JBL Names New Regional Sales Director
JBL Professional appointed pro audio sales and marketing veteran Richard Ruse as its new western regional sales director.
JBL Professional appointed pro audio sales and marketing veteran Richard Ruse as its new western regional sales director. Ruse has extensive experience in recording, MI, fixed install, and tour sound, and will report to Stephen Morris, JBL Professional vice president of sales.
“Richard Ruse brings unique empathy to his new role at JBL Professional. He has known success as a pro audio manufacturers’ representative, a sales and marketing executive, and as a musician, and I am confident he will immediately add to the culture and the sales success of JBL Professional and our partners in the field,” said Morris in a statement.
Ruse joins JBL Professional form Compass Business Solutions, a sales and marketing consultancy he founded and led. As president/owner, he supported an array of pro AV and technology clients. Prior to Compass, Ruse was director of worldwide sales and marketing for KRK studio monitors, and previously director of sales, independent accounts at Line 6. He was also worldwide sales and marketing at SWR Engineering and eastern/western’s regional sales manager at Alesis Studio Electronics. Ruse is a graduate of the School of Contemporary Music.