TDSi expands product and technical services teams with trio of appointments

Dariusz Stachowski

Dariusz Stachowski

Integrated security solutions manufacturer TDSi has announced the appointment of three new members of staff to expand its product and technical services teams: software test engineer Dariusz Stachowski, technical author Greg Hole and technician Ronaldo Nascimento.

As the new software test engineer, Dariusz Stachowski will play a vital role in developing and fine-tuning TDSi’s market-leading security software products.

Before joining TDSi, Stachowski held a number of support engineering roles including positions at Santander and Nationwide, having previously worked for Bournemouth and Poole College in the IT Department for a year.

“I’m excited to be taking on a security-focused position at TDSi,” said Stachowski. “There’s a great variety of projects to work on. It’s an excellent progression for my career which is very important to me. I relish the challenge and know it will be rewarding to be part of the company’s ongoing success.”

Reference point for sector professionals

Taking on the position of the new technical author at the company, Greg Hole’s role is key for producing comprehensive technical literature regarding TDSi products and services, in turn providing a vital reference point for installers, specifiers and systems operators alike.

Greg Hole

Greg Hole

Having studied Aerospace Technology and Management at the University of Hertfordshire, Hole was previously employed by Sunseeker International. His positions at the firm included electrical engineer, test engineer and quality system engineer.

Commenting on his new role at TDSi, Hole explained: “TDSi is a highly progressive company with an impressive track record of innovation and service. My role is to ensure that the technical literature for our products is accurate and accessible in order to assist our many partners and customers. I’m now looking forward to working with the development and support teams and supporting the company’s ongoing success in this crucial role.”

 

Ronaldo Nascimento joins the business as a technician, assisting TDSi with the development of new products including prototypes and rigorous testing.

Before joining the TDSi team, Nascimento worked for Dorset-based renewable energy provider PowerNaturally, designing mechanical and electrical systems.

Commenting on his new role, he told Risk UK: “I will be working closely with TDSi’s technical team to ensure we continue to develop new products and explore new ideas and ways of providing the best solutions. TDSi will be helping me to broaden my knowledge and is a key part of my career progression. I’m particularly looking forward to the variety of projects that this new role has to offer.”

Key additions to the team

Ronaldo Nascimento

Ronaldo Nascimento

Talking about all three appointments, Mike Sussman (TDSi’s technical director) said: “The TDSi product development process relies upon a number of disciplines. These new appointments highlight the diversity of professionals involved. From the testing of our integrated security software systems to the writing of technical guides and specification documents and technical assistance with product development and evaluation, Dariusz, Greg and Ronaldo are key additions to the team.”

Sussman concluded: “This is an exciting juncture for TDSi as we see our business continue to expand and rapidly move forward. We’re delighted to welcome Dariusz, Greg and Ronaldo to our team. It’s a strong indicator of our firm commitment to the continued development of the business which will benefit our customers and partners alike.”

Established in 1982, TDSi has been at the forefront of the access control and integrated security management market for over 30 years. The company’s diverse and comprehensive product range encompasses access control systems, biometric readers (fingerprint and facial), security management software, IP CCTV cameras and storage media and Video Management Software.

Millions of people every day rely on TDSi cards to gain secure, reliable access to installations. ISO 9001 accredited, TDSi’s access control solutions range from standalone products to networked and integrated systems for all sectors.

The company serves customers across a wide range of areas including healthcare, finance/banking, education, transportation, ports and airports, the utilities, industry and the retail sector.

Clients include Bristol International Airport, the University of the West of England, Guildhall School, Natwest Bank, Bentley Motors, Vodafone, Université de Caen, CHU de TOURS, Ecole Centrale de Nantes and Arcelor Mital.

About the Author
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.

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