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ADJ Group Hires Juan “JC” Faxas as Audio Product Director

Monday, March 14th, 2016

JC FAXASADJ Group has announced that Juan “JC” Faxas has joined the company as audio product director. JC Faxas will develop and expand ADJ’s audio product lines to meet the needs of the company’s consumer base.

“Since the company’s beginning, ADJ Group has been a leader in developing and providing the highest quality of products for the DJ market,” says Toby Velazquez, president of ADJ Group of Companies. “With the addition of JC to our team, we will continue well into the future with the development of products that our customers are looking for by listening and responding to their needs. JC is a natural fit for ADJ as he has extensive knowledge not just with our products but the market and end-users as well.”


Martin Audio Appoints Dom Harter as Managing Director

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Dom HarterMartin Audio has appointed Dom Harter as Managing Director with immediate effect.
An experienced business leader with a deep history in pro audio, Harter’s mission will be to build the Martin Audio brand and help grow its success across multiple markets worldwide.

Harter’s experience include multiple pro audio roles including serving as both Director of R&D as well as Sales Director with Turbosound before joining Harman’s Mixer Group with several positions including Global Sales Director/VP for Harman’s Mixer BU.


LOUD Technologies Names T.J. Smith President & GM of EAW

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

TJ SmithEastern Acoustic Works (EAW) has announced the appointment of T.J. Smith as president and general manager. The announcement was made by Mark Graham, LOUD Technologies CEO.

Prior to joining EAW, Smith held a variety of leadership roles with the Harman organization. His most recent assignments include four years as general manager of the company’s operation in Shenzhen, China and management of the signal processing brands based in Salt Lake City, UT.


Gaetan Fournier Joined Intellimix/AVL as Service Department Manager

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
Gaetan Fournier

Gaetan Fournier

Gaetan Fournier has joined Intellimix/AVL Media Group as service department manager.

Fournier has more than 15 years experience in the pro market service field. The company says Fournier’s experience in customer service and insight of the needs for the pro market support is a welcomed addition to its team and that its customers will benefit from his expertise.


Richard LaBerge Joins Calibre as VP of International Sales

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

8 Richard LaBergeMontreal-based Richard LaBerge has joined Calibre, the British manufacturer of audio and video scaling and switching technology, as vice president of international sales.

LaBerge has more than 20 years’ experience in business management, leadership, and product development globally. He co-founded Sensio Technologies Inc., where as VP he spearheaded the company’s success in licensing, business development and delivery of technologies to market. Prior to this, LaBerge developed commercial marketing and lending at Desjardins. He started his career in computer programming.


CAD Audio Promotes Jeff Beck to VP of Sales

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Jeff BeckCAD Audio has promoted Jeff Beck to the position of Vice President of Sales with responsibility for overseeing domestic, international, and Internet sales for the company and all of its sub brands.

Beck started in the industry as a front of house engineer for several local clubs and churches in addition to working at Lentine’s, a full service five-store music and pro audio chain in the Cleveland/Akron, OH area. Beginning as a cashier and quickly moving into sales, he worked his way up to managing three of the five stores and serving as guitars and accessories buyer for the whole chain.


Minnetonka Audio Names Larry Deeds as Director of Enterprise Sales

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
Larry Deeds

Larry Deeds

Minnetonka Audio has named Larry Deeds as its Director of Enterprise Sales, the Americas. Deeds brings decades of facility-wide, project management experience to Minnetonka to grow enterprise sales in North, Central, and South America,, according to the company.

“Larry understands the different challenges that our enterprise customers face and his experience has shown he knows how to find the best solutions for his clients,” says Markus Hintz, VP of global sales and business development for Minnetonka Audio. “Adding Larry will help to parallel the success of AudioTools Server in Europe and expand Minnetonka’s enterprise solutions in the Americas.”


Gene Joly Named Vice President of QSC Professional Division

Friday, February 5th, 2016

QSC Gene JolyQSC has announced that Gene Joly has been named VP of QSC Professional Division, which offers live performance solutions including mixers, power amplifiers, and loudspeakers for musicians, bands, DJs, mobile entertainers, clubs and live music venues as well as for A/V rental and production.


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:


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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