Union City, Calif. - Bob Hana, formerly NEC Technologies' Visual Systems Division vice president, was named president of high-end custom home theater display manufacturer Runco International.
Hana will oversee the day to day operations, reporting Sam Runco, who retains his role as CEO. At NEC Hana had been responsible for the overall division management. NEC produces and sells large-screen professional multimedia presentation products including LCD and DLP-based projection systems and large screen plasma display monitors in North America..
He had worked for NEC since 1983, and had headed the Visual Systems Division since 1995. NEC is a key components and systems supplier to Runco.
'This is a major milestone for our company,' said Sam Runco. 'Bob represents the key element in strengthening our management team as we prepare for our next level of growth here at Runco, and the launch of the Vidikron and Projectavision brands. Our close relationship with Bob over the years leaves no doubt that he is the right person for the job.'