St. George, Utah — Wilson Electronics, a maker of cellphone signal boosters, has named Robert Van Buskirk as president/CEO and to its board.
St. Petersburg, Fla.- HSNi, the interactive multichannel retailer has named Judy Schmeling chief operating officer, effective immediately, and continues as chief financial officer.
Chino Hills, Calif. — Gary Richard Bennett, a 40-year veteran of the consumer electronics industry, passed away on Thursday, May 9, after a 13-month battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Jupiter, Fla. — Home and car electronics distributor Audio America has named Jonathan Elster CEO, replacing Ryan Munder who will remain as chairman.
Hoffman Estates, Ill. — Sears Holdings has appointed Jeff Balagna executive VP and chief information officer.
Green Bay, Wisc. — Marla Maney has been hired to the newly created position of marketing manager for outdoor and custom flat-panel TV resource Séura.
Santa Clara, Calif. — Intel’s board of directors today named company veteran Brian Kryzanich as its next CEO.
Tokyo — Dozens of Sony executives including CEO Kazuo Hirai are foregoing bonuses this year to atone for the electronics units slumping sales and profit performance, according to reports from Japan Wednesday.