PSA and USAV have announced the appointment of Matt Barnette as CEO. PSA/USAV’s current CEO, Bill Bozeman, plans to retire from the organization in 2021. Barnette most recently served as VP of Physical Access Control Solutions North America Business Unit for HID Global and previously held the role of President at Mercury Security.
“We are thrilled Matt has accepted our offer to be PSA’s next CEO,” Board Chairman, Dan Budinoff, said. “Finding a replacement for Bill was no easy feat, but after an extensive search, Matt’s reputation in the industry, unparalleled experience and leadership acumen proved to be the perfect combination to lead PSA into the future.”
Barnette is a seasoned veteran in the physical security industry with more than 30 years of experience in management and executive roles. He joined Mercury Security in June 2016. After the successful sale of Mercury to HID Global in October 2017, Barnette maintained the operational responsibility for the Mercury business worldwide, in addition to leading the HID Government Solutions Business (PIV) and the HID Global Accounts organization.
Bozeman has more than 40 years of experience in the systems integration business and has been PSA’s CEO since 2000. He initially brought USAV into the PSA organization due to his belief in the synergies between security and AV integration.
Barnette starts at PSA on January 1 and will work alongside Bozeman for a transitional period.
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