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Techni+Contact Announces Two New Appointments to Technical Sales Support Team

Friday, January 19th, 2018
Daniel Brassard

Daniel Brassard

Techni+Contact/AMX Canada has announced two new appointments to its technical sales support team – Judson Wong has joined as product specialist and Daniel Brassard is leading business development, effective immediately.

Judson brings 22 years of technical experience in AV, with a focus on project management and implementation of technical strategies. He is tasked with assisting the sales team with technical support on projects across Canada on all the company’s audio lines as well as AMX. “Judson’s expertise and skill-set really complement the team’s. We are very lucky to have him on board,” says Jean-Pierre Xenopoulos, director of sales.


Avante Audio Announces Chuck Green as Sales Manager

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
Chuck Green

Chuck Green

To coincide with the release of its Achromic Series of active loudspeaker cabinets, Avante Audio has announced the appointment of Chuck Green as its sales manager. Avante Audio is a new professional audio brand that is part of the ADJ Group of Companies.


Marc Bertrand Joins Adamson as Managing Director for the Americas

Thursday, November 30th, 2017
Marc Bertrand

Marc Bertrand

Adamson Systems Engineering has announced the appointment of audio industry veteran Marc Bertrand to the role of managing director for Adamson Americas. In his new role, Bertrand will lead sales growth and network expansion in both the touring and installation markets in North and South America.


DPA Microphones Appoints Nikolaj Forsberg as EVP of Sales

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Nikolaj Forsberg DPADPA Microphones has announced the appointment of Nikolaj Forsberg to the post of EVP of sales.

Forsberg is based at DPA’s headquarters in Denmark where he will be responsible for overseeing global sales activity and helping to develop new prospects for DPA’s product portfolio, which covers pro audio, live sound, theatre, broadcast, house of worship, and installation markets.


David Scheirman Takes Office as AES President

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
David Scheirman

David Scheirman

The AES has announced that David Scheirman has taken office as the new president of the Audio Engineering Society. In continuing its role of promoting audio science and education, the AES welcomes Scheirman and his 40-plus years of experience and expertise in professional audio – and as a long-time active member of the AES, where he’s served three terms on the board of governors, along with numerous roles and chair positions at AES conventions and within the AES committee system.


Roland Pro AV Canada Names New National Sales Manager

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
Roland Pro AV Canada's Russell Williams

Roland Pro AV Canada’s Russell Williams

Roland Canada has announced the hiring of Russell Williams as its a new national sales manager for the professional AV division. He will based out of Toronto.

As a product sales specialist, Williams has spent 20 years in various countries working within the pro AV, photo, and print industries. In addition, he is trained as a commercial photographer with education in video production and editing.

Williams says he is excited to move back to his roots in manufacturer sales, applying his experience to help and support Roland’s professional AV division. Of his recent appointment, Williams says, “I am really excited to join Roland as the new national sales manager for pro AV. I have some big shoes to fill.”


John Devries Joins CETEC Group as National Pro AV Rep

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
John Devries

John Devries

Wayne Korhonen, President of CETEC Group Inc., has announce the addition of John Devries to the CETEC Group. Devries will assume the position as CETEC Group’s national pro AV representative.

Devries comes to CETEC from Roland Pro AV Canada, where he spent 10 years as national sales manager. The company says Devries’ skills in professional audio/video sales and sales operations bring formidable experience to the CETEC Group. “John brings formidable pro-audio/video experience as CETEC continues to experience rapid growth,” adds Korhonen.


Yamaha Canada Music Hires Kris O’Reilly as Product Manager for Live Sound & Music Production

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Kris O'ReillyYamaha Canada Music has announced the addition of Kris O’Reilly to its combo team as product marketing manager for live sound and music production.

O’Reilly comes to Yamaha with years of MI experience having worked for Long & McQuade in role as key buyer for audio and recording products since 2008, but actually started working in their Scarborough, ON store location back in 2004.


Derek Black Joins HHB Canada as Broadcast & Systems Sales Manager

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Derek BlackHHB Canada has announced the appointment Derek Black to the new role of broadcast and systems sales manager. This appointment is effective immediately.

In his new position, Black will service HHB’s broadcast and systems clients and dealers, in conjunction with HHB Canada Sales Manager Norman Verrall. Together they will be responsible for managing the company’s independent broadcast and systems sales reps.


Yorkville Sound Appoints New District Sales Manager for Ontario

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Shawn CrockardIn an effort to improve their rep team and add further support to the  Ontario dealer base, Yorkville Sound has appointed Shawn Crockard as its newest district sales manager, effective immediately.

Reporting to the VP of Sales and Marketing, Jeff Cowling, Crockard’s territory will include southwestern and northern Ontario. Rounding out the Ontario sales team is Chris Gauthier and Alex Donmoyer, who will collectively represent Yorkville’s brands in Ontario.



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