RAMSEY, N.J., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Manfrotto Distribution Inc. today officially announced the appointment of Paul Zakrzewski as Director, Product Marketing. Zakrzewski will be responsible for leading the product and trade marketing activities of the Manfrotto Distribution US portfolio of products. His duties include overseeing short and long-term sales and marketing strategies and tactics; product launch and life cycle management; product positioning; consumer and trade promotion; product pricing; visual merchandising; marketing and sales communication; sales forecasting and tracking; inventory management as it relates to product marketing; P&L management/analysis; and category management activity (NPD) amongst other duties.
"We are proud to announce the addition of Paul Zakrzewski to the Manfrotto family," said Bill Drysdale, Managing Director, Manfrotto Distribution. "With his extensive experience in product, promotion, category management, supply chain and finance, we are confident that Paul will hit the ground running and make an immediate, positive impact on our business."
With over 20 years of experience working on consumer and commercial products, primarily in the consumer electronics and photo imaging industries, Paul was most recently a Senior Manager at Samsung Electronics America, responsible for the sales and marketing of the plasma television business. Prior to Samsung, Zakrzewski has spent time with Konica Minolta, EK Success, Estee Lauder and Sony in various sales, marketing and financial functions.
Paul holds a B.S. Degree from St Peter's College in Business Management and Marketing.
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Manfrotto Distribution, Inc. is a leading distributor of key accessories brands for the photographic, video, cine and lighting production markets. Manfrotto Distribution is an international company within the Imaging Division of the Vitec Group, which owns the following leading international brands: Manfrotto, Gitzo, Kata, Avenger and Lastolite. As the U.S. distributor of National Geographic, Metz, Gossen, Elinchrom, Genus and Rotatrim, which are available nationwide through an extensive network of authorized dealers, Manfrotto Distribution offers the most complete range of exceptional camera and lighting accessories in the business. The Manfrotto Distribution international network covers the U.S., Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Hong Kong, China and Japan. www.manfrottodistribution.us.
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