Mike Wlotzko, former corporate sales director for Panasonic Computer Solutions, named president of Panasonic Consumer Electronics' Sales Group president, succeeds Dave Bearden who retired at the end of March ... Brian Schroeder named VP/connectivity business unit sales and trade development and Tim DiGioia VP/television sales and trade development at Thomson ... Sam Duncan, ex-Shopko CEO, named president/CEO of OfficeMax. He succeeds Christopher Milliken, who resigned in March over rebate billing improprieties … Eddy Hartenstein, ex-DirecTV CEO, and John Mendel, American Honda Motor's automobile operation's senior VP, have been nominated for election to the board of XM Satellite Radio. Elections will be held at the XM shareholders' meeting May 26 ... Conn's board has extended the terms of office of CEO Tommy Frank, president Bill Nylin and senior VP David Atnip by three years and chief financial officer David Rogers' by two … Rob Geller appointed sales VP at Peerless Industries ... William Heuer has been appointed senior VP, digital imaging division, Casio ... Paul Boyer, president/COO of Meijer, was promoted to vice chairman and co-CEO, sharing the chief executive office with co-chairman Hank Meijer. And Larry Zigerelli, executive VP, was named president ... Brian Sandifer, former project manager with Definitive Concepts, joins Integra as system design specialist, responsible for dealers' technical support ... Scott Gill has been appointed president/CEO of mounting solutions company Chief Manufacturing, taking over day-to-day operations from current chairman, president/CEO Dale Glomsrud, who continues as chairman of the board. Prior to his promotion, Gill had been COO, heading up operations and product development since he joined Chief in March 2004.