As Abtec Building Technologies seek to enhance its service offering to industrial and commercial customers, the award-winning smart buildings provider has announced the appointment of Kieron O’Toole as Head of Industrial IoT.
In his role, O’Toole will lead the business unit responsible for the design and management of IoT, and data infrastructure for commercial customers – from edge to core to cloud. This allows Abtec to deliver greater expertise and value in smart buildings and the new wave of smart factories being implemented. The Industrial IoT service brings together Abtec’s range of digital services including IT/OT converged data networks; high availability data centres and WAN; cyber security; intelligent lighting, heating and access control; CCTV; presence tracking; and 24/7 infrastructure and energy management.
foundations reduce operational cost and risk for customers, but they also form
the bedrock of wider Industry 4.0 programmes such as digital twins, supply
chain integration, machine learning and AI optimisation, whilst enabling a
world of new Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) sensors and applications to
Prior to joining
Abtec at the beginning of October, Kieron has worked extensively across the
industrial and enterprise ICT environments in systems engineering and
businesses improvement roles for organisations such as Polestar Interactive and
BT Global Services. He is also a member of Aston University’s Industrial
Advisory Board and the Institute of Consulting.
appointment, Kieron comments: “It is an exciting time to be joining Abtec
Building Technologies. Industrial IoT will play a transformative role in
customer experience and production efficiency and will enable new ways of
working across the entire supply chain. Using my knowledge and experience, I am
looking forward to being part of Abtec leveraging its unique expertise, assets
and service wrap in the industrial market to provide our customers a reliable
data infrastructure partner.”
Dave Watkins, Director of Abtec Building Technologies, concludes: “We are delighted that Kieron has joined Abtec in this new role. He has a proven track record in delivering results, and his expertise will add value to our business as we grow our Industrial IoT service offering.”