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Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video Entertainment Inc. (New York City) has appointed Brian Offutt as its COOChelsea, New York-based mastering facility Sterling

Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video Entertainment Inc. (New York City) has appointed Brian Offutt as its COO…Chelsea, New York-based mastering facility Sterling Sound has added Michael Drexler (former staff recording engineer at BMG Studios) to its staff as a mastering engineer…After working at MTV for six years as an editor/producer, C. Scott Gorman joins Northern Lights Post (New York City) as an editor…Russell Waite has been promoted to VP of international sales for Euphonix (Palo Alto, CA). Waite will be based out of the company's London office… Sabine (Alchua, FL) new hires: Robert Bull, corporate quality engineer; Byra Ferkovich, engineer in software development; Joel L. Motel, director of North American sales; and Josh Early, sales and customer service…Based out of Los Angeles, Denny McLane joins BSS Audio USA (Nashville) as regional sales manager…Celebrating his silver anniversary with Soundcraft (Hertfordshire, England), Ian Staddon has been promoted to the position of product development director…With five years as VP of international sales and marketing for Harman Music Group, John Batliner of Sraight-Line Sales has been tapped as Neutrik's (Lakewood, NJ) sales representative in Latin America…Crest Audio (Paramus, NJ) expands its work force with the additions of Mike Cook and Eric Oppenheimer, contracting products sales engineer and Eastern regional sales manager, respectively…After 18 years of sales experience at EAW, Sandy Macdonald joined Meyer Sound (Berkeley, CA) as Northeastern regional sales manager…Eric Colbert fills the newly formed position of operations manager at Groove Tubes (San Fernando, CA). In other GT news, Robert Moran has been hired as an engineer manager…Indianapolis-based Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) appointed Margaret Sheehan to director of professional development role…ESI (San Jose, CA) promoted JJ Jenkins to the post of senior VP of sales and marketing, as well as taking over the reins as head of the company's American operations…SOS Management (New York City), a division of Sound on Sound Recording, has brought on Mira Tabasinske to market and book the company's talent roster. The company also added Cortez Farris, the fourth member of its engineer/mixer team…New at Shure: TaiChung, Taiwan-based ProSound Inc. will lead sales efforts of the company's entire line, except for phono products. Vince Ristucci joins Shure as its new VP of human resources.

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