New York — The Anti-Defamation League’s National Consumer Technology Industry divisio
New York — The Anti-Defamation League’s National Consumer Technology Industry division is honoring Denise Morales, David Bilas, Mitch Paull and Peter Weedfald at its annual dinner on Nov. 9 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, here.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Torrance, Calif. — Lenbrook America, marketer of the NAD and PSB audio brands, has appointed Travis Huff as central region sales manager.
Huff comes to the company with a retail background that includes the founding of Pure Audio in Columbia, Mo.
Huff will be based in Columbia and will report to president/CEO Dean Miller. Huff joins Lenbrook’s other regional managers, who are Jim Price in the East, Paul LeMay in the West, and Dan Coons in the Southeast, along with technical sales support manager Gary Blouse.
Denver, Colo. – Ricoh Imaging Americas has named Brian McIntosh its new marketing director.
McIntosh will oversee the strategy, planning, and execution of all marketing activities including, communications, product management, advertising, public relations and customer support for North America.
Ricoh said McIntosh will direct the team’s efforts to create seamless messaging, sales tools, an improved consumer experience, while harnessing the brand value from both the Ricoh company brand as well as the Pentax product brand.
Hauppauge, N.Y. — Audiovox Electronics announced Dan Murphy has joined the company as telematics solution VP.
Murphy will be responsible for overseeing all location-based services programs, including Car Connection and its derivatives in the company’s connected lifestyle category.
Audiovox is a wholly owned subsidiary of Voxx International.
Murphy has previously held positions at Sony Electronics and XM Satellite Radio. He was mostly recently at Sureal SOS, a consumer emergency-response start-up.
Brea, Calif. — Doug Turner has joined OSD Audio, the high-performance audio company, as sales VP.
Dave Chai, OSD Audio’s president and CEO, said in a prepared statement: “Doug is one of the most savvy and creative leaders in consumer electronics today. He has the foresight and experience to react to ever changing market shifts and trends. We’re happy to have him on board.”
In his current role, Turner is responsible for all aspects of OSD Audio’s sales and product marketing, in addition to brand marketing and related responsibilities.
Charlotte, N.C. – Electrolux Major Appliances North America has hired Daren Couture as end-to-end supply chain senior VP.
Couture, who joins the majap maker from Danaher, will oversee the supply chain and nine North American manufacturing facilities, including the newest cooking appliances plant in Memphis.
Secaucus, N.J. – Panasonic North America Friday named former Best Buy executive Julie Bauer as the new president of its Panasonic Consumer Electronics sales division.
In the position, she effectively replaces Kitajima Shiro, who returned to Japan at the end of February.
Washington — Tom Campbell, veteran CE retail executive, is joining the faculty of Georgetown University Graduate School to teach a new course on the branding and marketing of technology.
Campbell, who will continue in his role of corporate director and company spokesperson with Video Audio Center of Santa Monica, Calif., has become an adjunct faculty member and senior advisor to the Georgetown Global Education Institute.