John Sheehan to Oversee U.S. B2B Channel Sales at Sharp Electronics Corporation

MONTVALE, N.J., Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, today announced that John Sheehan has been promoted to Vice President of Channel Sales effective immediately. In his new role, he will replace Laura Blackmer who will be leaving Sharp to pursue new opportunities.

Mr. Sheehan is a 25 year veteran of B2B sales. Prior to Sharp he led sales organizations 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. Mr. Sheehan joined Sharp in 2013 to lead its Professional AV and IT Channel Sales Teams. After considerable success, his role was expanded this past 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.”

As Vice President of Channel Sales, Mr. Sheehan will be responsible for managing both the IT/Professional AV teams as well as the document channel sales teams. As part of his document channel role, he will manage the regional dealer sales teams, government and national account sales teams. In addition, he will be responsible for the field service, solutions and training teams.

About Sharp Electronics Corporation

Sharp Electronics Corporation is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s Sharp Corporation. Sharp is a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind home appliances, networked multifunctional office solutions, professional displays, robotics and energy systems. Sharp Imaging and information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, markets Sharp’s business products, including MX Series multifunction print (MFP) systems, professional and commercial displays and Skywell atmospheric water generators.

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