NEC decides Karsten Winther is the boss of sales

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Winther brings years of experience

NEC Display Solutions Europe has appointed Karsten Winther as its new vice president sales EMEA.

The company said the new position will help it reinforce and strengthen its EMEA sales and business operations to sell more kit.

Winther will be part of the EMEA management team based in Munich, Germany. He will report into Bernd Eberhardt, President and CEO of NEC Display Solutions Europe and lead and drive strategic and operational sales activities to support NEC Display Solutions’ regional sales, corporate sales and channel sales teams.

Karsten Winther said: “NEC Display Solutions has well-defined business objectives and a strong commitment to be successful with its solution-led sales approach. I’m excited to be part of the EMEA management team and to further develop and increase our efforts to support the EMEA business operations.

“NEC Display Solutions will continue to deliver and enhance our tools and resources to support our EMEA channel partners, and in turn help them to grow and succeed in their business areas.”

Karsten Winther has over 15 years of experience in the AV and IT industry and a strong background with over 10 years at the Epson Group, where he managed complex product lines, pricing strategies, sales strategy planning and business partner agreements. Prior to Epson, Winther held several other positions at IT-related companies in Denmark.

Bernd Eberhardt, President and CEO of NEC Display Solutions Europe, said: “As NEC Display Solutions increases EMEA-wide sales activities through its valuable partner network, it is critical to ensure that our overall sales and marketing strategies match our partners’ growing needs.

“Karsten brings solid expertise in product sales and channel sales strategies, and will help NEC to expand its business partners’ effectiveness and profitability.”

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