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Acer America Names New Leadership Team for Latin America Operations
SAN JOSE, Calif. (2016-03-09)

Acer America today announced the appointment of Jorge Tuñon and Francisco de Castro as general managers of Acer Latin America. Tuñon and de Castro currently manage Acer’s operations in Chile via their distribution company Netnow. While they will continue to own and run Netnow in Chile, they will now also manage Acer’s entire Latin American sales operation, based in Miami. Acer’s sales operations in Brazil and Mexico will remain under its current leadership.

Both Tuñon and de Castro have more than 20 years of consumer electronics industry experience in Latin America and bring a track record of success with Acer sales in Chile. Under their leadership, Acer has achieved significant market share growth during the last four years and is currently the #2 best-selling PC brand in Chile.

“Jorge Tuñon and Francisco de Castro have achieved impressive results for Acer in Chile over the last four years and are well positioned to drive Acer’s business to the next level throughout Latin America,” said, Gregg Prendergast, president of Acer Pan America. “Acer now has more than 27 percent of retail market share in Chile and we look forward to similar success under their leadership throughout the region.”

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