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InfoComm Names Heidi Voorhees as COO

March 15th, 2017
InfoComm COO Heidi Voorhees

InfoComm COO Heidi Voorhees

InfoComm International has named Heidi A. Voorhees, MBA, CAE, as the organization’s new Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Voorhees will lead InfoComm’s North American operations and global marketing and communication efforts.

With 20 years of trade association and private business experience, Voorhees brings to InfoComm significant expertise in operations management and strategic planning. She spent nearly 10 years at SmithBucklin, the world’s largest association management company, where she oversaw meetings, conventions, trade shows, and executive events for anywhere from 10 to 20,000 participants. Voorhees also has experience in association marketing and trade show management from her time as VP of strategic initiatives at the Institute of Food Technologists and Sr. VP at Experient, a leading global event company.

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Contact Distribution Names New Western & Eastern Regional Sales Managers

March 15th, 2017
Harry Boyce

Harry Boyce

Contact Distribution has announced the re-appointment of Harry Boyce as western regional manager for the four western provinces, as well as the appointment of Marc Bureau as their eastern regional sales manager. Bureau’s territory encompasses all areas for the eastern region of Quebec and the Maritimes, including Ontario east of Smith Falls, which includes Ottawa.

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d&b announces Stephan Greiner as new Chief Sales Officer

March 14th, 2017
Stephan Greiner,

Stephan Greiner

d&b audiotechnik has appointed Stephan Greiner as chief sales officer. Greiner now serves as a member of the managing board, reporting directly to CEO Amnon Harman.

Greiner succeeds Hans-Peter Nüdling, taking responsibility for global sales and sales operations, as well as education, application support, and product services.

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Wohler Names Chris Shaw as Regional Sales Manager for North America

March 14th, 2017

Chris Shaw_Regional Sales Manager_North AmericaWohler Technologies has named Chris Shaw as regional sales manager for North America. Shaw is a familiar face to the company having spent seven years as director of sales for Wohler from 1999 to 2006.

Shaw will spearhead a variety of company initiatives, including introducing Wohler’s new product lines, dealer and systems integrator training, as well as relaying customer feedback to the engineering department. Shaw will also work closely with the sales and marketing departments and other members of the Wohler team in continuing to expand the company’s customer base in North America.

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Ike Zimbel Joins Radio Active Designs as Manufacturer Rep for Canada

March 14th, 2017
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Ike Zimbel

Radio Active Designs (RAD) has named Zimbel Audio Productions as its manufacturer rep for Canada. The announcement was made by James Stoffo, CTO of Radio Active Designs. Zimbel Audio Productions is based in Toronto and headed up by audio professional Ike Zimbel.

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MDG Named North American Distributor for Gravity Stands Brand from the Adam Hall Group

March 10th, 2017

gravity standsMusical Distributors Group (MDG) was officially named the exclusive North American distributor for Gravity Stands, a premium stand brand under the Adam Hall Group umbrella.

Gravity is the new Adam Hall Group brand for stands that comprises products for all stage and studio needs. Designed and engineered in Germany, this new brand was launched in 2015 after more than two years of research and development. They feature powder-coated metal with double-injection-molded ABS plastic, die-cast zinc components, and soft touch rubber-coated clamps and knobs. The brand specific multi-colored “G-Rings” are designed to add style, as well as convenience.

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Revolabs Appoints Michael Fitch as VP of Sales, Americas

March 10th, 2017

Revolabs_Fitch_MikeRevolabs, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Yamaha Corporation, has announced the hiring of Michael Fitch as Revolabs’ new vice president of sales for the Americas. In his new role, Fitch will focus on expanding the company’s presence in the Unified Communications (UC) market as AV rapidly converges with IT.

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ADAM Audio Announces the Appointment of Christian Hellinger to Managing Director

March 9th, 2017
Christian Hellinger

Christian Hellinger

ADAM Audio has announced the appointment of Christian Hellinger to the position of managing director. In his new role, Hellinger will oversee global sales, distribution, marketing, R&D, post-sales support and service, product management, and strategy for ADAM Audio worldwide. Hellinger will be based in ADAM Audio’s headquarters in Berlin.

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EAW Names Broderick & Forsythe as Business Development Managers

March 7th, 2017
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Jeremy Forsythe (left) & Bernie Broderick

Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) has announced the appointment of Bernie Broderick and Jeremy Forsythe to Business Development Managers, live and installed sound, respectively. The new positions provide a more concentrated focus on the two primary vertical markets for the loudspeaker manufacturer.

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Techni+Contact Canada Now Distributing wePresent’s Wireless Presentation Systems

March 3rd, 2017

wePresent_familyTechni+Contact Canada has been appointed as the Canadian distributor for wePresent’s wireless presentation systems. The agreement is now in effect.

wePresent is a collaboration technology that offers networked devices that allow mirroring and streaming to a display. wePresent helps schools and businesses share, discuss, and contribute the right tools for a wide array of situations, user groups, or applications, such as education, corporate, hospitality, and healthcare.

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