Planar Systems announced that Jennifer Davis has expanded her role to Chief Marketing Officer of Leyard and Vice President, Marketing and Product Strategy for Planar Systems.
In her new role, Jennifer Davis will be working to support Leyard and Planar brands and products, to generate awareness and demand for products for all of Leyard efforts. Jennifer will report to Planar Systems President and CEO, Gerry Perkel and the Leyard Overseas Board of Directors.
Jennifer Davis joined Planar Systems in 1998, supporting efforts ranging from marketing and business operations to global customer service. Since Planars acquisition by China-based Leyard in 2015, she leads the global marketing organization, serving as the vice president of marketing and product strategy, expressing tremendous passion and proficiency in display technologies. During her 18 year career, Davis has been instrumental in bringing multiple award-winning products to market, including the Planar Mosaic in 2012 and the Planar LookThru OLED Transparent Display in 2015.
Leyard Optoelectronic Co., Ltd., is a leading worldwide provider of LED display products and ancillary systems. Planar Systems is a global leader in display and digital signage technology. The companies announced in August that they entered into a definitive merger agreement.
In 2015, Jennifer Davis was elected to serve on the Board of Trustees of Marathon Scholars, a non-profit organization that helps increase college attainment for low-income students in the Portland Metro and SW Washington area. As a member of the board of directors, Davis works to further the mission of making college a reality for talented students.