Sharp Receives Four Frank Awards
November 14, 2022
Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), announced that it has been honoured with four Frank Awards.
The Cannata Report’s 37th Annual Awards & Charities Gala took place on 10 November 2022, at The Madison Hotel in Morristown, NJ. For the fourth consecutive year, Sharp received Best Manufacturer and Best Male Executive – Mike Marusic. This is also the third year Sharp received the Best-in-Class award and the second consecutive year that the company was awarded the Best Marketing Strategy award.
The Frank Awards honour business leaders from the manufacturer, financing and software and services segments of the imaging industry. Winners are determined by The Cannata Report’s Annual Dealer Survey, which gathers the views of the dealer community on topics that are important to their businesses. Sharp’s four awards include:
- Best Manufacturer (for the fourth consecutive year), which recognises Sharp’s excellent portfolio of products and services for the dealer community.
- Best Male Executive (for the fourth consecutive year), which recognises Mike Marusic, SIICA president and CEO, and his dedication to the company as well as the dealer community.
- Best-in-Class (for the third year), for providing top service and support to the dealer community.
- Best Marketing Strategy (for the second consecutive year), for an excellent job executing marketing strategies throughout the dealer community.
“Sharp is firing on all cylinders in the dealer channel,” said CJ Cannata, President and CEO, The Cannata Report. “Its strategic response to supply chain issues has been praised throughout the industry. Sharp’s dealers noted unmatched support across the board for its management team in our Annual Dealer Survey, especially for CEO Mike Marusic. He is an approachable and effective leader who is valued and appreciated by Sharp’s dealer partners.”
“We are honoured to receive multiple Frank Awards and are grateful to have the support of our incredible dealer community,” said Mike Marusic, President and CEO of Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. “These awards are a testament to the confidence and trust that our dealers have shown towards Sharp over the past year as we continue to provide innovative products to our community.”
In addition to the announcement of the Frank Award winners, the in-person event raised more than $180,000 (€174,000) for the Marie Cusumano Endowed Scholarship at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.
The awards mark the fifth year in a row that Sharp has received three or more Frank Awards, bringing the total to 17 awards since 2018.
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