MOVERS AND SHAKERS
Sep 1, 2003 12:00 PM
ACE Communications has hired Joe Melfa, CTS as director; Jonathon Reeves, CTS as director of design services; and Nick Efstratiou, CTS-I, as engineering manager for the company's integrated systems group.…Larry S. King has joined Jaffe Holden Acoustics as senior acoustics consultant.…Magenta Research signed Sapphire Marketing LLC as its manufacturer's representative for the professional audiovisual market in eight states in the Northeast United States.…Diane Coté has joined Middle Atlantic Products as western regional sales manager.…Frank DeFina, president of Panasonic Digital Communications and Security Company, was a panel member at the Information Technology Industry Council's CSIS Technology Trends Conference.…TV One Multimedia Solutions appointed John Loughmiller to manager of technical services.…David McKinney joins the international division of Biamp Systems as the Asia/Pacific regional manager.…ActiveLight has been selected by Zenith Electronics Corp. as a value-added distributor of Zenith plasma and LCD monitor products for specific commercial applications.…Omnimount appointed Scott Ashbaugh to sales/marketing services manager, serving both professional and consumer divisions.…Swiderski Electronics appointed John Purvey to sales account executive, Fred Gervase to applications engineer, Aaron Ward to service technician, and Dan Tehan to installation technician.…Klotz Digital appointed Pfaff-Borgarjlós hf. (Iceland) and Audio AE (Latvia) as its exclusive system providers.…John Flaa has joined Williams Sound as the director of sales and marketing.…Mike Nakayama joins the recently formed Aarmadillo as director of engineering.…The American Institute of Architects has added John Storyk to the cadre of registered providers in its Continuing Education System.…NEC-Mitsubishi Electronics Display of America appointed T.J. Trojan as senior vice president.…Aiphone Corp. appointed Norbert Artur as regional sales and support manager for eastern Canada.…Matt Stoody has been hired as account executive by Fourth Phase, Production Resource Group, LLC's Toronto subsidiary.…Intelix added the Jones Sales Group (Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana), Pearson and Pearson Marketing (eastern Montana, southern Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah), and SLsales (Northern California and northern Nevada) to its United States sales representative force. Intelix also added IberCOMM-TEC S.L. to its international distributor network.…Mackie Designs appointed Tim O'Neil as chief financial officer.…Eric Matz joined the Path Group as its director of sales, western region.…LAcoustics US has appointed three additional independent rep firms. R. Joseph Group will handle Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and western Pennsylvania. Cordial/Riley Marketing takes over the state of Michigan for the manufacturer, and Mainline Marketing has similarly been named the Florida rep.…Keith Watson has been appointed to the new position of marketing director for the Soundcraft Group, worldwide.…Robert Walsh has joined Kayye Consulting.…International Fiber Systems (IFS) appointed Vihon Associates as an IFS sales representative. Vihon Associates will be responsible for the sales and support of IFS products in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.…Christie Digital Systems has formed new management teams to help develop global strategies and marketing opportunities. Zoran Veselic is senior director, product management, and Kathryn Cress is director, global marketing programs.…NuVo Technologies has allied with Progressive Sales and Marketing to serve the home audio markets in Michigan.…Russound appointed Charmyn Bal to the newly created position of authorized sales administrator. Russound also appointed Discovery Marketing as its sales representative for the standard Rocky Mountain territory.…Solid State Logic named Steve Zaretsky vice president broadcast, United States and Canada.…Richie Rowley has rejoined the U.K. BSS Audio team as regional sales manager for Europe. Also returning to the Soundcraft Group is Richard Ayres as sales engineer for Latin America.…Ken Fuselier has joined North American Cable Equipment as a certified senior sales engineer and will be managing the company's southeast distribution center in Pensacola, Florida.…DMX Music has named Hank Smith as vice president, human resources.…John Garbutt serves as development manager at Inter-M Americas.…Jim Anderson, AES vice president for eastern sections U.S. and Canada, has been appointed visiting professor in the newly created Clive Davis Department for Recorded Music in the Tish School for the Arts at New York University.
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