D&M Holdings has named Brian Poggi president, sales and marketing/Americas, reporting directly to D&M Holdings president, Consumer Group Tim Bailey.
Poggi replaces Bob Weissburg, who resigned last July.
Poggi will be based here and and have responsibility for directing new product, marketing and operating initiatives for D&M consumer brands including Denon and Marantz and Boston Acoustics.
He has brings over 30 years of management experience. In CE-related businesses Poggi was with Polaroid for 20 years where he was senior VP/GM, North America, leading the $1.3 billion business, president of General Electric’s GE Security Commercial Solutions Group, and he also led Life Clips, a market leader of consumer analog-to-digital home-video services available at retail.
Prior to joining D&M he was chief marketing officer at Aegis Living, a leading industry leading senior health care provider.
Bailey said in a statement, “We are delighted to have an executive of Brian’s proven ability and expertise join our D&M team. We are looking forward to how he will enhance our business model in the Americas by not only helping guide key product development and marketing initiatives, but by implementing operational enhancements that will help us maximize the performance of all our brands. His experience in the retail sector will be invaluable to us as we continue to enhance our support for retailers and bring them even more closely into our product planning process. We are confident that all these initiatives spearheaded by Brian will set the stage for greater innovation, growth and profitability at D&M in 2012 and beyond.”
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