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TCL North America Appoints Chris Hamdorf To Senior VP

Hamdorf joins a broader TCL executive team expansion

Chris Hamdorf, Senior Vice President North America, TCL

As part of a new organizational strategy to support their next phase of growth, TCL has announced the appointment of Chris Hamdorf to Senior Vice President for North America. Hamdorf will play a vital role as TCL diversifies its product line and aggressively climbs the ranks of America’s top electronics brands. With a notable career in the CE industry, Chris brings more than 20 years of success in sales and marketing to TCL.

TCL North America has also recently expanded their executive team further with the additions of Chris Hogan as Vice President of Sales for Smart Home and Scott Ramirez as Vice President of Product Marketing and Development for Home Theater.

“As TCL continues to expand its product portfolio and drive new, big screen TV technologies, we must prepare for continued brand growth and ensure we that we have the leadership talent to guide us. With Chris’ experience and wide range of skills, he is the perfect addition to help TCL own the living room and lead us into this next phase of growth.” said Michelle Mao, President, TCL in a statement. “TCL has been one of North America’s leading consumer electronics brands, achieving the number two market share position in Television. This ongoing success is contingent on our ability to attract and retain prime talent, as well as deliver best-in-class products to our customers. I am confident that our new executive team will allow us to continue to elevate the TCL brand.”

Before joining the TCL team, Chris was most recently Senior Vice President of Sales at LG, after holding key sales and management positions at Sharp, Whirlpool, Maytag, and Amana. As an esteemed electronics and appliance industry sales veteran, he has extensive expertise in go-to-market and channel strategy creation, team leadership, customer relationship management, account planning, data-driven decision making and consumer-focused marketing development. Chris will take the reins on developing and executing TCL’s plans to become America’s preferred electronics brand.

“I am thrilled to join a world class organization like TCL and lead this accomplished group of sales and marketing professionals they’ve assembled during the company’s rapid climb to the top,” said Chris Hamdorf, Senior Vice President, TCL. “TCL’s global and domestic growth over the past few years has been exponential – a testament to the talented team and outstanding product lineup – and I look forward to taking on their aggressive goals as we enter this new chapter together. I plan to continue TCL’s upward trajectory and pave a way for even more success as its home theater and home comfort divisions develop and further solidify TCL as one of the world’s premier consumer electronics brands.”

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