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beyerdynamic Expands Management Team & Expands International Activities

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Germany-based manufacturer beyerdynamic has expanded its management team and global strategy. The company says the approach aims to build on beyerdynamic’s strengths and tap into new markets. At the same time, the global sales network will be expanded, and international brand awareness will be increased.

The new strategy is also reflected by three people:

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Neutrik Promotes Chris Neethling to Chief Sales Officer

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

CNeethling_HiNeutrik has announced that Chris Neethling, formerly Global Financial Manager for Neutrik USA, has been promoted to Chief Sales Officer of the entire Neutrik Group. He joined Neutrik USA in 2009.

In his prior role at Neutrik USA, Neethling coordinated global pricing and logistics for Neutrik’s international customers based in the U.S. Additionally, he supervised the Neutrik USA’s financial, warehousing, supply chain management and I.T. functions. In his new role as Chief Sales Officer, reporting directly to the CEO of the Neutrik group, Chris will expand his coordination of global sales activities to encompass all of Neutrik’s cross-border sales activities. Additionally, he will be responsible for the marketing activities of Neutrik worldwide. He will step away from his other existing functions at Neutrik USA as he transitions into his new role.

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Professional Wireless Systems Appoints William O’Keefe Manufacturing Manager

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Will O'Keefe_PWSProfessional Wireless Systems (PWS), a Masque Sound Company,, has named William O’Keefe as manufacturing manager. O’Keefe returns to PWS where he previously worked in the manufacturing department from May 2011 through April 2013.

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VUE Audiotechnik Hires Industry Veteran Greg Kirkland for Technical Sales

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
Greg Kirkland

Greg Kirkland

VUE Audiotechnik has added Greg Kirkland to its technical sales team. Kirkland brings with him more than 30 years of experience in sound system design and engineering and his appointment will expand VUE’s technical support for larger design firms and projects.

Kirkland has been responsible for designing, installing, and programming audio systems in World-class performance venues as well as engineering live shows throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia. He has mixed tours for Liza Minnelli, Andy Williams, Burt Bacharach, Julie Andrews, Rosemary Clooney and Creedence Clearwater Revisited, among others.

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TOA Canada Appoints Rico Lucia as General Manager

Monday, January 4th, 2016
Rico Lucia

Rico Lucia

TOA Canada Corporation, a manufacturer of commercial audio and intercom products, has announced the appointment of Rico Lucia, CSP, to the position of general manager of TOA Canada Corporation.

Located in Mississauga, ON, TOA Canada Corporation is responsible for the sales and distribution of TOA branded Commercial audio, intercom, and voice evacuation products for the Canadian market. TOA features a centrally located stocked warehouse, professional sales, technical support and design team and customer service, and marketing teams.

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Jim Rhodes Joins Radial in Artist Relations

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Jim RhodesRadial Engineering has announced that Jim Rhodes has joined the Vancouver-based team in Artist Relations.

Radial President Peter Janis says, “Radial just keeps growing year-over-year and the list of artists and engineers we work with continues to follow suit. We decided it was time to hire for this role to support the fostering and managing of these relationships. Jim will also take over the task of getting our products to magazines for their review columns. Jim is no stranger to Radial having worked very briefly for our nascent company Cabletek, now known as Radial, over 20 years ago and we are excited to have him be part of our team.”

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Juan Carlos Bolomey Joins Primacoustic’s Canadian Business Development Team

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Juan-Carlos-Bolomey-PrimacousticPrimacoustic (a division of Radial Engineering) has announced that Juan Carlos Bolomey has joined its Business Development and Technical Support team for Canada.

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AES Appoints John Krivit as New President

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
John Krivit

John Krivit

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) has announced the appointment of new president John Krivit,  who takes over the leadership role from Andres Mayo. Previously Krivit served as chair of the AES Education Committee and is currently an Associate Professor teaching at Emerson College and Bay State College in Boston.

Krivit was voted president-elect of the AES in 2014 and has served on the executive committee of the board of governors over the last year. Beyond his experience in the studio and classroom, Krivit is known as a tireless connector of the professional audio and education worlds.  He is the founder of the Boston Area Definitive Audio Student Summit and of Hey Audio Student, a public Facebook group with more than 8,000 members that chronicles the events, resources, and opportunities available to audio students at all levels. Now in his 20th year of teaching, his students have gone on to do award-winning work in all facets of the audio and broadcast industries.

 

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Shure Announces Planned Retirement of President & CEO LaMantia, Names Schyvinck as Successor

Monday, December 7th, 2015
Shure's Santo LaMantia (left) & Christine Schyvinck

Shure’s Santo LaMantia (left) & Christine Schyvinck

Shure Incorporated has announced that president and CEO Santo (Sandy) LaMantia intends to retire, effective July 1, 2016.

As part of a planned succession, he and Rose L. Shure, chairman, will appoint current executive vice president of global operations, marketing, and sales and COO Christine (Chris) Schyvinck to succeed him as president and CEO. On Jan. 1, 2016, Schyvinck will take on the added title of president, and will serve in this role until her appointment as president and CEO on July 1, 2016.

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Roscoe Anthony Resigns as Renkus-Heinz President

Monday, December 7th, 2015
Roscoe Anthony (left) & Harro Heinz

Roscoe Anthony (left) & Harro Heinz

Renkus-Heinz today announced that company president Roscoe Anthony has decided to resign from his position, effective immediately.

“Roscoe has made positive contributions during his association with Renkus-Heinz, and we all wish him well for his future endeavors.” says Harro Heinz, founder and CEO. No replacement for Mr. Anthony is currently under consideration.  Harro Heinz will return to serve as president and CEO.

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