Hauppauge, NY - Audiovox Electronics Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corp. (NASDAQ: VOXX), today announced the addition of Joe Tegerdine a seasoned mobile electronics executive to its Mobile Electronics Product Development group. Mr. Tegerdine joins the company as Director of Location Based Products and Services.
“We have identified M2M and Location Based Services as significant growth opportunities for our company and as many of you saw at CES in January we unveiled our first product in this category- -Car Connection under the Audiovox brand and announced our distribution partnership with Tagg the Pet Tracker under the Qualcomm brand,” said Tom Malone, president of Audiovox Electronics Corp. “Joe brings a unique skill set to the team as he has a very thorough understanding of the market and has vast experience in creating the partner relationships required to succeed.”
Mr. Tegerdine comes to us from Wistron Neweb Corporation (WNC) where he was the Senior Director of Business Development and U.S. General Counsel for the Taiwan based manufacturer. At WNC, he successfully secured a number of multi-million dollar M2M programs covering mobile health, smart grid and transportation. He led the certification effort with Verizon, AT&T and Sprint, and secured the manufacturing contract to supply communication modules for the largest deployment of cellular smart meters in the U.S.
Malone concluded, “As we explore new growth opportunities for our company we will look to experts like Joe not only to help develop and launch new products but also to expand the third party partnerships that are needed to succeed in the space.”