MAHWAH, NJ—Sharp Electronics Corporation has named Jeffrey Leopold as director of public relations. Working within the strategic marketing and communications division, Leopold is responsible for public relations activities in the US for Sharp Electronics Marketing Company of America, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America and Sharp’s Solar Energy Solutions Group.
Leopold reports to Bob Scaglione, chief marketing officer, Sharp Electronics Corporation.

He has experience at both agencies and at corporations. At Porter Novelli, he worked on consumer brands including Gillette, Sprint, HP and Polaroid. At Ogilvy, he was senior vice president, director of global communications for Ogilvy PR and Ogilvy Action. And at Disney, he was responsible for promotional marketing in New York for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.

Most recently, Leopold served as director, corporate marketing for CUnet, a company focused on providing interactive marketing solutions for colleges and universities.