Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC) today announced two promotions to its management team: Mike Marusic has been promoted to chief operating officer (COO) of the SEC organization as well as executive vice president of marketing for Sharp’s business-to-business (B2B) sector. Sharp also promoted Moonsun Park to vice president, SEC Controller.
In his new position, Marusic will report directly to the president, chief executive officer and chairman of SEC, Doug Albregts, and will be responsible for directing all functions related to operations, corporate marketing, services, information technology, human resources, facilities and purchasing, while also continuing to oversee the marketing strategies for B2B operations.
Last month, Sharp Corporation appointed Doug Albregts president and chief executive officer of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), Sharp’s subsidiary that manages Sharp’s Americas business. As part of Sharp Corporation’s recent strategic alliance with Hon Hai Precision Industry. In March 2016, Foxconn Technology Group, the parent company of Taiwan’s Hon Hai Precision Industry, paid 389 billion yen ($3.5 billion) for a controlling stake in Sharp Corporation of Japan.
“Mike has done an outstanding job over the past 14 years in a variety of executive roles driving the marketing, business solutions, operations and technical services groups within Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA),” Sharp’s Albregts commented. “His vast wealth of knowledge and expertise will be invaluable in his expanded role as COO, helping us enhance efficiencies across the organization and achieve our objectives for growth and profitability.”
Marusic is a graduate of Siena College and earned his MBA from Fordham University. Prior to joining Sharp in 2002, he headed the marketing group for Panasonic’s copier and computer peripheral division and has over 25 years of experience in the office- technology sector.
“I’m very excited to take on this new position within the SEC organization,” said Marusic. As Sharp continues to be recognized globally for its products and innovations, I look forward to working with all of our business groups to enhance the brand in the market while creating and executing strategies across the organization that achieve a more unified and efficient operation.”
In her new position, Moonsun Park will continue to report to Bill Flynn, senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer, and will be responsible for general accounting, consolidations and reporting, FP&A, and AP, including helping to manage the company’s financial audit and the relationship with its external auditors.
“Moonsun is a respected leader and an invaluable resource within the finance group at Sharp,” said Flynn. “She has distinguished herself in a variety of management positions, consistently striving to improve business processes to positively impact the organization.”
Park received her Masters of Business Administration in accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Bachelors of Arts in International Relations and Asian Studies from Tufts University.