Former Logitech Harmony Consumer Electronics and Navman USA Executive to
Lead Magellan Sales Efforts in Canada
TORONTO, June 24 /CNW/ -- 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.
"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.
For more information, visit http://www.magellangps.com.
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(R) series portable car
navigation systems, Maestro(TM), CrossoverGPS(TM), the Magellan Triton(TM)
outdoor handheld navigation devices, the Hertz(R) NeverLost(R) car navigation
system and ProMark(TM), 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
(C) 2008 Magellan Navigation, Inc. All rights reserved. Magellan,
Maestro, Magellan RoadMate, CrossoverGPS, Triton, and ProMark are trademarks
of Magellan Navigation, Inc. Hertz and NeverLost are registered trademarks of
Hertz Systems, Inc. All other products and brand names are trademarks of their
(*)Source: Canalys forecasts, Mobile Navigation Analysis Worldwide, June
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