The Buzz: Newsmakers
Oct 1, 2005 12:00 PM
Audio Visual Innovations (AVI) has announced that Francis Alviso has been hired as a design engineer for the company's regional office in Cypress and Michelle Oswald has been promoted to vice president of marketing communications. The company has also expanded its Dallas team with the hiring of Jeffery Abee, sales manager, and account managers Bill King, Cami Schutze, Chris Smeaton, and Terri Youngdale. … AES Historical Events Chair Harry Hirsch has produced a series of programs for this year's 119th AES Convention that includes a recounting of the history of sound reinforcement and a recreation of a live audio drama produced by the legendary radio producer Himan Brown. … TV One has appointed Mark Hill to the position of sales and marketing manager for TV One Europe. … Michael Troetti has been named president of Sharp Electronics Marketing Company of America (SEMCA). … The Digital Delivery Group has announced it will sell and support HP products to custom installation professionals as part of a national distribution agreement with HP. … Custom Display Solutions has appointed Tom Sutherland to the role of general manager. … Darryl Rose has joined Wohler Technologies as director of special opportunities in Europe. Rose will work closely with U.K. dealers to expand Wohler's U.K. sales base, especially in the outside broadcast arena. … LeisureTech Electronics has appointed Peter Hoagland as a marketing and media relations resource. … Susanna Corcoran has joined Meyer Sound in the newly created position of manager of media relations. Richard Hulston has also joined the company as sales manager for the Middle East. In this role, Hulston will work with Meyer Sound's director of international sales, Mike Cooper, to support the company's Middle Eastern clients. … Northern Sound & Light (NSL) recently received the Outstanding Sales Performance Award for 2004-2005 from dbx/Lexicon Professional Products. … KEF America has hired Paul S. LaPlaca to serve as regional sales manager and head sales efforts in the eastern United States. … Dan Schinasi has joined Samsung's Visual Display Products Group as senior marketing manager for projection TV. … Tube-Tech has selected Audio Exchange International (AXI) to serve as its exclusive pro-audio distributor in the United States. … Costa Lakoumentas has joined the International Audio Group (IAG) to serve as president of IAG's Professional Division. … Califone has announced the promotion of Roscoe Anthony to the position of president.
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