Dealerscope People for the Week of June 4, 2001
KnowledgeLINK, Inc. promoted Howard Diamond to vice president and general manager of GetPlugged.com. He was previously vice president of sales. Diamond spent 22 years within the Consumer Electronics distribution channel, both as a buyer and a seller, with 10 years in retail management and over 12 years of marketing and sales management. His past employeers include The Good Guys!, Panasonic, Apogee Acoustics and McIntosh Laboratories.
Samsung Electronics America enlisted industry veterans Jeff Handis and Andy Fliss to lead the newly formed Samsung Professional Products Group. Handis will lead the group as national sales manager. He most recently worked at Panasonic Company in regional and national sales management. Fliss will be the Samsung Professional Products Group's marketing manager. Prior to Samsung, Fliss worked for Audio Visual Associates of Denville, NJ, a national A/V systems integrator and equipment rental company.
Escient Convergence Corp. named Kevin Garretson its eastern regional sales manager