Apr 1, 1999 12:00 PM, SOUND & VIDEO CONTRACTOR STAFF
AKG Acoustics, Nashville, TN, appoints Doug MacCallum as vice president andgeneral manager of US operations. Sam Spennacchio has been named nationalsales manager for USA markets for Crest Audio, Paramus, NJ. Crest Audio hasalso appointed Jochen Frohn as director of sales and marketing. WayneMorris is the new president of Lexicon, Bedford, MA. Klark Teknik Group,Worcestershire, England, has appointed Patricia Baxter as public relationsofficer and David Wiggins as international sales manager. OWL VideoSystems, Miramir, FL, adds Michael Verkinder as Western regional salesmanager. Audio Biz, Wauconda, IL, has appointed Brian Voss to the positionof customer service specialist.
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, and Tore Nordahlas vice president, product development.
Ruben Furcayg is to provide sales and marketing consulting for CZ Labs,Congers, NY.
ACT Teleconferencing, Denver, has named Robert Aubry managing director ofACT Teleconferencing Canada.
Residential Cabling System (RCS), Ayer, MA, has welcomed Brain Reed as itsnew product manager.
Lynnette Gracey joins AMX as manager Latin America and the Caribbean.
Escient, Carmel, IN, announced the appointments of Thomas E. Vanneman toits executive team as vice president and chief financial officer, DaveKeller as chief operating officer, and Chris Stevens as senior vicepresident, new product development. Stevens will also sit on the board ofdirectors.
Production sound mixer Gene S. Cantamessa has been selected by the CinemaAudio Society to receive its Career Achievement Award.
The Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Association (CEMA), Arlington, VA,elected a new Board of Directors and new executive leaders. Darrell Issawill be chairman of the Board, Ron Stone will be vice chairman of the Boardand Jerry Kalov was re-elected industry vice president.
ASPI Digital has promoted Christine Schleiff Harper to marketing managerand Paul Tardif to director of sales.
Lightware, Beaverton, OR, has named Mark Reed as interim president, CEO andmember of the Lightware Board of Directors.
Bob Brown has been promoted to vice president of expositions andconventions for domestic trade events for The International CommunicationsIndustries Association (ICIA).
Lazarus Lighting Design (LLD), Burbank, CA, has appointed Beverley Burrowesas chief operating officer.
Harris Corporation, Cincinnati, has named Rick Shipley television districtsales manager and Wes Kimes vice president of worldwide sales and haspromoted Cam Eicher to manager of the Broadcast Center.