Haier America Announces Kevin Dexter as Chief Operating Officer
Jun 15, 2015, 10:34 ET
WAYNE, N.J., June 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Haier, a global appliance brand focused on whole-home solutions for modern living, today announced the appointment of Kevin Dexter as chief operating officer. Dexter will be directly accountable for key elements of the supply side of the business including Research and Development, Manufacturing, Logistics, Information Technology, Operations, and Service.
"Kevin brings a wealth of experience and success in the major appliances business," said Adrian Micu, president and CEO, Haier America. "I am excited for him to join our leadership team and help elevate the company to the next level. He will be an integral part of the development of the brand and launch of future product developments."
An industry veteran of twenty plus years, Dexter joins Haier from Samsung Electronics America, where he most recently held the role of Senior Vice President of Home Appliance Sales and Marketing. In this position, he planned and executed the US market strategy for Home Appliances and drove strategic initiatives that grew channels to include The Home Depot and key regional trade partners. Prior to Samsung, Dexter held multiple sales and business roles of progressively increasing responsibility with Electrolux Major Appliances North America, including the management of the Dish Care business and National Account Sales.
"I am thrilled about this opportunity to join Haier America as it begins a new phase of development for the brand in the US," said Kevin Dexter, chief operating officer, Haier America. "With a strong strategic product plan and redefined brand positioning the company is poised for great things in the future, and I am pleased to be in a key leadership role to help drive that change."
About Haier America
Haier America, headquartered in Wayne, N.J., is a subsidiary of Haier Group, the world's #1 major appliances brand by volume as ranked by Euromonitor International 2014, and a global leader in consumer electronics. Haier employs more than 70,000 people around the world and distributes products in more than 100 countries and regions with global revenues reaching $32.1 billion in 2014. For more information, please visit www.haier.com or connect at www.facebook.com/Haieramerica and Twitter @haieramerica.
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