Advanced Appoints Ibrahim Saad to Director of Design Engineering

Adding support to its expanding Canadian and American based systems integration divisions, Advanced, North America’s leading AV integrator, today announced the appointment of Ibrahim Saad to Director of Design Engineering. Effective immediately, Saad leads the design and engineering initiatives for Advanced’s high profile North American enterprise and retail projects, and plays a vital role in strengthening the company’s relationships in the construction and AV consulting communities.

“We are thrilled to welcome Ibrahim to the team,” said Mark McPherson, Executive Vice President of Advanced. “He has a broad and deep background in audiovisual systems design and engineering that is going to bring a new perspective to our projects that will greatly benefit our growing customer base in all vertical markets.”

Saad previously served as a Technology Consultant - Projects Lead for ET Group. Prior to this, he spent over 13 years at Techno Q, where he advanced from Projects Engineer to Sr. Account Manager - Systems Consultant, and finally to the Head of AV Systems Consultants and Designers. He also recently obtained a Certification of Technology Specialist - Design (CTS-D) from InfoComm International. He is also a Certified Quality Designer -AV (CQD), Extron AV Associate, and a Digital Media Certified Designer (DMC-D 4K, DMS). Saad has a B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Al Balqa Applied University.

“I’m very honored to join the Advanced team,” Saad said today. “This company is known for its innovative and creative solutions, as well as the wide breadth of projects the team tackles. This, along with Advanced’s focus on videowalls and the collaboration space, makes it an extremely attractive proposition to join the team. I’m excited to see what I can achieve, and how I can help them continue to flourish on a global scale.”

According to McPherson, Advanced is aggressively seeking out the best talent in AV and is actively looking for other candidates to fill project management, sales, installation, service technician and CAD design roles. For more information on Advanced, as well as open positions across a variety of fields, click here.

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