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Sharp appoints new Vice President of Channel Sales

November 17, 2017

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John Sheehan has been promoted to this new role, replacing Laura Blackmer, who is leaving the company to pursue new opportunities.

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Company, has announced the appointment of John Sheehan to the role of Vice President of Channel Sales, a promotion that comes as Laura Blackmer departs the company to pursue new opportunities.

Mr Sheehan has 25 years of experience in B2B sales to bring to his new position at Sharp, having previously led sales organisations at both LG Electronics and NEC Display Solutions. He has “proven successful in creating and implementing sales strategies, increasing marketing ROI and driving revenue growth.”

He became a Sharp employee in 2013, becoming the leader of the company’s Professional AV and IT Channel Sales Teams and achieving “considerable success”, leading to the expansion of his role this year “to include responsibility for the document business channel sales for Sharp’s Central Region.”

“We are excited to promote John to this new role. Not only has he consistently provided outstanding results in our IT Channels, he has quickly produced the same results since moving into the document channel sales organization,” stated Doug Albregts, President and CEO, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. “As our business transforms into an integrated, “smart office” John’s experience makes him perfectly suited to lead our sales team into this next phase.”

Sheehan’s new job description will include “managing both the IT/Professional AV teams as well as the document channel sales teams”; in addition, “he will manage the regional dealer sales teams, government and national account sales teams” and be responsible for the “field service, solutions and training teams.

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