MOVERS AND SHAKERS
Nov 1, 2003 12:00 PM
Audio Biz appointed Mario Massa to its sales staff…. Sound Planning Communications hired Nathan Cole as director of marketing…. Video Accessory Corp. appointed Valenti-Master Marketing dba FM Valenti and HMA as its representative for the mid-Atlantic and northeastern United States…. KV2 Audio appointed the following representation: Western Audio Sales in Southern California, southern Nevada, and Arizona; Loppnow and Associates in Washington, Oregon, northern Idaho, western Montana, and Alaska; Bruce Wismer Sales in Florida; Applied Technology Group in North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Georgia; and Audio Associates in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Virginia, eastern Pennsylvania, and southern New Jersey…. Chris Apple has been elected by the AMX Corp. board of directors as vice president, chief financial officer, and secretary. The company also appointed RGB Communications as its exclusive distributor for the United Kingdom and southern Ireland. Timothy Penn has been appointed to the new position of managing director of AMX UK…. Jerry Martin Associates has changed its name to Martin Flory Group…. Auerbach, Pollock, Friedlander named Michael McMackin, ASTC, principal; Adam Shalleck, AIA, principal; Tom Neville, ASTC, senior associate; and Daniel Mei associate. Auerbach, Glasow named Richard Osborn senior associate; Leslie Davis, LC, senior associate; and Susan Porter, LC, associate…. Panasonic Security Systems appointed Thomas L. Dowell and Associates as sales representative for the company’s line of video surveillance systems products…. Harman Specialty Group, a Harman International Company, announced that Audioaccess has become part of the JBL Residential Group. In addition, Lexicon Professional has become part of the Harman Music Group…. AVI Systems hired Mark Sturm as broadcast system sales specialist…. Furman Sound appointed Allard Marketing and Professional Sales as its exclusive sales representative organization for the Arizona and southern Nevada territory, including Las Vegas…. Bruce Ball has established the Ball Marketing Group to distribute home entertainment products, including TAG McLaren Audio…. Marc Bergeron has joined the DMP sales team as director of market development, banking solutions, eastern United States…. DPA Microphones appointed Phil Nelson to the newly created position of national sales manager…. Phoenix Gold International appointed Rusty Bennett as marketing manager…. Larry the O has joined Meyer Sound Laboratories in the newly created position of communications manager…. The Audio Specialties Group has been selected to be HME’s exclusive distributor of the new Pro850 wireless intercom system in the United States…. IntelliNet Controls appointed Dennis Barron to inside technical sales…. The Independent Professional Representatives Organization expanded its administrative staff by two new positions: Marketing Matters, under the lead of Coleen Sterns, assumes the role of association public relations manager, and Ray Wright fills the role of association business manager…. Russound appointed Bill Passman to director of engineering, Jeff Kussard to director of strategic development, Larry Daywitt to director of marketing, and Joel Rosenblatt to product communications manager…. Super Vision International’s board of directors elected David Feldman as a director of the company…. CentricAV represents TruAudio Speaker Systems in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska…. Emerald Communications represents the southeast territory of the United States for For-A Corp. of America equipment sales and related activities…. Kramer Electronics US hired Michael Lewis as its West Coast regional sales manager…. Straight-Line Sales promoted Felipe Vargas to general manager, responsible for managing the company’s operations…. Princeton Digital appointed Rob Brinkman as executive vice president and general manager…. Professional Audio Design appointed Chris Walsh director of West Coast sales…. Tandberg Television appointed Oran Cassem as its chief technology officer…. Zeosoft Technology Group made an OEM distribution agreement with Datacard Group. Under the agreement, Datacard intends to market, sell, and support Zeosoft’s Mobile Badger under the product name ID Works mobile software…. Bohlender-Graebener appointed Gary Rilling Associates for the worldwide sales and marketing of all the company’s professional products…. CDK International hired Stuart Moffitt to spearhead its in-house sales efforts…. Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems Division has appointed three district managers to complement its existing sales force and announces the launch of a 24/7 technical support program. Bob Quinones has been named district manager for the New York metro and lower New England regions. Chris Hinson and Joseph Lopez have been named to eastern and western regional applications specialists for the 24/7 customer support program…. Christy Patton joins Listen Technologies Corp.’s sales network…. Profit Line Marketing will position NuVo Technologies products in the northern California market; Flannigan and Associates will represent NuVo in the Midwest market, including Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and southern Illinois; and Elrep Sales will bring NuVo products to customers in the southeastern market, including Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee…. Ashly Audio has selected Erikson Pro Audio as the Canadian distributor for its line of professional audio products. Also, three new international territories with independent representation have been created. Graham Allen will represent the United Kingdom, France, Iceland, India, the Middle East, and Africa. PM Distribution will be the Ashly representative in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and Eastern European countries. International Sales will represent Ashly in Australia, Asia, and the Pacific Rim. Finally, Cordial/Riley Marketing will represent Ashly Audio in Michigan…. Production Resource Group, LLC hired Bruce McFarlane and Robert Kliegl as national account executives…. Sonic Sales has been appointed the exclusive factory representative for McCauley Sound. Sonic Sales will represent McCauley Sound in California, Arizona, Oregon, Nevada, Washington, and Hawaii. Additionally, Sonic Sales appointed Scott Messler to its sales team…. Omnimount Systems appointed Steve Singleton to national training manager…. Greg Keys takes on the responsibility of strategic business development for Terk Technologies Corp., and Pat Comunale has joined the company as vice president of sales…. TOA Electronics welcomes Kevin Talmant as eastern regional sales manager…. WireTracks LLC added Era Marketing as its representative for Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana; Communication Technology Sales for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, eastern Michigan, Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, and parts of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia; and Network Concepts for Illinois, Indiana, western Michigan, and Wisconsin…. Kevin Ancelin was named president at Adtec Digital…. Christie welcomes Matt Krstulja as business manager for control room sales, eastern U.S. region…. Magenta Research named Randy Young as director of marketing…. The distribution of Mutec’s digital-audio products in Finland is being performed be Soundata OY and in Portugal by Audiolog Lda.… NEC-Mitsubishi Electronics Display of America promoted T.J. Trojan to president and chief operating officer…. Secom represents Sabine in Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Bencsik Associates provides services to manufacturers in Florida and the Caribbean…. SPL Integrated Solutions has added Doug Carnell as general manager…. TerraSonde has added the Sigmet Corp. in the northeast…. Vista Systems has brought on three employees: Steve Ackerman as software engineer, Stephen Chavez as print circuit board designer, and Bill Sullivan as production manager…. Wave distribution appointed Kord Taylor as northwestern regional sales manager.
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