As determined over the summer, Daniel Pidgeon of Starpower is the new chairman of the Consumer Electronics Association. The new executive board and board of industry leaders were elected Wednesday at the CEA Innovate! event in Arizona.
The ten leaders that rock: Jim Minarik, Noel Lee, Bill Stewart, Jim Ristow, Bob Abt, Fred Towns, Ron Freeman, Thomas Bamrick, John Herrington, Soren Mills
Core Brands said Monday that it has appointed Scott Ashbaugh to the position of Director of CI Distribution Sales.Ashbaugh will report to Senior Vice President of Sales Dave Keller.
There are many reasons dealers are so dependent on their distributor partners. Their knowledge, service and support are the backbone of dealers’ businesses all over the country. So, who better to ask than these distributors about what categories and brands are hot right now? From security to home audio, from the connected home to wireless accessories, distributors have it all.
AVAD and Ingram Micro said this week that they will present what they're calling the industry's largest commercial dealer toolkit, at next month's InfoComm event.
Dealerscope spoke with Tom Bamrick, executive director and general manager of Ingram Micro Consumer Electronics (IMCE), on the heels of the distributor’s annual Spring Vendor Expo at the Westin Kierland Commons in Scottsdale last week. Here’s what he had to say about company initiatives and the goals set at the Show for the balance of 2014:
Staying ahead in the consumer electronics business means having one eye open at all times for the latest trends and business opportunities. There are several ways to do this, but one very important element is establishing a strong relationship with your distributor.
Dan Halaburda, the industry executive who until recently worked for Ingram Micro CE, has joined Petra Industries as director of Ecommerce, according to an update posted to LinkedIn.
Audio manufacturer AudioSource announced Monday that Tim Coakley, until recently vice president of vendor management and marketing at Ingram Micro CE, has joined the company as executive vice president. Coakley will report to CEO Tom O'Mara.