Apr 1, 2002 12:00 PM
The TEF Advisory Committee named Don Eger as the fifth annual recipient of the 2002 TEF Heyser Award…Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America named Max Wasinger senior vice president of sales and marketing…Kyle Kovalik is now heading up the Pacific Northwest sales department for Sennheiser…Raymond Gates, first American employee of Panasonic, and later president, was inducted into the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame…National audio/video systems integrator Crows Nest Entertainment Inc. welcomed Michael Ziegenhagel as the vice president of the Systems Division…BBE Sound appointed Judd Levison as product manager, responsible for refining the current range and developing new products for the MI, pro audio, contractor and broadcast markets…Staff promotions at Charles M. Salter Associates included: Kenneth Graven, P.E., to vice president and Robert Alvarado and Joseph D’Angelo to principal consultants…Sennheiser named Adam Shahinian as West Coast market developer for the MI/SR markets… Three dealers were re-elected to 3-year terms on the North American Retail Dealers Association board of directors: Michael Corder, Hod’s Home Electronics Center, Waterford, MI; Kent Renier, Renier Col, Dubuque, IA; and Timothy Seavey, Seavey’s Furniture and Appliance Inc., Windham, ME…Casey Hall was promoted to business development manager at Extron Electronics…Kurt Metzler is Western region distributed brands market development manager for Sennheiser…Miranda Media Networks appointed Yves Corsi as vice president and Sanjay Verma as director, both in business development…Greg Tinsley now provides training and sales/technical support for Telguard customers in the Southeast…Rob Bowers, Mike Picotte and Ralph DeLong are sales engineers at Sweetwater…Jan Wintersberg is managing director of international operations at Clear One Communications…Steven Beaulieu is national sales manager of Tamron’s Industrial Optics Division…Congratulations to Mark Gander at JBL for receiving the Golden Speaker Award for 25 years of dedication to the company. JBL has also announced that Richard Ngo-Tran is the new music industry product manager…Mike Jones has been appointed COO of GVI Inc. DBA Samsung CCTV; he’ll be joined by John Lagnese as CFO and Kami Schiller as vice president of marketing…Bill LeCompte is marketing development manager for VDC Display Systems…Gary Attanasio is national sales manager for FORA…Harry Klane has been named national sales manager for Nexo USA…Bob Hager is manager of the Americas for Zenitel USA…
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