Dealerscope People for the Week of 8/6/01
Samsung Electronics America (SEA) appointed John Garrison to executive vice president of sales and marketing for digital business at SEA's digital consumer electronics division. Garrison was previously senior vice president of marketing at Samsung, before leaving in 1997 to join AT&T as senior vice president of national retail sales.
Brett M. Johnson was appointed president of Targus, Inc., and president of Targus Group International, Inc. Johnson was formerly managing director of Targus Europe, Middle East and Africa. Johnson replaces G. David Cartwright, and is responsible for global sales, marketing and operations.
ReturnBuy, Inc., appointed Steve Kirchner senior vice president of marketing. Kirchner was previously senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing at The Valvoline Company. He is responsible for directing and managing all aspects of marketing and merchandising for ReturnBuy.