SHARP ELECTRONICS PROMOTES SHANE COFFEY AND VINCE JANNELLI TO ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT POSITIONS

11/29/2016

MAHWAH, NJ, Nov 29, 2016

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), announces that Shane Coffey and Vince Jannelli have been promoted to the Associate Vice President positions of Document Product Management and Software Product Management, respectively.

“Sharp has been extremely fortunate to have two outstanding leaders on our team developing our product and solutions strategy,” said Mike Marusic, COO, Sharp Electronics Corporation. “Through strong relationships with our dealers, factory R&D, global subsidiaries, and third-party partners, both Shane and Vince have been instrumental in leading the drive for change within the technology sector and laying the foundation for continued growth in our document business.”

Coffey will lead the product management team responsible for the full range of multifunctional products (MFPs) for the U.S. market, including printers, workgroup MFPs and high-volume production models.

In his 20-year plus career in the Document Systems Business, Coffey has held increasingly high level positions in diverse areas of responsibility encompassing Sales, Technical and Marketing management. Prior to joining Sharp 1996, he worked as National Technical Support Manager at Olivetti in addition to holding a variety of management positions at Triumph Adler Royal.

“I am very excited to take on this position which will allow me to expand my role in what I believe is the best team of product management professionals in our industry, working both locally and internationally and dedicated to delivering the best possible competitive line of Sharp office products and services,” said Coffey.

Jannelli leads the team responsible for a portfolio of software, embedded hardware functionality and APIs, including mobility and connectivity, security and the Sharp OSA® development platform. He is also responsible for overseeing the Sharp Partner and Authorized Integrator Programs. In this new role, his team will focus on driving the change necessary for improved execution of Sharp’s overall software strategy.

Jannelli earned a master’s degree in Management and Policy and a bachelor’s degree in both Business and Philosophy from Stony Brook University. Prior to joining Sharp, he worked with Canon USA’s Computer Peripherals Product and ISG Printer Divisions. Over the course of his career, he has held marketing, business development and product management positions for a broad range of hardware and software services across multiple channels, including OEM, VAR, Retail and BTA.

“I feel privileged to work with a talented global team, focused on delivering the next generation of Sharp’s B2B services and products,” said Jannelli. “In this new role, I will be able to extend my work across organizations and geographies to deliver practical solutions that help our end customers work smarter and more effectively.”

About Sharp Electronics Corporation

Sharp Electronics Corporation is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s Sharp Corporation. Sharp is a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind home appliances, networked multifunctional office solutions, professional displays, robotics and energy systems.

About Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, markets the advanced, MX Series multifunction printer (MFP) systems that help companies manage workflow efficiently and increase productivity. As a leader in security within the MFP industry, Sharp MFPs feature the Sharp OSA® development platform, which seamlessly integrates network applications to create a personalized MFP that can meet virtually any business need, and Scan2 technology, which scans two-sided documents in a single pass to enhance scanning reliability and preserve document integrity.

For more information on Sharp’s business products, contact Sharp Electronics Corporation, 1 Sharp Plaza, Suite 1, Mahwah, N.J., 07495-1163. For online product information, visit our web site at siica.sharpusa.com.

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Sarah Sanzari

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