Philadelphia - Bill Clark, sales senior VP for Almo's dealer division, has announced his retirement, to be replaced by industry veteran Jack Halperin.
Halperin comes to Almo from New York metro-based retailer P.C. Richard & Son. He previously held several senior-level sales management positions during his 23 years at Sony Electronics where he spearheaded their online direct business through SonyStyle.com.
In his new role Halperin will be responsible for all consumer electronics and appliance dealer-based sales activities in
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the United States and will be based at Almo headquarters, here.
Warren Chaiken, Almo president and COO, remarked: "With over 25 years of sales and product experience in the CE industry, Jack will be an ideal addition to the Almo team ... as we continue to expand our operations."
Clark announced he will be retiring from Almo, effective July 31. He will continue with Almo as a consultant through the end of 2009 to ensure a smooth transition.
"For the past five years, Bill has worked tirelessly on the development of Almo's dealer business," stated Chaiken. "He and his management team have helped Almo's dealer business reach new levels. We are sorry to see him retire, but we wish him a healthy, happy retirement."