GDS Appoints Robert Heise as Executive VP and GM for its America's Operations

Feb. 19, 2013
Heise will bring over 20 years of experience in providing business process improvement, strategic channel development and sales management experience to GDS

Global Display Solutions announced that Robert Heise has joined the company as executive vice president and general manager of its America's operations.

Robert will be tasked with expanding the sales of GDS’ display products and services in the DOOH, transportation, industrial and medical markets. Additionally, he will be integrating the sale of retail and airport signage displays from GDS’ recent acquisition of Hantarex, a highly innovative flat screen display manufacturer.

Previously, Robert served as EVP and GM for Richardson Electronics’ Display Systems Group (Canvys) where he spearheaded the group’s transformation from component distribution to value-added LCD display manufacturing.

Robert will be managing operations from the GDS manufacturing facility located in Rockford, IL. where GDS specializes in using advanced optical bonding and thermal management technology to manufacture displays that offer a combination of excellent image quality and energy efficiency.