KV2 Audio is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. In 2002, KV2 began its journey in a small cottage tucked away in the forests of Southern Bohemia near the Czech town of Milevsko. In January of 2003, the ES System was released at the NAMM Show “and the rest as they say is history,” as the company says.
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“Very well known in the Ontario market; David brings his wealth of experience and dynamic high energy approach to bear as we continue to experience rapid growth in Ontario,” says Kosters. “David’s varied and extensive background in lighting, video, and sound along with his technical depth and customer-centric approach adds significant value to our offerings.”
Metalworks Institute has introduced three new undergraduate programs: Event Planning & Management, Live Sound, and Stage Lighting & Video. Another addition is the college’s first post-graduate program – Music Mixing & Mastering.
Thorvin Electronics has announced the appointment of Fernando Cienfuegos. He will be responsible for Thorvin’s sales in Western Canada.
The company says Cienfuegos has a very strong technical background with a master’s degree in the field of audiovisual communications. He has collaborated on video production with the University of Alberta and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
InfoComm International has named Heidi A. Voorhees, MBA, CAE, as the organization’s new Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Voorhees will lead InfoComm’s North American operations and global marketing and communication efforts.
With 20 years of trade association and private business experience, Voorhees brings to InfoComm significant expertise in operations management and strategic planning. She spent nearly 10 years at SmithBucklin, the world’s largest association management company, where she oversaw meetings, conventions, trade shows, and executive events for anywhere from 10 to 20,000 participants. Voorhees also has experience in association marketing and trade show management from her time as VP of strategic initiatives at the Institute of Food Technologists and Sr. VP at Experient, a leading global event company.
Contact Distribution has announced the re-appointment of Harry Boyce as western regional manager for the four western provinces, as well as the appointment of Marc Bureau as their eastern regional sales manager. Bureau’s territory encompasses all areas for the eastern region of Quebec and the Maritimes, including Ontario east of Smith Falls, which includes Ottawa.
d&b audiotechnik has appointed Stephan Greiner as chief sales officer. Greiner now serves as a member of the managing board, reporting directly to CEO Amnon Harman.
Greiner succeeds Hans-Peter Nüdling, taking responsibility for global sales and sales operations, as well as education, application support, and product services.
Wohler Technologies has named Chris Shaw as regional sales manager for North America. Shaw is a familiar face to the company having spent seven years as director of sales for Wohler from 1999 to 2006.
Shaw will spearhead a variety of company initiatives, including introducing Wohler’s new product lines, dealer and systems integrator training, as well as relaying customer feedback to the engineering department. Shaw will also work closely with the sales and marketing departments and other members of the Wohler team in continuing to expand the company’s customer base in North America.
Gravity is the new Adam Hall Group brand for stands that comprises products for all stage and studio needs. Designed and engineered in Germany, this new brand was launched in 2015 after more than two years of research and development. They feature powder-coated metal with double-injection-molded ABS plastic, die-cast zinc components, and soft touch rubber-coated clamps and knobs. The brand specific multi-colored “G-Rings” are designed to add style, as well as convenience.