Yaz Nakayama Joins Sharp® Imaging and Information Company of America as Associate Vice President, Strategy Development and

   Yaz Nakayama Joins Sharp® Imaging and Information Company of America as
         Associate Vice President, Strategy Development and Execution

PR Newswire

MAHWAH, N.J., Jan. 10, 2013

MAHWAH, N.J., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sharp Electronics Corporation
announced that Yaz Nakayama has joined Sharp Imaging and Information Company
of America (SIICA) as Associate Vice President, Strategy Development and
Execution. In this new position, Nakayama will be responsible for driving
the strategic planning process to prioritize and execute key growth
initiatives within the organization. Nakayama has spent several years in
business strategy consulting roles, most recently serving as a Director at BTS
USA Ltd., a leading strategy and implementation firm using customized business
simulations and experimental learning solutions to complement growth
strategies. He reports directly to Doug Albregts, President, Sharp Imaging
and Information Company of America.

"Yaz's extensive background in strategic planning and business development
make him a talented addition to Sharp's management team," said Albregts. "His
experience outside the industry adds depth to our organization as we develop
innovative and executable solutions that will impact B2B market opportunities
going forward."

Nakayama holds a MBA degree from the Darden Graduate School of Business
(University of Virginia) with an undergraduate degree from Hosei University in
Tokyo.

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America is a division of Sharp
Electronics Corporation, the U.S. sales and marketing subsidiary of Sharp
Corporation, Osaka, Japan. For more information about the complete line of
Sharp workgroup document systems, contact Sharp Electronics Corporation, Sharp
Plaza, Mahwah, N.J., 07495-1163. For online product information, visit
www.sharpusa.com/documents.

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About Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America
Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp
Electronics Corporation, markets the advanced, color MX Series multifunction
printers (MFP) systems that help companies manage workflow efficiently and
increase productivity. Sharp^® MFPs feature the Sharp OSA^® development
platform, which seamlessly integrates network applications to create a
personalized MFP that can meet virtually any business need, and Scan^2
technology, which scans two-sided documents in a single pass to enhance
scanning reliability and preserve document integrity. To keep documents safe
from unauthorized users, Sharp is a leader in the MFP industry in security by
offering the most secure suite of MFP applications

Sharp is the #1 selling brand of Large Format (60"+) Commercial LCD displays
in the USA through B2B sales outlets*. Sharp's professional and commercial
displays are specially engineered for business applications and are offered in
a wide range of sizes. From high-impact displays for digital signage, to our
award-winning ultra-thin bezel video walls, to the innovative AQUOS BOARD™
interactive display systems, Sharp products help you communicate, collaborate,
and disseminate information brilliantly.

*According to NPD Display Search Monthly Large Format Commercial Displays
Report, October 2012.

About Sharp Electronics Corporation
Sharp Electronics Corporation is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Sharp
Corporation. Sharp is a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind home
entertainment products, appliances, networked multifunctional office
solutions, solar energy solutions, LED lighting and mobile communication and
information tools. Leading brands include AQUOS^® Quattron™ LCD televisions,
AQUOS BOARD™ interactive display systems, SharpVision^® projectors, Insight^®
Microwave Drawer^® ovens, Notevision^® multimedia projectors and
Plasmacluster^® air purifiers.

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Corporation and/or its affiliated companies. All other trademarks are the
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