May 1, 1999 12:00 PM, SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF
Panasonic Broadcast & Digital Systems Company (PBDSC), Los Angeles, hasappointed Tom Weems as product marketing manager for DVCPRO products, JamesChan as marketing manager for Presentations Systems Group, Tore Nordahl asvice president of product development and Stuart English as vice presidentof marketing. Ruben Furcayg provides sales and marketing consulting for CZLabs, Congers, NY. ACT Teleconferencing, Denver, has named Robert Aubrymanaging director of ACT Teleconferencing Canada. Residential CablingSystem (RCS), Ayer, MA, welcomes product manager Brian Reed. LynnetteGracey joins AMX as manager for Latin America and the Caribbean. Escient,Carmel, IN, announced the appointments of Thomas E. Vanneman as vicepresident and chief financial officer, Dave Keller as chief operatingofficer, and Chris Stevens as senior vice president, new productdevelopment. Stevens will also sit on the board of directors. Productionsound mixer Gene S. Cantamessa has been selected by the Cinema AudioSociety to receive its Career Achievement Award. The Consumer ElectronicsManufacturers Association (CEMA), Arlington, VA, elected a new Board ofDirectors and new executive leaders. Darrell Issa will be chairman of theBoard, Ron Stone will be vice chairman of the Board and Jerry Kalov wasre-elected industry vice president.