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ASK Proxima Inc Appoints Sam Malik as VP of Sales and MarketingThe goal is to grow ASK Proxima Inc, in the consumer, commercial and Pro AV channels
Torrance, CA: October 15, 2013 — ASK Proxima, Inc., a new USA sales and distribution subsidiary of Shenzhen ACTO Digital Video Technology Co., Ltd. a high–tech enterprise specializing in research, development and manufacturing of digital video technology, announces today the appointment of Sam L. Malik to the position of Vice President and General Manger of Sales and Marketing for ASK Proxima, Inc.
Malik is a long-time California resident who is based at ASK Proxima, Inc.’s headquarters located in Torrance, California. Malik will serve as the day-to-day general manager, drawing upon over 17 years of executive experience in the presentation industry. Most recently Malik was VP for Premier Mounts. Prior to that, he spent 3 years with SANYO as VP-GM for the Projector Display division. Previous to Sanyo, Malik had a 14-year career as Director of National Sales and Marketing for Toshiba America, where he oversaw the launch of his business unit and developed multiple distribution channels in North and South America.
Says Malik, "I am grateful for the opportunity to assume this key role with ASK Proxima Inc.’s management team". With the ability to be involved in all aspects of launching this great brand name, I look forward to meeting the goal of growing and establishing ASK Proxima Inc, as the technology leader in the presentation industry, and continuing our sales growth in the consumer, commercial and Pro AV channels."
According to Mr. Hiroyuki Taira, Executive Vice President of ASK Proxima, Inc., "We are very pleased to announce the addition of Sam Malik to Vice President of ASK Proxima Inc, and his new role as General Manager. His energy, depth of experience and comprehensive background in presentation technology make him well suited for this new position and responsibilities. We will rely on his leadership skills to provide the direction needed to effectively grow our organization."
About ASK Proxima, Inc.:
ASK Proxima, Inc., which originated in Europe, is recognized as a leading international imaging display brand. ASK Norway, established in 1986, later merged with Proxima to enter the USA market. Eventually Infocus acquired this merger. Then in 2007, ACTO acquired the Infocus Technology Park in China, as well as the ASK Proxima brand. Visit www.askproximausa.com.
About Shenzhen ACTO Digital Video Technology Co., Ltd.: ACTO Digital Video Technology Co., Ltd., founded in 1988, is a high–tech enterprise specializing in research, development and manufacturing of digital video technology products. ACTO is the world’s largest manufacturers of LCD and DLP projectors with an annual production capacity of 500,000+ units. It offers the latest expertise and technology utilizing the Sony BrightEra, LCD panels. ACTO is now returning to the USA market the earlier version of ASK Proxima’s brand of well-respected high performance projectors.