Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corporation, today announced the hire of Tod Pike. Pike, formerly of Canon USA Inc., joins as senior vice president and will be responsible for the overall leadership, vision and implementation for Samsung’s Enterprise Business Division.
"There has been incredible progress in the growth and development of Samsung’s Enterprise Business Division over the last few years,” said Pike. "Samsung offers best-in-breed innovation and a dedicated channel which I look forward to working with as we accelerate this growth while providing our business customers and loyal partners with the world class business solutions they need.”
“Tod brings with him a wealth of sales, marketing and strategy experience with industry leading companies,” said Tim Baxter, president of Samsung Electronics America. “We’re confident that his deep experience in B2B, printer, services and channel management coupled with strong leadership skills, will truly support our B2B growth aspirations. I look forward to working with him to see this vision realized.”
Prior to Samsung, Pike held a number of leadership roles over the last 19 years at Canon USA Inc. and Canon Canada Inc. managing multiple aspects of their enterprise business across all channels. Most recently Pike led Canon Business Solutions at Canon USA Inc. as president since 2009. Prior to Canon, he spent the early part of his career with Xerox in various sales leadership roles.
Pike’s ongoing responsibilities will be to drive overall strategy and growth around Samsung’s virtualization, printing, display, notebook and tablet PC, set top box, hospitality displays and digital signage lines while strengthening channel relationships. He will be based in Samsung’s Ridgefield Park office.
About Samsung Electronics America Enterprise Business Division
As a global leader in Information Technology, Samsung's Enterprise Business Division (EBD) is committed to bringing meaningful innovation to businesses of all types from small/medium businesses to the Fortune 500 elite and public agencies alike. Samsung offers a complete portfolio of solutions including virtualization, printing, displays, notebook and tablet PCs and digital signage; all designed to move businesses forward while helping to reduce operating cost and the environmental footprint. Samsung EBD is a division of Samsung Electronics America (SEA), a U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC) and is among the world's largest technology companies. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com/business or call 1-866-SAM-4BIZ.
About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), based in Ridgefield Park, NJ, is a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. The company markets a broad range of award-winning consumer electronics, information systems, and home appliance products, as well as oversees all of Samsung’s North American operations including Samsung Telecommunications America, LP, Samsung Semiconductor Inc., Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Mexico, Inc. As a result of its commitment to innovation and unique design, the Samsung organization is one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry. The company was ranked #19 in BusinessWeek/Interbrand “100 Best Global Brands,” and named as one of Fast Company’s “50 Most Innovative Companies of 2010.” For more information, please visit www.samsung.com. You can also Fan Samsung on www.Facebook.com/SamsungUSA or follow Samsung via Twitter @SamsungTweets.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 206,000 people in 197 offices across 72 countries, the company operates two separate organizations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LED. Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world’s most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.