Universal Electronics Senior Management

UEI’s senior management represents over 35 years of combined leadership from various backgrounds and experiences.

Banley Chan - Senior Vice President, Manufacturing, Asia

Banley Chan joined UEI in 2010. He has been in the electronics manufacturing industry for over 35 years including seven years as Electronic Design Engineer at Universal Appliance Ltd., 10 years as Factory Manager at Wisetronics Ltd., and eight years as Chief Operating Officer at CG Development/Gemstar Technology (China) Co. Ltd.

Stephen L. Gutman - Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Subscription Broadcast

Stephen Gutman joined UEI in 2000 as Sales Manager, Subscription Broadcast for the Eastern United States. In 2008, he became Senior Director of Sales and advanced to Vice President of Sales for Subscription Broadcast, North America in 2010.

Arsham Hatambeiki - Senior Vice President, Product and Technology

Arsham Hatambeiki is responsible for developing and overseeing technology and product groups across home entertainment and IOT markets. He joined UEI in 2004 as a Lead System Architect for home connectivity. In 2008 he became Director of Advanced Technology.

Joseph L. Haughawout - Senior Vice President, Product Development

Lee Haughawout joined UEI in 1994 while working on his undergraduate degree. He worked as a technical support supervisor and product trainer before moving into Applications Engineering. After holding various managerial roles, he became Vice President of Program Management in 2009. 

Jonathan Hooker - Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Retail

Jonathan Hooker joined UEI in 2006 as National Account Manager in the United Kingdom for UEI's consumer brand One For All. In 2007 he became Senior European Account Manager and advanced to Sales Director for the United Kingdom in 2009. In 2014, he became Vice President responsible for global One For All business.  

Michael Koch - Senior Vice President, Finance

Michael Koch joined UEI in 2004 as Director of Finance. In 2007 he became Vice President of Finance and Treasurer. He was named Senior Vice President of Finance in 2019.  

Michael Lamb - President, Ecolink Intelligent Technology, Inc. 

Michael Lamb founded Street Smart Security and sold it to Honeywell in 2002. He then founded Secure Wireless and Advanced Bridging Technologies which he sold to Nortek in 2008. In 2012 he founded Ecolink Intelligent Technology and sold it to UEI in 2015. 

Hrag Ohannessian - Senior Vice President, Global Sales, Home Automation, Security and Hospitality

Hrag Ohannessian joined UEI in 1997 as an Application Engineer for the OEM Sales group. In 1999, he became an OEM Sales Manager to grow the OEM business in the Eastern U.S. He advanced to Vice President of Sales, Subscription Broadcast, OEM Americas in 2010. He was named to his current role in 2019.