Toshiba POS Appoints Dr Stephen Markham SVP Portfolio Management

December 06, 2016 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

Highly regarded product development expert joins the global leader in retail POS

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions today announced the appointment of Dr. Stephen K. Markham to the position of senior vice president, portfolio management. In this role, Markham will be responsible for product planning and execution of the Toshiba point of sale (POS) product portfolio as well as process management throughout the company. Markham will report to company president and CEO Scott Maccabe.

“I am very excited to have Stephen join us as part of the leadership team,” Maccabe said. “Stephen is a recognized expert in the fields of product development, innovation and technology commercialization. I have great confidence that his insights will continue to accelerate growth, keeping Toshiba at the forefront of retail technology for a long time to come.”

Prior to joining Toshiba, Dr. Markham held the position of professor at North Carolina State University’s Poole College of Management. He is president of the Product Development & Management Association (PDMA) Research Foundation, founder of the PDMA New Product Development Professional Certification Program, past PDMA officer and board member, and past director of the Technology, Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Program (TEC) and past director of the Center for Innovation Management Studies (CIMS) at Poole College.

“Retailers are looking for new ways to engage customers and create a differentiated and personalized experience both online and in the store,” said Maccabe. “Our Toshiba product innovation positions us to continue to transform the retail industry by working with our clients to deliver enriched shopping experiences, actionable insights and frictionless checkout. Stephen and his team of retail experts play an integral role in helping us deliver brilliant commerce.”

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About Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions

Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is retail’s first choice for integrated in-store solutions and is a global market share leader in retail store technology. With a global team of dedicated business partners, we deliver innovative commerce solutions that transform checkout, provide seamless consumer interactions and optimize retail operations that are changing the retail landscape. To learn more, visit 

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