Archive for the ‘Company Relocations & Appointments’ Category
Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
QSC has announced the promotions of several long-term employees to senior leadership roles within its powerful global sales, engineering, and executive management teams. The new promotions include Anna Csontos to VP, Chief of Staff; Perry Celia to Senior Director, Domestic Sales; and Arnie Marx to Senior Director, Software Development.
Anna Csontos, Vice President, Chief of Staff
“QSC has been very fortunate to have an extremely healthy business that continues to grow year after year, and this is due in large part to the talented people who work here and continue to grow in their careers, “ says QSC CEO Joe Pham. “We congratulate Anna, Perry, and Arnie and I am extremely confident that QSC will continue to benefit immensely from all of their efforts and contributions.”
Monday, November 21st, 2016
Bob Snelgrove, president of GerrAudio Distribution, has announced the addition of Dany Legendre and Michael Belluz to the company’s team of technical sales support specialists.
Legendre is described as a highly respected technical artist throughout Quebec and has toured inside and out of Canada mixing a wide variety of concerts, special events, and broadcasts. He has a deep knowledge of DiGiCo mixing consoles as well as being recognized by DPA Microphones as a member of DPA’s “Master’s Club.” Most recently, Legendre has been known for being Roch Voisine’s head of audio. Legendre is based in Montreal and will be primarily looking after the Quebec market.
Friday, November 18th, 2016
SC Media Canada has announced the hiring of Jimmy Katsipis as sales representative for Quebec and the Ottawa Region.
Katsipis comes to SC Media from SFM and has over 20 years of experience in the industry. He will responsible for the development of the Harman Pro brands (AKG, BSS, Crown, DBX, JBL, Lexicon, and Soundcraft), as well as Barco and Absen in his territory. Arif Nathu remains SC Media’s sales rep for the Montreal Metropolitan area.
Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
Radial Engineering has announce the addition of Jon Lundgren to its Vancouver, BC based team. As a member of the engineering team, Lundgren’s primary objectives are to expand Radial’s digital design presence and develop a best-in-class design for the Radial group of companies. He will be a key member of the engineering team working on the recently re-launched Dynaco brand product line. Radial Engineering purchased the Dynaco brand earlier this year.
Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
Martin Audio has appointed Dan Orton to the newly created position of product group manager, with immediate effect.
Orton will report to James King, director of marketing, and his duties will include management of both the product portfolio and product support team. At the same time he will be tasked with delivering improved territory application support and monitoring.
With extensive pro audio experience in both the live sound and installation markets, Orton has worked in a variety of engineering development and application engineer roles with both Turbosound and L-Acoustics.
Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
Jacques Larue and Éric Cyr, partners at Montreal-based XYZ Cultural Technology, have announced the arrival of Joël Beauchamp, CTS, as director of facilities. Beauchamp brings more than 15 years’ audiovisual experience in key positions with companies such as Allied Systems and Solotech, where he worked as director of operations for the last three years.
Beauchamp is being brought on board as part of the strategic growth plan at XYZ Cultural Technology, which doubled its personnel this past year through acquisitions and new hirings. “This adds an important element to the exceptional team already in place,” says Larue. “In addition to being an excellent manager, Joël fully understands the issues surrounding audiovisual integration. His presence will support our growth-oriented strategy and ensure that our many ongoing and future projects continue to deliver high-quality standards.”
Monday, October 31st, 2016
Radial Engineering has announced that Joseph Strovas has joined its team in the new role of international sales manager for Hafler, Dynaco, Jensen Transformers, and the Primacoustic Install Division.
Strovas has worked in the industry for nearly 30 years in all aspects of the business, including retail, distribution, and manufacturing. He brings a lot of experience in global business development for several specialty audio/hi-fi companies, including AudioQuest, Madrigal Audio Laboratories (including Mark Levinson, Proceed, Revel), BDI, and Densen Audio. Strovas also owned his own brick and mortar retail hi-fi business for seven years in Phoenix, AZ.
Thursday, October 27th, 2016
Radial Engineering has announced the addition of Kevin Knoll to its Vancouver, BC-based engineering team.
In his role as senior design engineer, Knoll has been specifically tasked with designing the commercial line of Hafler brand amplifiers. (Radial Engineering acquired Hafler in 2014.) He will also be assisting the engineering team on various projects for all of the Radial group of companies.
Thursday, October 20th, 2016
Johannes Rietschel, Barix Founder
Audio over IP company Barix today announced that company founder Johannes Rietschel has returned to the company as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). This is one of several executive-level changes as Barix prepares to introduce new product strategies and innovations to its many markets, including professional AV, broadcast, retail, and security, the company says.
Thursday, October 20th, 2016
Tannoy, a loudspeaker brand and part of Music Group’s brand portfolio, has announced the appointment of Jamie O’Callaghan as Head of Global Sales for its Lifestyle Division, who the company says has “vast experience in worldwide distribution.”
O’Callaghan comments, “Tannoy’s renowned 90-Year heritage along with MUSIC’s extraordinary resources and capabilities has drawn me to this amazing opportunity. I am very honoured to be part of a fantastic team that will execute Tannoy’s ambitious vision to deliver outstanding customer experience and products that represent that vision. We are assembling a team of very passionate sales people to build even stronger relationships with our global distribution partners.“