New leadership for building manager Knight Watch Inc.

KALAMAZOO–Knight Watch Inc. announced Ryan Bailey as CEO, Darren Cobb as president, and founder Eric Lindsley as chairman of the board.

Bailey has a career of more than 20 years in physical security and integrated systems.

“I am honored to be selected as one of the next leaders of this great organization,” said Ryan. “It will be my mission to build upon the vision Eric created for the company and lead us to the next level of success.”

Cobb has 25 years of experience at Knight Watch, the last 10 years as COO. He will continue to focus on strategic growth, developing people, and organizational efficiency.

“I am grateful and honored for the opportunity to serve as President of Knight Watch, and I am committed to steering our company towards even greater achievements and growth,” Darren said.

Under Lindsley’s leadership, Knight Watch has expanded its footprint to over 50 countries and counting, diversified its offerings, and solidified its position as a leader in security, life safety, temperature controls, and software development. In his new position as board chairman, Eric will continue to provide consulting and guidance as Ryan and Darren take the company to new heights.

“I’m comfortable with the transition to chairman of the board because of the confidence I have in Ryan, Darren, and the leadership team living our mission statement: bettering the lives of our customers and employees,” Lindsley said.

Knight Watch is a building integration company making buildings secure, comfortable, and energy efficient, offering a comprehensive range of services, including physical security, fire protection, HVAC controls, building automation, and software development.

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