Tanoue Named President of FOR-A

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• Created: May 14, 2009

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FORT LEE, NJ — FOR-A Corporation of America named Hiro Tanoue president. Tanoue will also continue to serve as president of FOR-A Latin America, Inc. Tanoue is a 14-year veteran with the company. While at FOR-A, Tanoue helped open the company’s New York office and served as Eastern regional sales manager from 2000 to 2006. Most recently, Tanoue maintained a dual role as president of FOR-A Latin America and executive vice president of FOR-A Corporation of America. As President of FOR-A Latin America, he helped establish the company’s Miami office and oversaw decisions about inventory and pricing for customers in Latin America and the Caribbean.

“FOR-A has a long tradition of outstanding quality and innovation. I intend to further that reputation and ensure the growing prevalence of the FOR-A line across the U.S.,” Tanoue said. “I am committed to developing new technology, expanding of our product line and exceeding our client’s needs and expectations.”

Tanoue will continue to operate out of FOR-A’s East Coast office in Fort Lee, N.J.  

FOR-A has also expanded the roles of two managers in the company. Bob Peterson, former Southeastern regional sales manager, has been named technical manager. Pedro Silvestre, regional sales manager—Caribbean and Latin America, will also be responsible for sales in southeastern region of the U.S.

“Pedro draws upon a wealth of experience in every aspect of broadcast production, which has already proven critical to our success in Latin American markets. I’m confident he will continue to serve us well in this new region,” said Tanoue. “In this challenging economy, we will rely on Bob’s strength in engineering and technical matters to assist our current and new customers as they look for innovative ways to employ our technology. ”

For more information, please visit www.for-a.com.

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