Ridgefield Park, N.J. - Joe Stinziano, who left D&M as senior sales and marketing VP for the Denon and Boston Acoustics brands, has surfaced at Samsung Electronics America, where he has been appointed to the newly created position of senior sales VP for the consumer electronics division.
Stinziano will be responsible for all Samsung electronics division sales efforts in the U.S., "allowing Samsung to be more responsive to its customers' needs," the company said. Stinziano will lead national, distributor and B to B accounts as well as regional sales efforts. Regional sales efforts will be split into East and West regions. Those regions will be headed up sales VP John Affriol and sales director Chris Annen, respectively.
Stinziano has more than 20 years of experience managing brands in the CE, telecom and IT industries. He spent three years at D&M, preceded by 10 years at Sony in the company's A/V and recording media businesses. He also spent eight years at AT&T/Lucent.