VOXX International Corporation Appoints Edward D. Mas President Of Its VOXX Automotive Business Unit
"Ed is a seasoned industry veteran with a proven record of success in product development, manufacturing, financial management, operations and bringing out the best in people," said
Mas has worked in the automotive arena for two decades and has enjoyed a 30-year career; four years at VOXX Automotive as Executive Vice President, 11 years with Invision Automotive Systems, and 16 years at Panasonic Automotive Systems. While with
"It is with honor and humility that I assume the full leadership of VOXX Automotive," Mas said. "I look forward to drawing on my 20 years of experience across the spectrum of automotive electronics in product, quality, financial, operational and supply chain management to advance VOXX Automotive to preferred OEM status and a greater share of the auto aftermarket.
"In my view, I would not be getting this promotion were it not for the truly great leadership team working with me. They are solid pros with broad and deep automotive experience, including Tier 1 OEMs, able to effectively pursue emerging markets and create disruptive technologies."
One of Mas' first tasks in his new role will be to discover and design, operational and sales synergies to drive growth and enhance efficiencies throughout VOXX Automotive operations. Along with its top position in rear seat infotainment, the Company is a leader in remote start products, wireless entry systems and other advanced products. Mas added, "I look forward to identifying and maximizing opportunities in areas like electric vehicles and autonomous cars, to name just two, that can come about through collaboration between our OEM and aftermarket teams."
The latest example of VOXX Automotive's ability to create market-altering technologies and products is its Evolution Series (EVO) Rear Seat Infotainment Solution. EVO was recently honored at the 2018 North American International Auto Show as the winner of the Connected Car category of the prestigious Planet M Awards, a program that recognizes innovations in mobility platforms and technologies. EVO brings a smart home television experience into the car, requiring only power/ground connections. It is enjoyed by drivers and passengers of Ford's 2018 Explorer and Lincoln Navigator as well as
Mas will continue to be based at
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