MAHWAH, N.J., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Electronics Corporation announced that John Sheehan has joined Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) as Associate Vice President, Pro AV/IT sales. In this new role, John will lead the sales efforts for Sharp Reseller and Distribution channels. His key responsibilities include formulating and implementing strategic sales and operating plans to increase sales, market share and profitability in support of SIICA's business objectives.
John comes to SIICA with an extensive background in the professional display segment, with more than 17 years of experience in sales and marketing management positions at NEC and LG. Most recently, he served as Senior Director of Sales for NEC Display Solutions, where he oversaw daily operations and long term growth of a $450M hardware business.
"John's extensive background in driving channel sales makes him a strong addition to Sharp's management team," said Mike Marusic, Senior VP, Marketing and Business Solutions Group. "We are excited to have him lead our Pro AV/IT sales team into the next stage of growth as we develop innovative and executable strategies that will impact market opportunities going forward."
"Sharp is a dominant player in the large format display market, and I am excited to join this dynamic organization", said Sheehan. "I look forward to the opportunity to further develop the channel and advance the brand in the market."
Sheehan holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Western Illinois University.
Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America is a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, the U.S. sales and marketing subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, Osaka, Japan. For more information about the complete line of Sharp professional display and workgroup document systems, contact Sharp Electronics Corporation, Sharp Plaza, Mahwah, N.J., 07495-1163. For online product information, visit www.sharpusa.com.
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