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26 July 2016

Adamson expands HQ management team

Adamson expands HQ management teamCanada - After several years of growth, Adamson has announced an expansion of its management team at its global headquarters in Port Perry, Canada. Benoit Cabot is promoted to director of R&D while Marc Weber joins in a director capacity to launch a new Product and Brand management division. They join director James Oliver to continue the strengthening of a young leadership team that has been instrumental in the increased visibility of the brand. "Our product vision has endured generations and we've built a management team that will ... More >>

Genelec appoints education sales director

Genelec appoints education sales directorUSA - Genelec has appointed Dave Maclaughlin to the position of education sales director. Based in Florida, Maclaughlin will be in charge of educational sales for the entire US., as well as a direct sales rep for the state of Florida. In his new position, Maclaughlin will help Genelec focus on sales to educational institutions and students, as well as present seminars and act as brand ambassador to the educational market. He will report to Lisa Kaufmann, Genelec Inc. managing director, and work closely with Paul Stewart, Genelec Inc. ... More >>

25 July 2016

Source appoints sales and marketing director

Source appoints sales and marketing directorUK - Music technology and pro audio distributor Source Distribution has announced the appointment of Darren Power to the position of director of sales and marketing. Power will be responsible for ensuring continued growth of the business. This includes the responsibility of overall strategy and management of its sales, marketing and admin teams, as well as the development of innovative and effective new initiatives to support, enhance and grow the business and its practice. Joining Source following his role as European director of ... More >>

22 July 2016

René M°rch returns to new role at DPA

René M°rch returns to new role at DPADenmark - DPA Microphones has appointed René M°rch as the company's new product manager. M°rch previously worked for DPA Microphones from 2006 until 2009 as the research & development manager. "We are thrilled to bring René back in this new role," says Thorsten Reuber, interim CEO of DPA Microphones. "DPA has been experiencing exceptional growth and success in presenting new products to the public, and we are excited to continue this prosperity with René. We look forward to leveraging his knowledge and ... More >>

21 July 2016

DWR welcomes LD Michael Broderick

DWR welcomes LD Michael BroderickSouth Africa - Johannesburg-based DWR Distribution has welcomed lighting designer Michael Broderick to its team, to be based at the company's branch office in Durban, his hometown. "I love Durban. Quite surprisingly, Durban is a melting pot of creativity," says Michael. "It is home to a host of talented people and so many creative ideas are born here. Even though the city of Durban can't support the magic being created by its inhabitants, the magic continues to flow. We don't have the money or the resources that our sister cities like ... More >>

19 July 2016

CFO Carl Peeters to leave Barco

CFO Carl Peeters to leave BarcoBelgium - Barco has announced the departure of its chief financial officer, Carl Peeters, who has decided to pursue a new professional opportunity. Ann Desender, currently vice president finance & control will succeed Carl as CFO for Barco. This change will become effective as of September 2016. Ann Desender joined Barco in 2008 and has been leading Barco's global finance team since 2010. She will succeed Carl Peeters as a member of Barco's Core Leadership Team and will report directly to the CEO. Carl Peeters joined Barco in 1987. His ... More >>

15 July 2016

DTS strengthens its sales team

DTS strengthens its sales teamItaly - In order to give a better support to its sales network in this positive trend period for the company, DTS has announced the appointment of Antonio Parise as area sales manager. Antonio Parise has gained an extensive sales experience working for many years in the lighting industry in the same position. He already knows many international distributors and he is well respected by all industry professionals for his integrity and reliability. "DTS is in a positive trend due to the big success of the new products, and the reputation ... More >>

12 July 2016

David Keighley appointed VP of SGM

David Keighley appointed VP of SGMEurope - SGM has announced the appointment of David Keighley as new executive vice president of SGM, effective 1 July. Keighley has an impressive track record in the lighting industry both as a lighting designer, tour manager and production manager and as executive vice president and chief of operations of Syncrolite, managing director and CEO of PRG Europe and managing director of Light and Sound Design. Keighley has been involved with the Olympic Games (1992, 1996, 2000, 2004 and 2012) and worked with artists such as Madonna, Rolling ... More >>

11 July 2016

Reece Stead joins Yamaha

Reece Stead joins YamahaUK - Yamaha Music Europe has appointed Reece Stead as its new commercial audio sales representative for the northern UK and Northern Ireland. Since graduating from a degree in audio production with first class honours, Reece has engineered, teched and stage managed at numerous live events, including the Village Green and Festifeel festivals, as well as working with artists including Rizzle Kicks, Reef, Lucy Rose, Lianna de la Havas and alongside Andy Shillito, live sound co-ordinator for The Darkness. "My passion is for live sound ... More >>

