Where? DVDPlanet!25 Jul, 2002 By: Hive News
Video retailing veteran Paul Ramaker has joined DVDPlanet as its president, starting Monday.
“I am extremely excited about this opportunity,” Ramaker said. “I am looking forward to working in a superstore environment, both virtual and physical. Hopefully I can help the team see what we need to do to grow the company. Ultimately, the key issue is always to take care of the customer and provide great service.”
Ramaker will oversee all day-to-day operations of DVDPlanet's Internet arm DVDPlanet.com as well as the company's 4,000-square-foot superstore in Westminster, Calif. DVDPlanet.com, Inc., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Image Entertainment.
Ramaker was most recently VP, merchandising at Wherehouse Music. His career includes executive positions with The Musicland Group for more than 13 years as well as with DVDExpress.com.
“Paul will be challenged to increase revenue opportunities for Planet's Web site…as well as working to expand DVDPlanet's retail brick-and-mortar operation,” said Martin W. Greenwald, Image's president and CEO. “I am delighted to see him on board.”