Lisa Castor, former VP of Thomson's communications (telephone) organization and a 12-year company veteran, named VP of the company's audio/video and communications operations ... Keith Haas, sales director for Onkyo USA's Onkyo and Onkyo Professional brands, adds sales director responsibilities for the company's Integra brand. Haas will report directly to newly named president Ken Araki and manage the coordination of the sales division. Also reporting to Araki are executive VP Tom Ishiiand national sales manager Joe Petrillo, who will continue to be responsible for key account sales … D&H Distributing has promoted 20-year company veteran John Alifano from sales manager to manager of the CE division ... Bruno Ayanian joins Micro Innovations as executive VP/chief financial officer ... John Johasky has joined Samsung's IT division as marketing VP while Andrew Weis has been named marketing manager for displays … Helge Fischer, managing director of Jamo U.S., has been named as chair of the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association's (CEDIA) 2006 Manufacturers' Council ... Sophia Avery, ex-Xantech and Direct TV, named NetStreams sales VP … Computer accessories maker Micro Innovations promoted Eddie Mizrahi to chairman/co-CEO, from president/CEO. He will focus on strategic planning, expansion opportunities and product development. Overseeing day-to-day operations will be Arnold Kezsbom, president/co-CEO, who previously had been president/GM of the Gibson Baldwin Music Education division of Gibson Guitar. Prior to that, he held senior management positions at Recoton.


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