MOVERS AND SHAKERS
Aug 1, 2003 12:00 PM
Scott Dheanens was promoted to AutoPatch division manager…. Mainline Marketing has added Biamp Systems' product lines…. Jack Culp, CTS, was awarded this year's Distinguished Achievement Award at the InfoComm 2003 Manufacturers Forum. Gary Kayye, CTS, was presented the ICIA Educator of the Year Award, and Kim Milliken was lauded with the Fred Dixon Service in Education Award at ICIA's Council and Committee Breakfast at InfoComm 2003…. Audio Visual Innovations has hired four sales reps — Annie Barker, Brad Walker, Bruce Hudgens, and Deborah Morse — for the Jacksonville and north Florida territories…. Elan Home Systems has hired Cat Fowler as marketing executive and G. Paul Hess as distribution sales manager…. Scott Pizzo has joined Mackie Designs' sales team…. Lauren Mueller has joined the staff of Hall Research Technologies as account manager…. David Nichols was promoted to director of display marketing for the digital information technology division of Samsung Electronics America…. Atlantic Technology appointed Steve Feinstein to manager of product development…. Fujinon has promoted two employees to head up expanded activities for the North and South American markets. Edwin Lee now serves as North American service manager, and Yukio Ito handles dual roles as manager of sales and service for all of Latin America…. ATV Video Center Rocklin has added Anthony Paoletti, CTS, as the newest member of its design and integration team in Rocklin, California…. Clarity Visual Systems chief executive officer Paul Gulick was given a 2003 Special Recognition Award for “outstanding entrepreneurial accomplishment” in the display industry by the Society for Information Display…. Leviton appointed Dave Sanders to director of national accounts for its voice and data division…. Edge Marketing and Procurement has added manufacturer inventory to its Immediate Stock online virtual warehouse. In addition to the stock of its member distributors, Edge distributors now has access to the available inventory of the organization's preferred suppliers…. ActiveLight and Kayye Consulting made an agreement that includes an exchange of support for the respective firms' Web sites and newsletters as well as Kayye Consulting providing future training and consulting services to ActiveLight's PowerPartner resellers…. NEC Solutions (America) has new channel partnerships with two Latin American resellers, Vission XXI and Estado Da Arte, as part of its effort to serve the large-screen visual display needs of the Latin American market…. David Robinson joined Premier Mounts as its eastern regional sales manager, and Eric Stageman is its new central regional sales manager…. Design and Integration added M. Paxson Laird III as an associate engineer…. OmniMount Systems appointed Dan Wiebe to marketing manager, commercial projects…. Peavey Electronics Corp. appointed Marketing Concepts as the exclusive sales rep organization for Architectural Acoustics and MediaMatrix in the Southwest territory, consisting of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas…. The Path Group has added Michael Johnson as its vice president and director of sales and marketing…. Intelix, U.S. has undergone a strategic restructuring of its U.S. sales rep force in Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Sales representation is now achieved through a partnership of an Intelix in-house salesperson and application engineer, functioning as a two-person customer service team…. JVC Professional Products Company added Robert Harris as vice president of marketing…. L-Acoustics US appointed its first three independent rep firms. DL Henderson Company has been tapped to handle the manufacturer's northeast New England region comprising Upstate New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Metro/North Marketing is the rep firm for northern New Jersey and New York City. Right Track Marketing is covering the mid-Atlantic territory made up of Virginia, Maryland, southern New Jersey, Delaware, and eastern Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, Encom in Morocco and Take Off Audio in Spain are joining the L-Acoustics international distributors' team…. Phase Technology added Mark Stephenson as director of sales and training. Also, the company selected Sound Marketing (Indiana and Kentucky), NOVA Marketing (North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, and western Wisconsin), Marketing Concepts (Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas), and Intersource Marketing (international) as its newest representative firms…. Videocam added Mike McLean to its staff as vice president in charge of the company's new system integration division…. After four years working at the system integrator level, Bill Mullin has accepted a sales manager position with Starin Distributing…. Planar selected Golin/Harris International to support its public relations initiatives. In addition, the company appointed Linda Ferguson as its internal PR manager…. Sigma Electronics has named George Smith director of engineering…. Richard Gray's Power Company added Rick Komendera as vice president of operations…. Samson customers in the western United States recently began receiving many Samson, Hartke, and Zoom products direct from a new distribution facility in Kent, Washington…. Specialized Communications named R. David Kunkel as product manager to lead business and product development in its sales department.
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