EDEN PRAIRIE, MN — June 19, 2006 — Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI), the pioneer in home entertainment control technology, announces the hiring of Kris Haggstrom as their International Sales Manager. Kris was brought in to lead the forward march on increasing RTI’s international sales efforts. RTI has big plans to expand their coverage globally. Mr. Haggstrom will investigate, identify, select, integrate and train additional regional distribution partners. These new additions will be for Asia, Middle East and some uncovered countries/region of Europe.
“It’s exciting to have an ambitious industry leader like Kris Haggstrom as a part of the RTI family. He is the businessman to launch RTI on a global scale,” said Pete Baker, director of sales and marketing for RTI. “His experience in international business and the consumer electronics industry will be an invaluable asset to RTI’s presence in the international market.”
Mr. Haggstrom joins RTI from Blaklader LLC in St. Petersburg, FL. He was the acting president of this Swedish based company, manufacturing high functionality work wear for various professional segments. Prior to his presidential days, Kris was employed by Future Electronics out of Montreal, Canada. For thirteen years he acted as Vice President, implementing many strategic account initiatives throughout Europe He negotiated and finalized many mutually beneficial, successful, long term, customer programs. Mr. Haggstrom also spent much time traveling the greater European continent visiting target key customers. Kris was educated at Marks University in Skene, Sweden. He graduated with a degree in Business and Foreign Languages in 1979.
“The potential markets for RTI products is far reaching, said Kris Haggstrom, International Sales Manager for RTI. ” My strategic focus is to successfully align RTI with world class distribution partners, to promote our product lines to farther reaches of the globe.”
About Remote Technologies Incorporated
Remote Technologies Incorporated (RTI) is a technology-driven company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota that specializes in developing and marketing innovative home theater control products. Founded in 1992 with a focus on the custom home installation market, RTI has become the leader in creating wireless control solutions that solve the foremost challenges facing electronic systems installers.
RTI’s guiding passion is centered about making any size home theater or other electronic system simple and pleasant to use. The company’s design philosophy emphasizes an intuitive and enjoyable experience of its award-winning products, from its universal system controllers, to signal storage and processing devices, and PC programming software. For additional information on RTI and all its innovative products please visit www.rticorp.com.