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[/caption]New York, NY—December 5, 2011—Meridian America has announced the promotion of Jeff Dean to Western Regional Sales Manager effective December 5, 2011.
Dean has been with Meridian since 2008 in a Strategic Business Development position acting as a resource for the company’s sales and marketing teams and supporting Meridian’s automotive strategies and Premium Partner Programs. He was also responsible for placing several Meridian products in 12-15 major movie productions and television shows a year.
Prior to joining Meridian, Jeff held various executive sales positions in the record industry. “Jeff’s strong knowledge of sales, marketing, music and Meridian will make him an important contributor to Meridian’s sales success. I believe I speak for everyone in stating that we’re all excited about Jeff joining our sales team,” said Peter Wellikoff, CEO of Meridian America.
As a result of this move, Norm Steinke, who has admirably handled the Western Region, will take over management of the Mid-West region acting as a resource to the Eastern and Western Regions.
About Meridian Audio Limited
Meridian is based near Cambridge, UK, and was founded in 1977 by Bob Stuart and Allen Boothroyd. With over 30 years’ history of innovation and development of uncompromised consumer home entertainment systems offering exceptional performance, this award-winning company is widely recognized as a world leader in high-quality audio and video reproduction. Meridian developed the first audiophile CD player, the world’s first consumer digital surround controller, and the MLP lossless packing system included in Blu-ray Disc. The company’s optical disc players, DSP-based loudspeakers, video projectors, and scalers are unique in the industry, maintaining a super-quality digital signal throughout the path from the studio to the home, using advanced digital signal processing to deliver both a sweet, natural sound and smooth, crystal-sharp images with true cinematic realism. In late 2008, Meridian acquired leading networked media server developer Sooloos, and today the Meridian Sooloos Digital Media System offers a unique combination of superb digital audio quality with the world’s most innovative, flexible and intuitive touchscreen-based home entertainment system.