LG ELECTRONICS APPOINTS NEW HEAD OF MOBILE
SYDNEY, Australia – Wednesday 11th April 2012 – LG Electronics Australia has announced the appointment of Ben Glimmerveen as Head of the Mobile Communication category effective immediately.
An experienced sales professional with more than 10 years in the telecommunications industry, Glimmerveen will be responsible for driving and delivering momentum for the LG mobile business in the Australian market.
Glimmerveen comes to the role with a host of relevant mobile sales experience, having held the position of Key Accounts Manager for Telstra within the LG Australia business since October 2010. In this role, Glimmerveen played a key role in increasing the year-on-year growth which ultimately saw the company become a valued partner in the prepaid market.
Prior to joining LG Australia, Glimmerveen worked in the UK in senior account management roles with a variety of UK-based distributors and in Consumer Sales for Hutchinson 3 Operator.
“I am looking forward to leading LG Electronics’ Mobile category into an exciting period where innovation in both technology leadership and design will enable us to drive significant growth and incremental sales to Operators and retail partners,” said Glimmerveen.
LG Australia’s Managing Director, Mr. Moon commented on the appointment: “We are pleased to have a new leader in place to drive our innovative Mobile product pipeline in 2012 and beyond. With such extensive experience in the industry, we are certain Mr Glimmerveen will make a positive contribution to strengthening the category’s market share here in Australia.”
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LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 93,000 people working in over 120 operations around the world. With 2010 global sales of 55.8 trillion Korean won (USD 48.2 billion), LG comprises four business units – Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, and Air Conditioning & Energy Solutions. LG is one of the world’s leading producers of flat panel TVs, mobile devices, air conditioners, washing machines, and refrigerators. LG has signed a long-term agreement to become both a Global Partner and a Technology Partner of Formula 1™. As part of this top-level association, LG acquires exclusive designations and marketing rights as the official consumer electronics, mobile phone and data processor of this global sporting event.
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