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Sharp Names Troetti CE Group Exec VP

2/21/2005 02:00:00 AM Eastern

Michael Troetti, a long-time Panasonic veteran, has been named Sharp Electronics' consumer electronics group executive VP, the company announced.

Troetti, who will report to Sharp Electronics Marketing Co. of America's president Noboru Fujimoto, will be responsible for U.S. sales and marketing, handling home entertainment and appliance products.

Troetti most recently served as president of Panasonic's appliance and commercial group, directing sales and marketing for consumer appliance, personal care and commercial products categories. He originally joined Panasonic in 1982 as a group sales manager for the brand, and later ascended to enterprise sales group president.

In a statement, Sharp said Troetti brings extensive experience in national account managements.

Reporting to Troetti are Bob Scaglione, consumer electronics marketing group senior VP; Steve McNally, who was recently promoted to display, audio and video products sales senior VP; and Michael Williamson, appliance sales VP.