Belcore

Peerless-AV Announces Top Management Changes


Aurora, Illinois-based Peerless-AV, a maker of audio-visual, digital signage and mounting products that serve the indoor and outdoor electric sign industries, announces a number of changes in its global executive team.

The company says the changes are for the purpose of furthering its worldwide footprint. They are:

  • Nick Belcore, is now executive vice president of global sales and marketing for the United States, Canada and Asia Pacific
  • Brian McClimans is now vice president of sales for North America and Asia Pacific
  • Earl Naegele becomes managing director of commercial sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (AMEA)
  • Keith Dutch is now vice president of operations for Peerless-AV EMEA
  • Melinda Von Horvath is now vice president of sales for Peerless-AV EMEA

Previously serving as executive vice president of sales for the Americas and EMEA, Belcore will now be directly responsible for providing a global vision and strategy for growth across the entire global organization. He will also manage the North American, Mexico, and UK customer experience teams, which include customer care, marketing and sales.

Following his position as vice president of global business development, McClimans will now manage all sales and initiatives within the North America and Asia Pacific regions. He will also liaise with his European counterparts to ensure a unified global presence for Peerless-AV.

In his new role as managing director of commercial sales, Naegele will spearhead Peerless-AV’s newly created national accounts team, a department that will streamline processes and provide a single point of contact to the company’s national account customers.

Recently named managing director of Peerless-AV EMEA, Dutch will be taking on the additional role of vice president of operations for EMEA.

Newly appointed vice president of sales for EMEA, Melinda Von Horvath will drive Peerless-AV’s exponential growth across Europe and EMEA.

“I am proud of the global expansion Peerless-AV has accomplished over the last five years and with even more opportunities in front of us, I am invigorated knowing Nick, Brian, Earl, Keith, and Melinda will all be leading the charge,” says John Potts, President, Peerless-AV. “Each member of our team plays a critical role in creating and executing a vision and strategy for our future. With these new changes in place, I look forward to the expansion of Peerless-AV across the globe.”

Got a news tip? Contact Tony Kindelspire