Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI), the worldwide leader in universal control and sensing technologies for the smart home, has appointed Kuldip Johal as the company’s new VP Sales Subscription Broadcasting for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India.
Johal has spent the last 15 years working for Samsung Electronics, and as Head of Business Development was responsible for overseeing the development of the company’s set-top box operator business, and another fours years beforehand as Business Development Manager for Pace Micro Technology. His new role at Universal Electronics will see him utilising and building upon this wealth of knowledge and experience to continue driving business growth.
More specifically, Johal’s responsibilities within Universal Electronics will include the acquisition of new customers, the development of new product categories and the further acceleration of consumers upgrading to smart remote controls.
Johal says: “I’ve always been passionate about companies that actively strive for innovation and push boundaries, which is why I’m delighted to be joining Universal Electronics. With the emergence of the Internet of Things there is a huge opportunity for this company to further establish itself within the smart technology marketplace, and I’m excited to now have a direct involvement in making this happen.”
Kuldip assumed his new role at Universal Electronics on July 7th and will be reporting into the company’s Managing Director, Menno Koopmans.
“With almost two decades worth of experience within the industry, Kuldip is the ideal individual to fill this role within Universal Electronics,” says Koopmans. “He is joining at a hugely exciting time, both for the company itself and for smart technology in general, and I believe his contributions will prove to be invaluable.”