America Semiconductor, LLC, named David Geltman to the newly created position of vice president of sales and marketing. In this role, Mr. Geltman is responsible for all aspects of sales, as well as franchised distribution management programs and strategic partnerships throughout North and South America, Asia and Europe. He will further oversee the development and implementation of America Semiconductor’s multi-faceted advertising, public relations and marketing campaigns. He reports directly to America Semiconductor’s Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Simon.
“The appointment of David to our executive management team demonstrates America Semiconductor’s commitment to an aggressive global sales initiative,” commented Jeffrey Simon. “We are confident he will provide leadership and direction as we continue to execute our growth strategy while ensuring customers receive the semiconductor industry’s highest levels of service and support. David’s exceptional sales track record, business acumen, and electronic components marketing expertise will prove invaluable to America Semiconductor’s distribution partners.”
Mr. Geltman comes to America Semiconductor with more than 15 years of experience within the electronics components industry. Most recently, he was regional manager for the Hearst Electronics Group, Uniondale, NY, where he was in charge of advertising sales for Hearst’s digital and print products targeting the electronic components industry in North American, Europe and China. Included among the publications Mr. Geltman represented are Electronic Products Magazine, electronicspecifier.com. and 21ic.com. In that role, he interfaced with key decision-makers from among the world’s premier electronic components manufacturers and distributors. Prior to joining the Hearst Electronics Group, he held increasingly responsible senior sales management positions with varied trade publications. Mr. Geltman has a B.A. in Marketing from the University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT.
Bruce Wilpon, co-founder of America Semiconductor stated, “David’s enthusiasm and talents will be instrumental in expanding our reach into a broad range of existing, new and emerging markets. His determination and industry knowledge will allow us to accelerate our timeline for taking the company to the next level as a worldwide provider of high-power semiconductors, low-power semiconductors and discrete semiconductor components. We are proud to have David on our team.”
“I am excited to be joining America Semiconductor and contributing to their growth,” stated Mr. Geltman. “It is rewarding to be with a company whose culture adheres to the highest quality manufacturing, engineering and customer service standards. I look forward to positively impacting America Semiconductor’s profitability by further optimizing their sales and channel management process to support and grow their customer base.”