DEI Holdings announced multiple executive changes. DEI president/ CEO
becomes DEI chairman/CEO.
, DEI chief financial officer and Directed Electronics president, becomes DEI president/chief financial officer. Directed Electronics marketing executive VP
becomes president of Directed Electronics’ newly merged U.S. and Canadian business units, and Directed Canada president
becomes COO of the merged units. In other management changes,
has been promoted to DEI Holdings VP of finance and information technology.
has been hired as DEI Holdings corporate controller and treasurer.
has been promoted to the position of product management VP for Directed Electronics. And Directed Electronics senior sales VP
becomes senior sales VP for Directed’s merged U.S. and Canadian units …. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced the election of its 2012 executive board. Newly elected CEA executive board members include
, chairman and CEO, Cobra Electronics;
, sales and marketing VP, Aridian Technologies;
, president and COO, Sony Electronics;
, CEO, Invisionate; and
, president, Americas and executive VP, enterprise, Best Buy.
, president, Fry’s Electronics, and
, president and CEO, Home Automation (HAI), will continue to serve as board chair and vice chair respectively ….
has stepped down as president of
to pursue other opportunities. He previously headed the discounter’s CE, books and music business …
has been appointed chief marketing officer of Turtle Beach …
has been named president of Sennheiser Electronic Corporation, and
has been appointed general manager of Sennheiser Latin America …
, furniture merchant, has been promoted from executive director to VP of the Nationwide Marketing Group (NMG) … Tom Campbell, technology strategist and owner of
Enterprises, has been named senior technology advisor and officer of the 2012 Republican National Convention. Campbell has held similar roles at every Republican National Convention since the 1990s and will begin meeting with CE manufacturers to gauge their interest in participating with their technology and expertise at the 2012 event, he said.