Mar 1, 2003 12:00 PM
Audio Precision has appointed Hisao Shimizu — sales manager, fourth sales department, of Toyo Corp. in Tokyo — and Rudi Heijnen — CEO of Henyen in Heijnen/Gennep in the Netherlands — to the company's board of directors.… Russell Gentner, president of Listen Technologies Corp., was elected to the International Communications Industries Association board of governors.… Tyler Dawson has joined M&S Systems as general manager.… Radio Design Labs appointed Bill Ostry to systems sales engineer.… PS Audio appointed Tom Roddam to vice president, sales and marketing.… Russound promoted Roger Soucy to education and technical services manager. Chuck Fortier was named sales manager, Steve Dube was appointed to inside sales manager, and Steve LeBlanc became international sales coordinator. Russound also appointed Andy Lewis to product marketing manager and Jeff Myatt to the newly created role of product marketing manager for IntelliNet Controls, the company's specialty brand. Peter Hoagland was added to IntelliNet Controls to handle advertising and media relations.… Biamp Systems expanded its European division with the addition of Romano Cunsolo, who will perform the duties of regional manager for select countries in the division.… QSC Audio Products appointed Tim Biden to product application specialist for the company's marketing services division.… Chief Manufacturing national sales manager Bob Hagerdorn has retired.… Joe Cordani has joined Multicom as the manager of sales for the franchised Multiple Systems Operator.… The TEF Advisory Committee has named Farrel Becker as the sixth annual recipient of the 2003 TEF Heyser Award, which is presented each year during the NSCA Expo. The award recognizes individuals whose work utilizing Richard Heyser's patents in time delay spectrometry have made a significant contribution to professionalism in the field of acoustical design or measurement.… L-Acoustics US appointed Paul Freudenberg to the newly created position of sales and marketing director and added Michael MacDonald as sales and marketing consultant.… Niles Audio Corp. hired Sam Romano as director of loudspeaker development and promoted Frank Sterns to executive vice president and Michael Detmer to vice president, sales and marketing.… TOA Electronics hired John King as Western regional sales manager.… Nuvo Technologies named Rick Kukulies vice president of engineering.… Larry Howard has been named as the Community Professional Loudspeakers' director of sales and marketing.… Mark Farish has joined Samsung Electronics America as marketing manager for the digital-audio group.… Navitar's new research and development team will be headed by William Bridson and Dmitry Gorelik, PhD.… Christina De Bono has joined Advanced Media Design as sales director.… Barco Digital Cinema appointed Helmut Kaczmarek as customer support manager to strengthen its digital cinema dealer engineering support team. Also, Barco Media, a division of BarcoProjection, appointed Tod Gooch as media channel manager.… Sennheiser USA's new artist relations manager is Kristy Haima. Also, Sennheiser Electronic Corp. has named Robb Blumenreder associate product manager for Innova Son.… Bob Tamburri has joined Onkyo as national education and merchandising manager.… Lexicon appointed Brian Zolner to vice president of pro sales worldwide.… Audio-Technica U.S. has appointed Marc Lee Shannon to vice president, sales.… The ATI Group has expanded the role of service manager Richard Josephs. As a ten-year veteran of the ATI Group, Josephs has always been involved in providing full service for Paragon customers. His new responsibilities include playing a greater, more hands-on role in ensuring that customers receive stellar service, expertise, and technical guidance.… Fujinon has hired Susan Teuscher to the newly created position of Southeast sales engineer.… Joel Motel has returned to BSS Audio USA to serve as the distributor's eastern regional sales manager.… Super Vision International has hired Robert Birchler as plant manager.… Creative Technology has added the following staff to its L.A. operation: Dave Jolley, video/LED engineer; Michael Adams, video technician; Steve Gray, equipment and transportation manager; Gary Clark, project manager; and Lawrence Serkey, IT supervisor.… Charles Swift, MIES, has been elected an associate member in the American Society of Theatre Consultants.… Digital Projection named Chris Coryell regional market development manager, central United States, and promoted Eric Lardner to digital cinema market development manager.… Harman International has identified its new managing director for the Soundcraft Group as Andy Trott.… AVAD, LLC has added James Gist as national sales manager.… Michael Maxson has joined Meyer Sound as a technical support assistant.… Swiderski Electronics has added the following staff: Tony Jones, account executive; Reid Heinekamp, application engineer; Brian Eder, inside sales; Paul Weisshaar; shipping and receiving; and Donna Minogue, sales order processor.… Snell Acoustics appointed Dr. Joseph D'Appolito as chief engineer.… Peerless Industries appointed Kenneth Johnson as vice president of sales and marketing.… Sound Advance Systems named Charell Robinson national sales manager.… Jim Schanz has joined Sennheiser's East Coast sales team in the position of sales representative, professional products.… Atlantic Technology has appointed Joshua Cooper as creative director.… Catherine Takacs, associate product manager for Asset Management Services in New York City, has been selected as Employee of the Year at SPL Integrated Solutions for 2002.… Keith Neave was promoted to director of customer service at SpeakerCraft, and Richard Geller was added to the technical support department.
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