Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – July 2016… Eiki International, Inc. a world leader in projection technology for over 40 years, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Glad to the position of Western Regional Sales Manager. In his new capacity, Glad will be responsible for sales activities throughout California, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii, Montana, and Wyoming. His position became effective May 23, 2016.
Glad has over 20 years of industry experience. Most recently, he served as Inside Sales Manager for Projectorteam.com where he handled all customer relations activities, served as a consultant to fit customers’ A/V requirements to the correct products, and provided technical support. He also worked as Business and Product Development Manager for Optoma Technology, Inc. of Fremont, CA, Western Regional Sales Manager at Ricoh America Corporation in West Caldwell, NJ, and Product Marketing Manager for Hitachi America Ltd.’s Digital Media Division in Chula Vista, CA.
Reflecting on his new position with Eiki, Glad offered the following thoughts, “I am delighted to joining the Eiki team and I look forward to interfacing with everyone in the company, our vendors and distributors, as well as our channel dealers. I’ve been very fortunate to have had several positions in this segment of our industry over the past 20-plus years and, as a result, I’ve gained invaluable experience that, I believe, will serve me will in my new capacity with Eiki. I plan on utilizing all of those past experiences to ensure the success of Eiki going forward!”
Bill Blair, CEO of Eiki International, Inc., commented on the addition of Glad to the Eiki organization. “All of us at Eiki are pleased to have John joining us. He brings a well-rounded set of skills and experiences that, I’m confident, will serve our company well. His personality and professional business demeanor are key traits that blend well with our style of business practice and I speak for the entire organization when I say, ‘Welcome Aboard!’ We’re glad to have John with us.”
Founded in 1953 in Osaka, Japan, the company established its international network with film projection. The EIKI name literally means "projectors" in Japanese. Today, the company manufactures and markets a broad range of projection technology for education, religion, government and business communication, and offer it through a network of professional audio video dealers. http://www.eiki.com.