Strengthening its retail sales team, Core Brands has appointed Steve Jain, a highly experienced sales and marketing executive, to the position of director of retail sales.
“We are pleased to announce the addition of Steve Jain to the Core Brands team,” said Dave Keller, Core Brands Vice President of Sales. “Steve will be instrumental in building the Core Brands presence in the consumer retail channel. He is an industry pro who has driven sales growth for brands such as Denon, Boston Acoustics, JVC, Marantz and Panasonic.”
Steve Jain comes to Core Brands from DEI Holdings, where he served as the Director of Sales, driving the launch of BOOM, the youth culture brand of audio products. Jain served at D&M Holdings from 2010 to 2012, starting as Channel Development Manager working in business development and strategy for Ecommerce, Channel Management and Headphone development before being promoted to National Sales Manager for Denon, Boston and Marantz. From 2006 until 2010 he served as National Accounts Manager and then Strategic Business General Manager for Mobile Electronics at JVC Company of America.
Named to Dealerscope’s “40 Under 40” in 2013, Jain has been a presenter at the Mobile Electronics Retailers Association’s Knowledgefest where he also conducted the “Retail Revolution” class. This class led to the development of a monthly column under the same title in 12 Volt News.