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GerrAudio Announces Head Office Relocation, Expansion

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

GerrAudio1_May 2017Canadian professional audio distributor GerrAudio Distribution has announced that it has moved its head office and fulfillment centre to a larger, standalone facility in Brockville, ON.

Since moving from Toronto to Brockville in 1996, GerrAudio has enjoyed Brockville’s excellent accessibility to the markets surrounding Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa, as well as the logistical convenience offered by Brockville’s close proximity to the U.S. border.


Erikson Commercial Names Claude Rivard as Sales Executive in Quebec & Ottawa Region

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

HiRes - Claude RivardErikson Commercial, a division of Jam Industries, has announced the appointment of Claude Rivard to the position of sales executive for the province of Quebec and the Ottawa regions.

“Claude is well known as an industry veteran and is passionate about his new role” says Arthur Bronstein, division manager for Erikson Commercial. “We are pleased to welcome Claude as with his wealth of knowledge and his technical expertise along with the offerings of Erikson Commercial, we know that we have a winning combination.”


Dynaudio Appoints New VP of Sales for Its Professional Division

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Rune JacobsenDanish speaker brand Dynaudio has appointed Rune Jacobsen – a well-known profile in the professional audio industry – as its VP of sales. Rune has worked with the company’s professional audio division for the past seven years as export manager at Dynaudio’s former worldwide distributor TC Group International, and already has extensive knowledge of Dynaudio’s products and history.


Yorkville Sound Announces New Marketing and Communications Manager

Monday, April 17th, 2017
From left to right, Jeff Cowling, VP Sales and Marketing; Kira Haden, Marketing and Communications Manager; Steve Hendee, Director of U.S. Sales

(L-R) Jeff Cowling, VP Sales and Marketing; Kira Haden, Marketing and Communications Manager; Steve Hendee, Director of U.S. Sales

Yorkville Sound has appointed Kira Haden as its new marketing and communications manager, effective immediately. She replaces Tim Marshall how recently moved to a new role with Erikson Audio.

Reporting to the VP of Sales and Marketing, Jeff Cowling, Haden’s responsibilities will include developing strategic digital campaigns, enhancing Yorkville’s brand internationally, and generating trade-specific marketing material while aiding in Yorkville’s overall comprehensive strategy.


DiGiCo Names Austin Freshwater as GM

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

DiGiCo_GM_Austin_FreshwaterDiGiCo has announced the appointment of Austin Freshwater as its General Manager.

Freshwater joins the DiGiCo team from Canon, where he spent the previous 10 years working in sales, latterly becoming sales director for the U.K. and Ireland.


RTW names Ulrike Lauterbach as Director of Sales & Marketing

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

RTW_Ulrike LauterbachRTW has announced the appointment of Ulrike Lauterbach to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing. In her new role, Lauterbach will oversee all domestic and international sales activities, as well as marketing communications, tradeshows, and digital media.


Matt Armstrong Named ADI’s Ontario Sales Manager

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
ADI's Matt Armstrong

ADI’s Matt Armstrong

Audio Distributors International (ADI) has announced the appointment of Matt Armstrong as its new Ontario sales manager.

“Matt brings an enthusiasm for all things audio and video along with a solid background in the integration market to our team,” says ADI President Richard Lasnier. “Hiring Matt based on his reputation and engaging personality made perfect sense instantly when coupled with his obvious belief in the brands and the customers he’d be representing.”


Rob Hofkamp Named North American Director of Operations at Void Acoustics

Monday, March 27th, 2017
(L-R) Rob Hofkamp with Alex Skan & David Bissett-Powell

(L-R) Rob Hofkamp with Alex Skan & David Bissett-Powell

Rob Hofkamp has been appointed to the position of North American director of operations at Void Acoustics.

Hofkamp brings his many years of experience to British loudspeaker manufacturer Void Acoustics to manage its North American operations. His plans are to build on the success Void has experienced throughout the world and expand their dealer base in North America. The introduction of Hofkamp comes at a time of major expansion for Void Acoustics that has also seen industry veteran David Bissett-Powell join the company.


David Gardner Joins Intellimix & AVL as Ontario Sales Rep

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

ADD1 David GardnerSteve Kosters, CEO of Intellimix and AVL Media Group, has announced the addition of David Gardner to the companies’ Ontario sales team.

“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.”


Thorvin Electronics Names Fernando Cienfuegos as Head of Sales for Western Canada

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Fernando Cienfuegos

Fernando Cienfuegos

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.



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