Feb 1, 2002 12:00 PM
Margaret Craig is the new president and chief executive officer of Leitch Technology. Leitch's Stan Moote was elected to the Board of Video Services Forum Inc.…Tim Seaton is vice president of the national accounts for the Commercial Division at DMX/AEI Music… Tascam announced that Jim Mack is general manager in charge of all of the company's U.S. business operations in sales, marketing, product development and other key areas. Brian Moakley is the company's Webmaster…TOA recently promoted two of its employees: Steve Mate is now marketing manager; and Robert Taylor is field sales manager…Another promotion was announced by Mackie; 20-year industry veteran, Costa Lakoumentas, now holds the position of corporate director, global installed product and market development…AVW named Rick Bloom director of sales for the San Francisco office…After leaving Alesis, John Maier accepted a position with Guitar Center Management as the pro audio buyer… Gerald Stanley, senior VP of research and development at Crown Audio, was recognized for three patents…Chet Chambers is Sweetwater's producer/studio engineer. Eric Rodrigue has joined the sales team there…Keith Jahr is operations manager at Aphex Systems…Joe Ferolano joined the staff at Video Rentals Inc.… Audio Plus Video International welcomed Ron Olesko to its sales staff; he is a sales executive… Noise and vibration control product manufacturer Soundcoat is led by John Burke, CEO. He replaced Philippe LaCarriere, who was president for eight years…Russound added two senior engineers to its design team: Robert Sellon, software engineer, and Ian Popken, senior loudspeaker engineer…Doug Osborne is the new director of sales and marketing at Martinsound Inc.… John Carroll resigned from Soundtracs after 25 years with the company… Runco International announced the appointment of Chuck Turigliatto as vice president of sales and marketing…Elan's new sales manager for the Northeast is Brett Jacob…Russound's Oscar Ciornei was invited to serve on the CEA board of directors…Dave Neal is heading up a new centralized communications strategy for Soundcraft and BSS Audio; he is marketing and communications manager, working out of Hertfordshire, England. Elizabeth Gates and Paul Bass work on his team…OnQ Technologies added several field sales personnel to support the home networking market: Loren Mitchell, national field marketing manager; Emmette Murkett, regional sales manager for the MDU division; Teresa Hitchcock, market manager, GA; Jack Green, market manager, FL; James Speight, market manager, NC.