Magellan® Names Chris Jensen Director of Sales, Canada
Former Logitech Harmony Consumer Electronics and Navman USA Executive to Lead Magellan Sales Efforts in Canada
Toronto, Ontario (June 24, 2008) Magellan, the fastest-growing GPS brand in the world, today announced that Chris Jensen has joined the company as the director of sales for Canada, marking the company's first Canadian-based senior-level executive. In his new role, Jensen is charged with the growth and profitability of Magellan's auto navigation products, as well as all outdoor products in Canada and the United States.
ﾓMagellan is committed to delivering unsurpassed service and support to the Canadian and outdoor markets, said Ed Moro, vice president, worldwide consumer sales of Magellan. Chris' extensive international experience and thorough understanding of the Canadian market make him the ideal person to carry through our strategy for the Canadian market.
Jensen's appointment, combined with the agreement between Magellan and ReSource Group Canada (see separate announcement) underscores Magellan's commitment to, and expansion in, the Canadian consumer electronics market. North American after-market auto navigation shipments in Canada are expected to increase 69 percent by the end of 2008*.
Jensen, who will be based in Mississauga, Ontario, previously served as the vice president of sales and marketing of Sonic Frontiers International, regional sales manager of Logitech Harmony Division, and vice president and general manager of Navman USA.
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About Magellan Magellan allows people to travel, work and play their way with leading portable navigation and positioning solutions across multiple consumer and business-to-business markets. Recognized as an industry innovator, the company is the creator of the award-winning Magellan RoadMate® series portable car navigation systems, MaestroTM, CrossoverGPSTM, the Magellan TritonTM outdoor handheld navigation devices, the Hertz® NeverLost® car navigation system and ProMarkTM, the best-selling single frequency GPS survey product line on the market. Magellan is privately held and headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. For more information on Magellan, visit http://www.magellangps.com.