ST. PAUL, Minn., May 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ergotron creates innovations that improve how people interact with technology, helping them to feel healthier and be more productive. To continue to meet the needs of its customers and fuel growth ahead of the next wave of technology innovation, the company today announced the addition of several new corporate leaders focused on product development, marketing and technology.
"Ergotron pioneered the sit-stand movement, which has continued to gain popularity over the past several years," said Pete Segar, CEO of Ergotron. "To accelerate our growth and provide more innovative solutions for our customers, it is critical to invest in the leadership of our teams. This group brings the fresh perspective and broad experience we need to continue innovating across all areas of our business."
Ergotron welcomes three key executive hires to the organization:
- Charles S. Christ Jr., Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer and SVP of Product Development: Leveraging his expertise in technology, materials and product development, Christ will build the future vision for Ergotron products and technology with the goal of improving how Ergotron's customers work and learn, and interact with technology. Christ previously held leadership positions at Donaldson Company Inc. and Kodak, and received a doctorate in chemistry from University of Florida and completed post-doctoral work at MIT.
- David Denham, VP of Global Marketing: With more than 15 years of experience leading consulting and advertising agencies, David Denham will manage and evolve Ergotron's global brand and digital marketing strategy to position the company for future growth. Prior to joining Ergotron, Denham served in agency leadership roles at Peterson Milla Hooks (PMH), space150 and Colle McVoy and has worked with a variety of consumer brands including Indian Motorcycle, Sleep Number, Cannondale, PepsiCo and Sony Electronics.
- Jim Orrock, VP of Product Development: Jim Orrock brings decades of experience in developing devices for a variety of markets and a strong systems background to his global responsibility for all product management operations. Orrock's previous experience includes research and development at Honeywell, engineering roles at FSI International, Physical Electronics and ReVera. Most recently, at Stratasys, he was responsible for the vision and strategy for new products targeted at end-use part manufacturing applications in aerospace and auto markets.
To learn more about Ergotron, visit Ergotron.com or call 800.888.8458.
Ergotron, Inc. is a global design and manufacturing leader of leading digital display mounting, furniture, and mobility products that have been improving the human interface with digital displays for 35 years. This history of innovation and passion for differentiation is evidenced in over 192 patents and a growing portfolio of award winning brands— WorkFit®, LearnFit®, StyleView®, TeachWell®, Neo-Flex®, Anthro and OmniMount®—for computer monitors, notebooks, tablets, flat panel displays and TVs. Ergotron's products incorporate patented CF™ lift and pivot motion technology to achieve less effort and more ergonomic motion for a healthier and more interactive user experience when viewing any digital display. Ergotron is headquartered in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with global sales presence in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
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