|[April 10, 2012]
Samsung Electronics America Introduces Tod Pike as New Senior Vice President of Its Enterprise Business Division
RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. --(Business Wire)--
Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics
Corporation, today announced the hire of Tod Pike. Pike, formerly of
Canon USA (News - Alert) Inc., joins as senior vice president and will be responsible
for the overall leadership, vision and implementation for Samsung's
Enterprise Business Division.
"There has been incredible progress in the growth and development of
Samsung's (News - Alert) Enterprise Business Division over the last few years," said
Pike. "Samsung offers best-in-breed innovation and a dedicated channel
which I look forward to working with as we accelerate this growth while
providing our business customers and loyal partners with the world class
business solutions they need."
"Tod brings with him a wealth of sales, marketing and strategy
experience with industry leading companies," said Tim Baxter, president
of Samsung Electronics America. "We're confident that his deep
experience in B2B, printer, services and channel management coupled with
strong leadership skills, will truly support our B2B growth aspirations.
I look forward to working with him to see this vision realized."
Prior to Samsung, Pike held a number of leadership roles over the last
19 years at Canon USA Inc. and Canon Canada Inc. managing multiple
aspects of their enterprise business across all channels. Most recently
Pike led Canon Business Solutions at Canon USA Inc. as president since
2009. Prior to Canon, he spent the early part of his career with Xerox
in various sales leadership roles.
Pike's ongoing responsibilities will be to drive overall strategy and
growth around Samsung's virtualization, printing, display, notebook and
tablet PC, set top box, hospitality displays and digital signage lines
while strengthening channel relationships. He will be based in Samsung's
Ridgefield Park office.
bout Samsung Electronics America Enterprise Business Division
As a global leader in Information Technology, Samsung's Enterprise
Business Division (EBD) is committed to bringing meaningful innovation
to businesses of all types from small/medium businesses to the Fortune
500 elite and public agencies alike. Samsung offers a complete portfolio
of solutions including virtualization, printing, displays, notebook and
tablet PCs and digital signage; all designed to move businesses forward
while helping to reduce operating cost and the environmental footprint.
Samsung EBD is a division of Samsung Electronics America (SEA), a U.S.
subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC (News - Alert)) and is among the
world's largest technology companies. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com/business
or call 1-866-SAM-4BIZ.
About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), based in Ridgefield Park, NJ,
is a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The company markets a
broad range of award-winning consumer electronics, information systems,
and home appliance products, as well as oversees all of Samsung's North
American operations including Samsung Telecommunications America, LP,
Samsung Semiconductor Inc., Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. and Samsung
Electronics Mexico, Inc. As a result of its commitment to innovation and
unique design, the Samsung organization is one of the most decorated
brands in the electronics industry. The company was ranked #19 in
BusinessWeek/Interbrand "100 Best Global Brands," and named as one of
Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies of 2010." For more
information, please visit www.samsung.com.
You can also Fan Samsung on www.Facebook.com/SamsungUSA
or follow Samsung via Twitter (News - Alert) @SamsungTweets.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor,
telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies
with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing
approximately 206,000 people in 197 offices across 72 countries, the
company operates two separate organizations to coordinate its nine
independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising
Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems,
Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device
Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LED. Recognized for its
industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental
and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world's most
sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability
Index. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.
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