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Toshiba Appoints Jeffrey Kunzler Channel Program Manager

Surveillance Industry Veteran to Oversee Channel Sales Development for Toshiba IP Network Cameras, Digital Recorders, Software

IRVINE, CA, July 8, 2010 -- Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video, a business unit of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the Jeffery Kunzlerappointment of Jeffrey Kunzler as Channel Program Manager for North America. In this role, Mr. Kunzler will be responsible for implementing the business unit's aggressive growth strategy and aligning resources with its VAR partners.

A seasoned professional with successful tenure at companies such as D-Link and Canon, Mr. Kunzler brings to Toshiba extensive experience selling in the IP surveillance market, along with a background in channel marketing programs, sales training, and client/vendor relations. He will report directly to Sergio Collazo, National Sales & Marketing Manager, Toshiba Surveillance & IP Video.

"Jeff is a results-driven sales professional with a fifteen-year record of achievement and demonstrated success in video products, as well as reseller/channel management and distribution development. He'll make a strong addition to our team," Collazo said.

Mr. Kunzler was most recently National Account/Business Development Manager of Network Video Solutions for D-Link Systems, Inc. where he more than doubled annual revenues by focusing on new partner acquisition, existing partner growth and incremental end-user sales of the company's IP cameras and digital recording systems. Prior to this, he served as National Account Manager for Barr Security in Naples, FL, a start-up venture of security products for the educational and enterprise market. At Barr Security Mr. Kunzler successfully managed several rep firms, national accounts and distributors in a multi-million dollar, twenty-five state territory. He has also distinguished himself as a top performer in regional sales management positions for Viewcast Corporation, Canon U.S.A., and Mitsubishi Electronics.

Mr. Kunzler attended DePaul University, Chicago, IL.

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Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of four business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, Storage Device Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide mobile products and solutions, including industry leading portable computers; projectors; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for automotive, computer and consumer electronics applications; and telephony equipment and associated applications.

TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of information products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, which is a global leader in high technology and integrated manufacturing of electrical and electronic components, products and systems, as well as major infrastructure systems. Toshiba has more than 172,000 employees worldwide and annual sales of over US $54 billion (FY2005). For more information on Toshiba's leading innovations, visit the company's Web site at

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