March 12, 2019
Sharp Home Electronics Company of America (SHCA) has announced the appointment of Randy Thompson as Director of Sales, with a focus on Sharp’s home appliance business in the U.S.
A former member of the Sharp team, Thompson will be responsible for maintaining and expanding Sharp’s partnerships with its southeast retail and distribution partners. His focus will be on Sharp’s line of premium home appliances, which includes a full range of microwave ovens, Superheated Steam Built-in and Countertop Ovens, Plasmacluster Ion Air Purifiers, Induction Cooktops and more. Thompson will report to Peter Weedfald, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
“Randy brings extensive industry experience to Sharp,” said Peter Weedfald, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Sharp Electronics Marketing Company of America. “As a highly respected Sharp Corporation alumnus, his deep understanding of sales and marketing, along with his highly respected sales and background, will make Randy a key asset to all of Team Sharp.”
Prior to joining Sharp, Thompson served as a Director of Sales and Marketing for Funai Corporation. He has also held senior positions at Sharp Corporation within the Home Office Division and has strong industry relationships that will fuel growth as Sharp continues its expansion in the home appliance space. “We are excited to welcome Randy and expand our sales force,” said Jim Sanduski, President of SHCA. “He will be an asset to Team Sharp as we continue to grow.”
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