Jim Digby joins Behind the Scenes Foundation Board

Jim Digby joins Behind the Scenes Foundation BoardUSA - Jim Digby, a 30 plus year veteran of the entertainment industry has accepted an invitation to join the Behind the Scenes Foundation Board of Directors. Jim is the founder and chairman of the Event Safety Alliance and owner of Collaborative Endeavor Group (CEG), which provides international touring strategies and complete production solutions for the live entertainment industry. He currently serves as director of touring and production for the multi-million selling artists Linkin Park, and has previously worked with artists as ... More >>

8 July 2016

ENTTEC adds three new team members

ENTTEC adds three new team membersEurope/USA - Manufacturer and distributor of lighting control products, ENTTEC has announced the appointments of Chelsie Chinnick, marketing executive; Brandon Mitchell, technical sales & support, and Roz Dahlie, training and education coordinator. "The world of marketing and technology continues to transform rapidly. To keep up with these changes, we've identified three key areas where our staff numbers needed to grow, and so we are thrilled to welcome Chelsie, Brandon and Roz aboard during this exciting period of growth here at ... More >>

7 July 2016

Midwich welcomes 30 new employees

Midwich welcomes 30 new employeesUK - Leading trade-only distributor of technology solutions, Midwich, has recently hired 30 new employees across the Group in a variety of locations and roles. Ranging from Brand Campaign Manager, Logistics Coordinator, Solutions Specialist and General Sales Manager, the new employees highlight Midwich's ongoing investment in its people and in the areas of operation. Midwich is constantly investing in its staff to continue to service its channel partners to the highest possible standards, the company says. All new staff will be involved ... More >>

GLP appoints head of marketing

GLP appoints head of marketingGermany - The marketing department of GLP recently welcomed a new face as Andrea Schulnig took up the role of new head of marketing. Andrea brings widespread experience in marketing and the event sector, and most recently worked in the IT industry. Bringing new perspectives and ideas to the lighting industry she will be supported by Uli Steinle, who remains with the Karlsbad company. "I am looking forward to the projects and challenges ahead," stated the new marketing manager. "Already, by attending Prolight + Sound in April I have been ... More >>

6 July 2016

DPA Microphones announces new CEO

DPA Microphones announces new CEODenmark - DPA Microphones has announced that Kalle Hvidt Nielsen will become the company's new chief executive officer on 1 September, 2016. At this time, Nielsen will succeed interim CEO, Thorsten Reuber, who has managed the company since January 25, 2016. "I'm thrilled to join such a strong and talented team," says Nielsen. "DPA sets the standard for professional-quality microphone solutions and I am thrilled to lead the company as it continues to innovate the audio industry." Nielsen comes to DPA Microphones from Topsil Semiconductor ... More >>

ETC introduces new rigging sales manager

ETC introduces new rigging sales managerItaly - ETC has appointed Enrico Nobile as European rigging sales manager, a new position devised by the company to fuel the growth and development of its rigging division in Europe. In his role, Nobile will be based out of ETC's Rome office, with much of his time spent in the sales territories of ETC GmbH and ETC Ltd, working in collaboration with distributors, dealers and integrators. Nobile's involvement in the industry began in 1979 when he established the design and installation company Elettrosistemi. Six years later, he accepted ... More >>

Theatreplan continues to reinforce expansion

Theatreplan continues to reinforce expansionUK - As part of their ongoing growth and expansion into new territories, international theatre consultancy practice, Theatreplan, has recently welcomed several new members to the team: practice manager for the London office, Wioletta Ziemba; compliance and training consultant, John Young; and Revit technicians, Paolo Ribichesu and Andrea Martin Gonzalez. Wioletta Ziemba joined the team earlier this year to replace Paul Connolly who is now managing the Theatreplan's Hong Kong office. An experienced office manager and passionate about the ... More >>

1 July 2016

Chauvet Professional strengthens UK sales team

Chauvet Professional strengthens UK sales teamUK - Chauvet Professional UK has announced two new appointments to its UK sales team with the introduction of David Faulkes as the UK south territory manager for the Chauvet Professional & Iluminarc, and Simon Cox, UK south professional key accounts manager. Faulkes joins the Chauvet Professional sales team with a robust foundation & knowledge in the entertainment lighting sector. Having worked in the industry for nearly 25 years, with companies such as Martin Professional and Miltec. Simon Cox, previously UK south territory manager, ... More >>

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