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GerrAudio Expands Ontario & Quebec Sales Support & Service Team

November 21st, 2016
Dany Legendre

Dany Legendre

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.

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GerrAudio Now Canadian Distributor for KLANG:technologies

November 18th, 2016
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GerrAudio’s Bob Snelgrove (left) & Phil Kamp of KLANG:technologies.

KLANG:technologies has announced the appointment of GerrAudio Distribution as its distributor for Canada.

KLANG manufactures 3D personal monitor mixing systems that are designed to create natural and controllable spatial image around the musician with accuracy and transparency.

“Our aim is to create the perfect in-ear monitor sound for musicians, enabling them to work with greater ease and focus on their performance,” says KLANG:technologies’ founder and marketing director, Dr. Pascal Dietrich. “Finding the right distributors that share this philosophy in delivering the best for performers and sound engineers is critical and GerrAudio fits the profile perfectly. Their excellent reputation, outstanding technical knowledge and customer support makes them an ideal partner for KLANG.”

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Jimmy Katsipis Joins SC Media as Sales Rep for Quebec & Ottawa

November 18th, 2016
Jimmy Katsipis

Jimmy Katsipis

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.

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Backstage Access Production Expo Returning to Edmonton’s Jubilee Auditorium

November 18th, 2016

add3-backstageaccessThe Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton is set to host Backstage Access: Production Expo on March 28, 2017. This event will provide an opportunity for arts and cultural organizations from a wide range of performance spaces to attend technical and production, seminars, and to see the newest technological advances in equipment in a one day trade show.

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Radial Announces Jon Lundgren as new Engineering Team Member

November 16th, 2016

jonlundgren_engineering_radialengineeringRadial 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.

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L-Acoustics Acquires CAMCO

November 8th, 2016
(L-R) Hervé Guillaume, Reiner Sassmann, Joachim Stoecker & Christian Heil.

(L-R) Hervé Guillaume, Reiner Sassmann, Joachim Stoecker & Christian Heil.

L-Acoustics’ holding company, L-Group, has announced the acquisition of CAMCO, the manufacturer of amplified controllers, DSP, and audio network solutions for the professional audio industry.

CAMCO has over 25 years of experience developing amplified controller technology and holds several patents in the trade. Based in Wenden, Germany, CAMCO counts 50 employees and distributes its products in 60 countries around the globe, in addition to supplying components to professional sound system manufacturers.

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Martin Audio Appoints Dan Orton as Product Group Manager

November 8th, 2016

dan-ortonMartin 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.

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XYZ Cultural Technology Hires Joël Beauchamp as Director of Facilities

November 3rd, 2016
Joël Beauchamp

Joël Beauchamp

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.”

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AVL Media Group Now Distributing Pliant Technology’s Wireless Intercoms in Canada

November 1st, 2016
AVL Managing Director Andrew Hope

AVL Managing Director Andrew Hope

Pliant Technologies, the new professional products division of CoachComm, has appointed AVL Media Group as the exclusive distributor of its wireless intercoms in Canada.

“The superior performance and scalable nature of the CrewCom system makes it a future proof investment for our customers and will help ensure excellent long-term ROI for them,” says Andrew Hope, managing director for AVL Media Group. “In addition to the exciting new CrewCom products, Pliant’s exemplary customer service and deep understanding of wireless communications technology create an obvious opportunity for a successful partnership.”

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Radial Names Joseph Strovas as International Sales Manager for Hafler, Dynaco, Jensen Transformers & Primacoustic Install Division

October 31st, 2016

 

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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.

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