Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – June 2015… Eiki International, Inc. a world leader in projection technology for over 40 years, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Touchberry to the position of South Central Regional Sales Manager. In his new capacity, Touchberry will be responsible for sales activities throughout Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi and Louisiana. His position became effective June 3rd, 2015.
Touchberry has over 20 years of industry experience, including a 13 year run at Sony as Regional Account Manager where he interfaced with A/V integrators and retailers. Touchberry also served as Director of Sales for Phoenix, AZ-based Starpower Home Entertainment for 8 years. His combined experience with both an AV integration firm and an equipment manufacturer provide him a unique perspective that spans both sides of the AV market—making him ideally suited for his new position with EIKI.
Reflecting on his new position with EIKI, Touchberry offered the following comments, “I am thrilled to be part of the EIKI team and look forward to working with all of our members, vendors, distributors, and channel dealers. I am fortunate to have been involved in the electronics industry for over 20 years—working for both a major manufacturer as well as a high end dealer/distributor—all of which gives me a unique perspective on what it takes to be successful. I will utilize all of those past experiences to ensure the success of EIKI as we move forward!”
Bill Blair, CEO of Eiki International, Inc., shares Touchberry’s enthusiasm. “For the first time in 18 years, we set out to find a new Regional Sales Manager for this territory and are very pleased with John’s qualifications and his desire to dive right in. His personality and professional business demeanor are key traits that, I’m confident, will enable him to succeed with the entire EIKI team. I’m equally confident our customers throughout the region will also be very pleased.”
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.
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