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Joe Petrillo, ex-Bose and Tops Appliance exec, joins Onkyo USA as national sales manager…Rick Schuett, ex-new business development VP with Lutron, joins Acoustic Innovations as acting sales & marketing VP…Michael Dell, chairman/CEO of Dell Computer, will deliver the first-ever International CES Industry Insider presentation during the show on Thursday, January 9, 2003 …Harry Elias, executive VP/chief operating officer of JVC America, was a featured speaker at the recent AVB/Brand Source buying group meeting in Las Vegas where he urged members to "stay focused on inventory turns" and the importance of "maintaining a customer base."…Oscar Ciornei, COO of Russound, has resigned effective October 1 but will continue with Russound as a consultant…Sonny Graugnard, owner of Graugnard's Furniture in Louisiana, re-elected chairman and president of the Best Brands Plus buying group…Ben M. La Marca has been named president of Kyocera Optics and will be responsible for Kyocera's North American digital imaging operations…Glen Johnson has joined Cory Home Delivery Service as information technology director…Tom Campbell, Ken Cranes' spokesperson and board member, was presented a distinguished service award by the White House for his work in being a liaison between the CE industry and the Federal Government... Bruce Kuperman has been promoted to sales and marketing VP at DBL Distributing, while Robert Johnson, ex-MCI/Worldcom exec, joins DBL as sales director, and Jerry Pelosi, former Revlon and Frederick's of Hollywood exec, joins the company as operations director…Erik Zeberg Thorup, project manager for Jamo in Denmark, has been named marketing director for Jamo US, the American division of the speaker company…Todd Humora, former ATI design engineer, joins Sonance as electrical engineer while Ryan Gordon, ex-Rescue Solutions International sound engineer, becomes Sonance's mechanical engineer…Roderick Sherwood was named Gateway's CFO effective Oct. 1... Citing a lack of time to attend board meetings, Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle Corp, leaves Apple Computers' board of directors effective Sept. 20.


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