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D&H DISTRIBUTING ANNOUNCES ITS ENHANCED HOME ENTERTAINMENT TEAM

Suzanne Mattaboni
Suzanne Mattaboni Communications
For D&H Distributing
(610) 261-4560
suzgm@aol.com

For Immediate Release:

D&H DISTRIBUTING ANNOUNCES ITS ENHANCED HOME ENTERTAINMENT TEAM

– The D&H Team Welcomes Two Industry Veterans and Creates New Customer-facing Position, Assembling a Dynamic Team Focused on the Consumer and Retail Markets –

HARRISBURG, PA - September 5, 2017 - D&H Distributing, the leading North American computer products and consumer electronics distributor, announces a series of new personnel appointments in its consumer electronics and home entertainment divisions. Changes within the team are designed to strengthen D&H’s internal focus on the consumer/retail side, meeting the expanding needs of this customer base. The company has added Trevor May and André Lalande in leadership roles in its home entertainment division. Other enhancements include an additional personnel position created to manage customer onboarding.

“D&H is proud of the profitability that its home entertainment and consumer categories have generated for dealers and retailers in recent years, despite the challenges in the general retail marketplace,” said Jeff Davis, senior vice president of sales at D&H. “We’re thrilled to add new resources to this side of our business, by way of outstanding personnel with unique perspectives and decades of savvy business acumen. We look forward to a high level of performance from our enhanced HE team, offering even deeper support to customers.”

Trevor May: D&H’s executive director, vendor management, May has more than 20 years’ experience in the consumer electronics industry. May helped a major consumer retail chain found its computer products department and oversaw sales and merchandising activities across that organization, encompassing laptops, desktops, tablets, iPads, cameras, gaming, and headphones. He has maintained relationships with existing D&H partners such as HP, Toshiba, Dell, Lenovo, and Samsung.

André Lalande: D&H also welcomes André Lalande as the new senior director of HE sales. Lalande previously served as director of corporate alliances with URC (Universal Remote Control). He has held high-level positions overseeing strategic sales, business management, and marketing projects with companies including Lutron Electronics, Philips Consumer Electronics, and Nortel. His career spans more than 20 years in the US and Canada, in leadership roles across the retail, home, consumer electronics, business development, and corporate communications disciplines, and with expertise in areas such as home automation, smart devices, broadcast cable, and telecom carriers.

John Alifano: Long-time D&H employee/co-owner and former director of HE sales, Alifano has been appointed to the new position of senior director of customer acquisitions and special projects. Alifano will manage all aspects of new customer onboarding. Bob Careless: Bob will continue to manage the distributor’s housewares business, which includes the company’s growing small appliances offering. Dealers, retailers, and etailers can contact a D&H account representative at (800) 340-1007 or visit dandh.com for information on becoming a D&H customer.

About D&H Distributing
D&H Distributing believes the most important element of doing business is developing relationships for mutual success. The company continues to build upon its 99-year-old culture by providing its manufacturers, co-owners, and partners with the utmost customer care, consultative guidance, and multi-market expertise. As one of North America’s leading technology and consumer electronics distributors, it delivers a wealth of enablement resources and hands-on support services that empower retailers, etailers, dealers, integrators, and resellers in the supply channel. The company engages with its customers to meet their current business needs, as well as forecast their evolving, real-world requirements and prospects for lucrative growth opportunities even in challenging retail markets.

D&H delivers a diverse product assortment spanning consumer electronics, mobility, home entertainment, smart home automation, small office/home office, video surveillance, digital imaging, video gaming, cloud-based solutions, home and outdoors products, housewares, and sports and recreation. The company also focuses on emerging technologies such augmented reality, virtual reality, AI-based virtual assistant solutions, and wearable technologies, to provide early opportunities for customers to profit from new platforms.

The distributor is headquartered in Harrisburg, PA, in the US and in Brampton, Ontario, in Canada. Additional warehouses are located in Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Fresno, CA; and Vancouver, BC, Canada. Customers can engage with D&H toll-free at (800) 340-1007, via www.dandh.com, or follow the distributor’s Facebook and Twitter feeds, https://www.facebook.com/DandHDistributing/ and @dandh.

 

 

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