North San Diego Business Chamber has elected Neal Manowitz, president and chief operating officer of Sony Electronics, to its board of directors.
The election came at the Chamber Board meeting held on Thursday (Jan. 20).
Manowitz, who is in charge of Sony Electronics’ operations in the U.S. and Canada, has over 25 years’ experience with Sony in a variety of roles and responsibilities across its businesses. He brings to the Chamber board a strong global and local perspective and understands the impact Sony’s employees have on the region locally, said Debra Rosen, president and CEO of the Chamber.
Manowitz's knowledge of the global market brings a perspective the Chamber can use in positioning itself for future generations and a stronger member experience, Rosen added.
“Neal’s strong background in technology, with expertise and knowledge in engaging closely with customers, will contribute to the Chamber’s goal of growing our relevancy to future generations while providing exceptional service to members,” Rosen also said.
“It’s my honor to join the Board and support the San Diego community in this role,” said Manowitz. “I look forward to working closely with the Chamber to bring their vision and values to this vibrant community.”
The North San Diego Business Chamber’s diverse board is made up of small, medium and large businesses and represents many industries and companies located throughout the region.