FREDERICKSBURG, VA - Harkness Screens, the world's leading manufacturer of projection screens for cinema applications, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Samitt as Group Director, Sales & Marketing. In his new position, Samitt will create integrated marketing programs, build strategic customer relationships, initiate industry partnerships and develop new products and markets.
Samitt brings a 14-year career in marketing strategy, new product development, and brand management with him to Harkness.
"We are pleased to have Jeff join our team," says Andrew Robinson, managing director, Harkness Screens. "His more than 14 years of marketing and new product development will provide Harkness Screens the opportunity to reinforce our commitment to the cinema and Pro AV markets as well as allow us to continue expanding Harkness' business worldwide."
Prior to joining Harkness Screens, Samitt spent three years with Circuit City Stores, Inc. where he most recently served as Director, Marketing Management. Samitt also spent five years as Group Product Manager at IBM and four years as a Senior Consultant with Ernst & Young.
About Harkness Screens
Harkness Screens is the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of large screens. Thousands of screens are supplied every year for cinema, film production, special effects, live events, houses of worship and custom AV applications. Founded in the 1920s, Harkness has screens in place in over 50 countries. With its main office located in the UK, other offices and factories are located in France, Beijing and Fredericksburg, VA. Harkness Screens combines unrivalled experience with the latest technology to provide innovative solutions to the company's key markets worldwide. For more information, visit the Harkness Screens web page at www.harkness-screens.com.