November 06, 2014 in Home Appliances News

SAMSUNG Announces John Herrington as Senior Vice President, General Manager Home Appliances for Samsung Electronics America

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. November 6, 2014 — Samsung Electronics America, Inc., America’s fastest growing appliance brand1 and a global category leader, today announced the appointment of John Herrington as senior vice president, general manager of Home Appliances, effective November 17, 2014. Herrington will report to Joseph Stinziano, executive vice president of the Consumer Business Division at Samsung Electronics America. In this role, Herrington will oversee all U.S. sales and marketing for Samsung’s Home Appliances. Herrington will succeed Kevin Dexter, who will lead the development of a new business segment.

“Kevin Dexter has been an instrumental leader in our home appliance business,” said Stinziano. “He advanced Samsung to be the fastest growing home appliance brand in the US market and launched important relationships with new partners. With his extensive knowledge and years of experience at Samsung, I am excited that Kevin will be moving into a new role which we believe has the potential to grow our business to significant levels in the near future.”

An industry veteran, Herrington has led Home Appliance marketing and sales at Amana Appliance and LG Electronics. Most recently he was President of Sharp Electronics Marketing Company of America. “I’m excited to have John on board to help us build on the success and rapid growth our home appliance business has experienced in the U.S.,” said Stinziano. “With double digit sales growth in the last seven years, we are leading the industry in design and technology innovation.”

Samsung has brought excitement to the industry with category redefining advances in kitchen, laundry and cleaning that transform the way consumers experience appliances at home. By tapping into deep insights and understanding what people want and need, Samsung continues to introduce a host of game-changing innovations, from the Chef Collection, a suite of premium appliances that inspire the most discerning home cook, to never-before-seen-clean with the Waterwall dishwasher and the world’s largest capacity washers that allow you to do more.

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About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), is a recognized innovation leader in consumer electronics design and technology. A wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SEA delivers a broad range of digital consumer electronics, IT and home appliance products. Samsung is the market leader for HDTVs in the U.S and America’s fastest growing home appliance brand. To discover more of the award-winning products you love with Samsung, please visit

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