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Denis R. Hébert

Chairman of the Board, Security Industry Association (SIA)

Denis R. Hébert is presently President of Feenics Inc, an Access Control as a Service (ACaaS) provider. He most recently served as the President & CEO (December 2002 - June 2015) of HID Global Corporation, a manufacturer of secure identity solutions. The company is owned by Assa Abloy, a Swedish supplier and manufacturer of locks. In this role, he acted as president & CEO of the business over a 12.5 year period, providing strategic guidance and leadership, while growing the business tenfold through a mix of strong organic development and more than 20 acquisitions. Mr. Hébert also concurrently served as the Executive Vice President (October 2007 - June 2015) for Assa Abloy AB, where he was a member of the Assa Abloy executive team, contributing to corporate and strategic planning for the overall group. Mr. Hébert presently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Security Industry Association, having been a Board member since 2009. He has also been a member of ASIS International for over 28 years, having participated in the Montreal (QC), Paris (FR), Bay area (NorCal), Orange County (SoCal) and Austin (TX) chapters. Prior to Assa Abloy, Mr. Hébert was a senior executive for 17 years with Honeywell International, having served as President of NexWatch (formerly Westinghouse Security Electronics) in Fremont, CA; Managing Director of Honeywell S.A. in Paris, France; Director of Financial Institutions business segment, Regional Manager for Quebec and Marketing & Engineering manager for Honeywell Canada. Denis is a graduate of the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University in Montréal, having obtained both a Bachelor of Commerce and an MBA. In addition, he completed the Market Leadership program at IMD in Lausanne. LinkedIn profile:ébert