government and Marine markets. The company’s ever-expanding family of facility management solutions includes electronic locks, in-room safes, and Senercomm® energy-management systems. Headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, Onity has R&D and manufacturing operations in Spain, Mexico, China, and the U.S., as well as an extensive sales and service network that spans more than 115 countries around the globe. For information about Onity’s electronic hospitality solutions please visit

About UTC Fire & Security
Onity is part of UTC Fire & Security, which provides fire safety and security solutions to more than one million customers around the world. Headquartered in Connecticut, UTC Fire & Security is a business unit of United Technologies Corp., which provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries worldwide. More information can be found at

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