Multitasking with his responsibilities in sales and management for Telex's (Burnsville, MN) European, international and ROW operations, Mathias von Heydekampf is now president of the company's pro audio group. In other company news, Mark Gubser has been promoted to product manager for Radiocom™ wireless intercom products; Tom Weems has been brought onboard as the company's Western regional manager for the RTS Systems division. His territory includes northern and western U.S., including Alaska and Hawaii…Solid State Logic (Oxford, UK) announced that it has hired Steve Zaretsky to the position of VP broadcast for the East Coast…Adding to its sales and marketing team, AKG Acoustics U.S. (Nashville) named Garry Templin as VP of sales and market development. Making the announcement on behalf of the company was PAMI Group Consulting (Centerport, NY), the company's new public relations firm…DTS (Agoura Hills, CA) has created two executive positions that were created to expand DTS-encoded DVD-Video and DVD-Audio in the U.S. and in Europe. Joining as director of business development in content is Jeff Briller; his European counterpart is Gerben Van Duyl, who will be based out of the company's Twyford, UK, office…Based out of Thailand, Eddy Vermeersch has been named director of Meyer Sound's (Berkeley, CA) Asia-Pacific technical support; he is also the company's first Asian support engineer…Yamaha Corporation of America (Buena Park, CA) announced these new appointments to its recently formed Commercial Audio Systems division: Michael Nicoletti, applications specialist for the PM-1D and DM2000 systems; Brian Coviello and John Conard, district sales managers for installed and touring sound, professional recording, post-production and broadcast accounts; Megumu “Mike” Matsumoto, assistant general manager, who will also act as a liaison between Yamaha Corp. America and Yamaha Japan; Daniel Craik, product manager in hardware; and Marc Lopez, product manager in software…With seven years of experience as a finishing editor and graphic designer, Ian Rummer joins film and video post-production facility Roland House Inc.'s (Arlington, VA) editorial staff. rhed Studios, Roland House Inc.'s effects and design division, has added senior designer and Flame artist Timothy Droll and graphics producer Curt Miller…Bringing Maxell products (Fair Lawn, NJ) to Utah, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho will be John Eulberg, new district sales manager for the company's pro media group.
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