Almo Corporation announced that technology industry veteran and former Samsung Electronics North American President and CEO Tim Baxter has joined the Almo Advisory Board.
With more than 35 years of experience in the consumer electronics, telecom, mobile appliance and entertainment industries, Baxter has managed and scaled businesses and teams, complexity, crisis management, technology, leadership, change management, board roles and giving back.
“Tim brings decades of leadership success and has cultivated expertise in a wide range of areas, particularly Almo’s four core businesses — appliances, consumer electronics, pro AV and housewares — which enables him to provide a very unique perspective to our board,” Warren Chaiken, President and CEO of Almo Corporation, explained. “Bringing Tim’s voice to the Almo Advisory Board is sure to result in a wealth of new ideas that help accelerate the goals of the board and benefit all Almo shareholders, from our employees and suppliers to our distribution partners and the overall industries we serve.”
According to Chaiken, the Almo Advisory Board’s primary functions are to provide counsel on business direction, unbiased insights and ideas from an outside perspective, and support of new business development.
As President and CEO of Samsung Electronics North America, Baxter was responsible for all aspects of the organization, including consumer electronics, mobile, marketing, customer care, B2B, services, and new business in the US and Canada. Prior to Samsung, Baxter held executive, marketing, product management and sales positions at Sony Corporation of America, AT&T and Lucent Technologies. He graduated from Roger Williams University with a Bachelor of Science in marketing and currently serves as a Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He also holds an honorary degree from Roger Williams University and honorary doctorate from South Carolina State University. Additionally, Tim serves on the Board of Directors for the CTIA, Junior Achievement USA and the ADL-CE board, and he is active with Covenant House of NJ.