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Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of, will deliver the opening keynote address of the sixth annual CEA CEO Summit, June 19-21 in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. For more on the event, visit Walsh, former Sharp Electronics and Tops Appliance executive, joins Karl's Sales & Service, based in Fairfield, N.J., as executive VP/chief operating officer of the six-store chain…Mark Knox, ex-Samsung executive, joins Sharp Electronics as product marketing director for digital media devices …Len Roberts, RadioShack chairman/CEO, elected chair of The United Way of America by its board, effective immediately …John Todd, chief operating officer and CFO of SONICblue, announced his resignation but will remain a consultant with the company. His successor as chief operating officer has not yet been named, but Marcus Smith, ex-ReplayTV exec, was named interim CFO. And Greg Ballard, former CEO of chipmaker 3Dfx Interactive, joins SONICblue as marketing and product management VP …Michael Flink has left Levin Consulting to join InterTAN, the Canadian RadioShack operation, as executive VP/marketing and merchandising …Tateki Ueda, managing director of Pioneer Manufacturing Thailand, becomes president of Pioneer Industrial Components, the U.S. manufacturing subsidiary for car audio products …Bart Greenberg, longtime sales executive with Sharp Electronics, joins Yamaha Electronics as sales manager for video products … Samsung Telecommunications America has promoted three executives to VP: Roy Cole has been named North America sales VP; Muzibul Khan, product management and engineering VP; and Randall Smith, product marketing and business development VP…John Tafoya, ex-business development director at Roxio, joins Ahead Software AG as business development VP…Susan Littleton, ex-Value America and Micron Technology exec, joins CEA as marketing director …Cameron Trice has been promoted to VP/product development at accessories maker Jasco Products …Janice Cohen, formerly with National Marketing Services, joins National In-Store, a retail services company, as office superstore sales VP …Mark W. Krivoruchka, president of consultant MK Strategic Resources, has joined Maytag as senior VP/human resources replacing Jon Nicholas, who retired April 30.


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