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Morgan Guenther, TiVo president, will resign from the company effective Jan. 31… Richard Burns re-joins SONICblue as sales VP, while Jim Hollingsworth, currently marketing VP, will expand his role by assuming control of the Connected Product Group (including Replay TV). Pankaj Shah, currently engineering director, has been named VP/advanced technologies; and Steven Schlief was hired as operations VP… Ross Portugeis, formerly with Turner Broadcasting and MGM/UA Entertainment, named THX Ltd. sales VP… Jerry Cave, Rockford Fosgate's regional sales manager, has been named brand marketing manager… Stephen Rader, ex-ACCO World's Kensington Technology Group, joins Samsung's ZiREX unit as sales & marketing VP… Stokey Marco, ex-Pionner and Seiko exec, joins Toshiba as product planning director for video.

Bob Borchardt, chairman, CEO and president of Recoton, will serve as for a second year as chairman of the Electronic Industries Alliance… Jeff Myatt, former education minister with Russound, joins IntelliNet Controls unit as product marketing manager…Roger Soucy, Russound's training and technical support manager, named education and technical services manager…Charell Robinson, a 14-year Bose veteran, joins Sound Advance as national sales manager…Eleanor Cannito, former Diam International and Eastman Kodak sales exec, has been named Eastern zone director, and reports to John Riddle, regional sales manager... Mark Schnoll, formerly with AudioQuest, joins the Equity Group as group product manager for Bowers & Wilkins Loudspeakers, Classe Audio and Rotel…Craig Palmer, chairman, president and CEO of eWanted, an Internet startup, joins Gracenote as president and CEO, replacing David Hyman, who headed the search effort and has taken the roles of chief strategy officer and executive VP of sales and business development…Kenneth Barna, formerly with Sears, has joined RadioShack as VP/internal audit and controls…Mark Blecher joins Kodak's online photo subsidiary Ofoto as president…. Howard Handler, veteran marketing exec with NFL, MTV and others, named chief marketing officer all of Virgin Mobile USA's branding, marketing and sales efforts.


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