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20 May 2016

ETC strengthens European marketing team

ETC strengthens European marketing teamUK - ETC has announced the expansion of its European marketing team with the appointment of Katherine Walmsley as marketing communications specialist. The newly created position reflects the company's commitment to Europe and its continuing growth across the region. Katherine, who is based at ETC's London office, will be a familiar face to many. Since joining the industry in 2010, she has held various marketing roles at Litestructures, Prolyte Group and Chauvet. Prior to this, she gained experience in both marketing and sales positions ... More >>

18 May 2016

Albers leads global expansion strategy at Event Acoustics

Albers leads global expansion strategy at Event AcousticsThe Netherlands - Specialist acoustic and audio consultancy Event Acoustics has announced the appointment of Marcel Albers as head of global sales, with a focus on the worldwide distribution of the company's sound management system MeTrao. Well-known in the Dutch music and entertainment industry, Albers has a 20-year track record of success as an international artist manager, theatre and television producer and record company owner. "I have been involved in the activities of Event Acoustics for some time now," explains Albers. "The ... More >>

PRG XL Video Music team expands

PRG XL Video Music team expandsUK - PRG XL Video, the UK operation of Production Resource Group, LLC (PRG), has announced a new member in its Music and Touring team. Gordon Torrington has been with PRG for several years, gaining a wealth of experience and industry contacts during his time as a senior member of the Event Services team. Gordon will now take up the role of account manager, focusing on lighting and rigging, and working alongside Yvonne Donnelly Smith, director Music Group, and Roy Hunt, senior account manager. He will also collaborate closely with the ... More >>

17 May 2016

Arena Structures makes double appointment

Arena Structures makes double appointmentUK - Marking the company's ongoing growth, Arena Structures has appointed Phillip Bish and Matt Clark to their temporary structures division, May 2016. Arena Structures welcomes Phillip Bish as a project manager, bringing a wealth of over 25 years' experience to the team, having worked on prestigious projects such as The Open Golf Championships, Aegon Tennis, Buckingham Palace summer openings, the Houses of Parliament dining structures refurbishment plus the design and install of a ceremonial structure for the QEII aircraft carrier. ... More >>

13 May 2016

Kevin Beazley joins Shure Systems Group

Kevin Beazley joins Shure Systems GroupUK - Shure Distribution UK (SDUK) has announced the appointment of Kevin Beazley to the role of conferencing systems manager. Kevin Joins the Shure Systems Group from an established AV integrator specialising in the design and installation of conferencing systems, where he greatly expanded the company's business in both the public and private sectors. Prior to this he managed conferencing and CCTV divisions for Bosch. The appointment was made to address the great demand for Shure conferencing microphone technology following the ... More >>

Maestra London expands the team again

Maestra London expands the team againUK - Event technical and production specialist Maestra London expands its team again with the addition of four new people who are joining the busy Dubai and London based Maestra Group operation. Edwin Higgins joins Maestra London as technical manager, Lewis Edwards is the new warehouse manager, Juliet Irvine-Fortescue comes on-board as operations & logistics co-ordinator and Hannah Piercy is the company's second production designer. Maestra London MD Justin Hammond comments, "We've experienced an incredible start to business since ... More >>

12 May 2016

Meyer Sound expands sales team

Meyer Sound expands sales teamUSA - Meyer Sound has strengthened its worldwide sales team with three new hires: Andy Willcox as sales manager, residential systems; Daniel Rivera as sales specialist, House of Worship market; and Antonio Manzo as sales director, Mexico. The new hires will help Meyer Sound to build on vertical markets worldwide. Andy Willcox will connect Meyer Sound products and technologies to a growing market for private cinemas and premium distributed systems in residences for high-net-worth clients. Willcox comes to Meyer Sound with three decades ... More >>

Adamson grows North American support team

Adamson grows North American support teamUSA - Adamson Systems Engineering has announced the expansion of its North American support team. Richard Woida has joined the U.S applications group to reinforce Adamson's growing client base in the United States. Scott Shields has been hired as sales and marketing coordinator, working out of the Canadian headquarters. James Oliver, director of marketing and sales notes, "We're a company that's driven by the love of audio and not by financial investors. We've grown organically by bringing in individuals of the highest character and ... More >>

10 May 2016

Bandit Lites hires senior accountant

Bandit Lites hires senior accountantUSA - Bandit Lites has announced the addition of Shay Simpson to its corporate ranks at its world HQ in Knoxville. A 13-year veteran of the entertainment industry, Simpson brings her expertise to Bandit's accounting team as senior accountant, and will manage all aspect of the accounting systems while developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures. A Johnson City, TN native, upon graduating from East Tennessee State University with a degree in accounting and finance, Simpson first worked in public accounting before joining ... More >>

POLARaudio appoints Adam Brown

POLARaudio appoints Adam BrownUK - AV specialist Adam Brown has joined POLARaudio as a business development manager in the company's Installed Audio Team. His appointment reflects POLARaudio's continuing growth in this area and its commitment to delivering high levels of service and expertise to its customers. Adam's audio credentials are impressive, encompassing everything from live sound with A-list performers to large high-end installation projects. A sound technology graduate of the Liverpool School of Performing Arts, he holds numerous technical industry ... More >>

6 May 2016

All change at Amber Sound

All change at Amber SoundUK - After dedicating over 40 years of his life to pro audio, Amber Sound's founder and owner Graham Paddon has decided to hang up his cables and retire. Fear not though, he has left his legacy to the next generation who will be here to help where Graham left off, starting with PLASA Focus in Leeds where Claire, Aaron and Marco look forward to meeting you. Claire Paddon has become commercial director which basically means she has to do all her own work plus some of Graham's. As well as accounts Helen Odysseos has also taken on a large ... More >>

5 May 2016

Mark Burnett joins Hawthorn

Mark Burnett joins HawthornUK - Mark Burnett, former business development manager at Stage Electrics, has joined technical production expert, Hawthorn, to support the ongoing development of its technical equipment Hire service within the touring theatre sector. Working closely with Hawthorn's Head of Hire, David Slater, Mark will raise the profile of the company's high-quality equipment Hire service to touring, regional & West End theatre productions, bolstering Hawthorn's increasing reputation in the marketplace, in line with its commitment to delivering an ... More >>

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