CANTON, Mass., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), the company that created the Stolen Vehicle Recovery market, today announced the appointment of Hal Dewsnap as Senior Vice President/General Manager of U.S. Sales. He replaces Kevin Mullins, who will continue with the Company and assist in the transition.
Dewsnap brings 30 years of domestic and international sales experience to LoJack. Prior to joining the Company, he served as Regional Sales, Service and Parts Manager for the Ford Motor Co. in Boston, where as the top executive in New England he led a team responsible for more than $2 billion in annual sales. From 2005 to 2010 Dewsnap was Ford's Los Angeles Regional Sales Manager. In that role he developed and implemented a strategic turnaround that significantly improved sales performance, customer loyalty, dealer satisfaction and dealer profitability. In addition, Dewsnap has served as Ford's VP/District Manager in Puerto Rico and Marketing Manager for the Middle East District for Ford's Worldwide Direct Market Operations. "Hal is an outstanding sales executive whose appointment builds on our Company's strong functional and technical expertise to best position LoJack for success," said Randy Ortiz, LoJack's CEO and President. "He has led emerging as well as highly developed markets, including a $5.5 billion sales operation for Ford Motor Company in California. By virtue of his OEM background and strategic capabilities – combined with leadership skills and experience building powerful teams – Hal will play a critical role in furthering the growth of our global brand."About LoJack Corporation LoJack Corporation, the company that has helped more than nine million people protect their vehicles in the event of theft over the past 25+ years, today provides safety, security and protection for an ever-growing range of valuable assets and people. Leveraging its core strengths, including its well-known brand, direct integration with law enforcement and dealer distribution network, LoJack Corporation is expanding into new areas across the continuum from theft deterrence to recovery. The Company is focusing on creating a new level of value for its dealer, customer and investor communities by delivering innovative offerings, multiple technologies in expanding geographies. For more information, visit www.lojack.com , www.autotheftblog.com, www.youtube.com/lojack, www.twitter.com/LoJackCorp or www.Facebook.com/LoJackCorp .