Sharp Corporation has appointed Doug Albregts as President/CEO of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), its wholly owned subsidiary that manages the Americas business. As part of Sharp Corporation’s recent strategic alliance with Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Albregts will officially succeed Toshiyuki Osawa, who previously held the position. This new role comes in addition to Albregts’ existing position as President of Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) which manages Sharp’s Business to Business Operations.
Albregts joined Sharp as President of SIICA in 2011, responsible for the strategic direction and performance of SIICA’s industry-leading business solutions, including multifunction printers and professional and commercial displays for the United States.
Prior to joining Sharp, Albregts held several executive positions within the industry, including Vice President, Enterprise Business Division, for Samsung Electronics of America and General Manager at Canvys, a division of Richardson Electronics. Albregts also held a 12-year tenure with NEC, culminating as Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Business Development for both the commercial and consumer market segments.