MAHWAH, N.J., Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), announces that Shane Coffey and Vince Jannelli have been promoted to the Associate Vice President positions of Document Product Management and Software Product Management, respectively.
"Sharp has been extremely fortunate to have two outstanding leaders on our team developing our product and solutions strategy," said Mike Marusic, COO, Sharp Electronics Corporation. "Through strong relationships with our dealers, factory R&D, global subsidiaries, and third-party partners, both Shane and Vince have been instrumental in leading the drive for change within the technology sector and laying the foundation for continued growth in our document business." Coffey will lead the product management team responsible for the full range of multifunctional products (MFPs) for the U.S. market, including printers, workgroup MFPs and high-volume production models. In his 20-year plus career in the Document Systems Business, Coffey has held increasingly high level positions in diverse areas of responsibility encompassing Sales, Technical and Marketing management. Prior to joining Sharp 1996, he worked as National Technical Support Manager at Olivetti in addition to holding a variety of management positions at Triumph Adler Royal. "I am very excited to take on this position which will allow me to expand my role in what I believe is the best team of product management professionals in our industry, working both locally and internationally and dedicated to delivering the best possible competitive line of Sharp office products and services," said Coffey. Jannelli leads the team responsible for a portfolio of software, embedded hardware functionality and APIs, including mobility and connectivity, security and the Sharp OSA® development platform. He is also responsible for overseeing the Sharp Partner and Authorized Integrator Programs. In this new role, his team will focus on driving the change necessary for improved execution of Sharp's overall software strategy.