Northridge, Calif. - Harman International Industries has named Dave Rogers VP/GM, Americas, Harman Consumer Division.
Rogers will report directly to David Slump, president of Harman Consumer Division, and will be based out of Harman's Northridge, Calif., campus.
The company said in Rogers' new role he will "aim to improve the profitability of Harman's strategic retailers and partners; speed up Harman's delivery of new products to market; and upgrade the company's customer marketing, sales distribution and supply-chain activities." Rogers will also be responsible for driving increased sales revenue across all consumer-product categories.
Rogers joins Harman following a 15-year career with Klipsch Audio Technologies, where he held senior-level sales and marketing positions across the United States.
Most recently Rogers was sales VP for the Klipsch, Jamo, Energy and Mirage brands, where he was responsible for driving the revenue growth of mass-market retail and movie-theater audio in Latin American markets. His other responsibilities included planning and implementing sales and marketing strategies, driving sales growth, and maintaining and securing retail distribution.