Company promotes GM of sales.

LG Electronics Australia has appointed former Hitachi executive, Frank Malcaus to general manager of home appliance sales. Malcaus joins LG with more than 19 years working in the consumer electronics industry. Most recently, he was heading up the sales division at Hitachi and prior to that, he was head of home appliance sales at Samsung Electronics.

Commenting on his appointment, Malcaus (pictured below) said, “I am excited to join the team at LG Electronics Australia. The category has impressive home appliance innovations and the forward-thinking mentality within the business is remarkable.

“I am looking forward to collaborating with the team, bringing in fresh perspectives to this category and tackling any new challenges that may come our way. Ultimately, at the heart of this role will be ensuring these products continue to help improve the day-to-day lives of Australians.”

Concurrently, LG has promoted Murray Richardson (pictured below) to sales director of consumer electronics. He previously led the home appliance category as general manager of sales for more than 13 years.

Richardson said, “This promotion provides a viable growth opportunity and for that I am truly grateful. I am passionate about LG Electronics and the brand in general. The company’s philosophy of making people’s lives better resonates with me. In my 13 years at LG Electronics I have seen first-hand the impact our products have on helping improve the lives of Australians.

“I am looking forward to continuing to grow the LG Electronics business in Australia and making a difference in new areas within the organisation.”