Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - July 2015… Eiki International, Inc. a world leader for over 40 years in projection technology, is pleased to announce the promotion of Steve Rubery to the position of National Sales Manager. Possessing eleven years of experience with EIKI in his former positions of Operations Manager and, most recently, New Business Development Manager, Rubery possesses an extensive understanding of the company’s business. This knowledge plus his prior sales leadership background make him ideally suited for his new responsibilities with the company, where he will focus on expanding EIKI’s efforts in customer relationship management in addition to creating new sales and marketing programs. Rubery will be stationed at the company’s Rancho Santa Margarita headquarters. His new position took effect June 1st.
As EIKI’s Operations Manager, Rubery implemented a new VOIP communications system and revamped the company’s network infrastructure—thus maximizing efficiency throughout the organization. While serving as EIKI’s New Business Development Manager, he brought partner vendors on board for distribution through EIKI's dealer network, negotiated and implemented a distribution agreement with ATEN Technology Inc., and obtained InfoComm CTS Certification among his many achievements. Prior to his time with Eiki, he served as National Accounts Manager at Optima Technology and Sales Manager at Bristol Research Corporation. This combination of experiences make Rubery ideally suited for his new responsibilities at EIKI.
With an extensive understanding of EIKI’s operations and his extensive knowledge of the company’s products and the markets they serve, Rubery brings a wealth of expertise to his new position. He commented on his new role with the company, “Over the years, EIKI, has developed an extensive product portfolio that is ideal for use in education, business presentation, worship, and other areas of the AV installation market. I’ve been fortunate to have been involved in many of these endeavors from the ground up and, as a result, I have gained invaluable experience. It is this experience that has prepared me for the next step within the organization and I look forward to taking Eiki International to the next level.”
William Blair, President and CEO of Eiki International, shares Rubery’s enthusiasm. “Steve brings many strengths and experiences to this new position, including an exceptional knowledge of our products and their applications. He has been working with many of our dealers and their customers on their projects and assisting with their design and implementation. He has also demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and the ability to build a team. Steve’s energy and customer service skills will be a major asset to the sales group. I know the addition of Steve as our National Sales Manager will help us achieve the desired results and I look forward to implementing his ideas and strategies as we strive to reach our sales targets.”
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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