(Pictured above: Sharp COO Mike Marusic (left) with Shane Coffey who was promoted to vice president of product management as Sharp restructures its product management groups to enable it to make greater strides in the smart office space.)
Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, has announced the restructuring of its product management groups to align more closely with the changing smart office space. Sharp’s display, document and software product management teams will form one unified group to better serve its distribution network and end users.
In order to move forward this change, Sharp also announced that Shane Coffey has been promoted to vice president of product management to lead the new team. The document, display and software groups will now report to him directly while he continues to lead the document hardware team. Shane is a 30-year industry veteran with over 22 years developing products for Sharp.
This new product management group will focus on expanding Sharp’s smart office concept, developing new products and services to solve business challenges and support tomorrow’s workplace.
“Restructuring our product management group will make us a more effective and nimble team that will unify our smart office approach,” said Mike Marusic, chief operating officer, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. “Shane has a highly successful track record as a leader in a high tech industry and we’re excited to see him lead this critical endeavor to bring the smart office to the market.”
In addition, Sharp has announced the following promotions:
- Tony Yoshimura, senior director of business planning
- George Grafanakis, associate director of document hardware
- Akisa Matsuda, associate director of document software
- Naeran Rubio, senior manager of SIICA communications
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