Mahwah, N.J. - D&M Holdings has named Brian Poggi president,
sales and marketing/Americas, reporting directly to D&M Holdings president,
Consumer Group Tim Bailey.
Poggi replaces Bob
Weissburg who resigned last July.
Poggi will be based here
and and have responsibility for directing new product, marketing and operating
initiatives for D&M consumer brands including Denon
and Marantz and Boston Acoustics.
He has brings over 30 years of management experience. In
CE-related businesses Poggi was with Polaroid for 20 years where he was senior
VP/GM, North America, leading the $1.3 billion business, president of General
Electric's GE Security Commercial Solutions Group, and he also led Life Clips, a
market leader of consumer analog-to-digital home-video services available at
Prior to joining D&M he was chief marketing officer at
Aegis Living, a leading industry leading senior health care provider.
Bailey said in a statement, "We are delighted to have an
executive of Brian's proven ability and expertise join our D&M team. We are
looking forward to how he will enhance our business model in the Americas by
not only helping guide key product development and marketing initiatives, but
by implementing operational enhancements that will help us maximize the performance of all our brands. His
experience in the retail sector will be invaluable to us as we continue to
enhance our support for retailers and bring them even more closely into our
product planning process. We are confident that all these initiatives
spearheaded by Brian will set the stage for greater innovation, growth and
profitability at D&M in 2012 and beyond."
Holdings. is a global operating company providing worldwide management and
distribution platforms for premium consumer, automotive, commercial and
professional audio and video businesses including Denon, Marantz, McIntosh
Laboratory, Boston Acoustics, Calrec Audio, Denon DJ, Allen & Heath,
D&M Professional and D&M Premium Sound Solutions.