Paxton, global designer and manufacturer of electronic access control and door entry systems,  recently appointed Mark Kidd-Anderson to its Business Development team for South Africa.

Based in Cape Town, Mark will support and assist distributors and installation companies in the East, West and Northern Cape regions via training and presentations. He will ensure they are aware of Paxton’s product offerings and are taking advantage of the sales opportunities available.
Mark joins Paxton with over 16 years experience in the security industry, previously holding roles at Elvey Security Technologies, Pentagon Distribution, Inhep Electronics and most recently Reditron.

Commenting on the appointment, Dan Drayton, Country Manager for Paxton, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Mark onboard at what is an exciting time for the company.  His depth of industry knowledge will provide great value to our customers and help accelerate our growth right across South Africa.”

Mark is looking forward to the challenges ahead and said: “I was introduced to Paxton two and half years ago, the company, and its range of products have never disappointed  – from support to training to high level management interaction. Paxton proudly stands for customer service and innovation, while maintaining simplicity and high levels of professionalism, all of which I am excited to be a part of.”

Paxton recently announced that its access control software, Net2 is now available licence free and the company also offers free, hands-on installer training for its complete range of networked access control and door entry solutions.

To find out more about the company please visit, or to register your interest in attending one of Paxton’s training dates, please email

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