Business development professional David Ward has been appointed to president and COO of iZ Technology (Burnaby, British Columbia)…Working for Maxell Corporation of America (Fair Lawn, NJ) since 1981, Toru (Tom) Yamakawa has been named president of the company…With an extensive background in broadcast engineering, Scott Barella joins the Burst Group (Englewood, CO) as VP and chief engineer…Paul Stubblebine Mastering (San Francisco) welcomed music industry vet Michael Romanowski as its new mastering engineer…The American Federation of Musicians (New York City) elected Tom Lee as president and Florence Nelson as secretary/treasurer…Co-founder Bob Lasiewicz returns to PBI Media LLC (Los Angeles) as director of ShowBiz Expo Group…Kent, England-based PM Components has been appointed primary worldwide distributor for Svetlana's (St. Petersburg, Russia) glass and ceramic vacuum tubes. PM Components has set up a dedicated company, PM of America Inc., to handle sales and servicing in North America…Soundcraft USA named Scott Wunschel to serve as Western regional sales manager for all states west of the Mississippi River…E&E Exports (Irvine, CA) has been tapped to handle distribution of SRS Labs' (Santa Ana, CA) patented SRS Pro 220 Sound Retrieval System to the overseas pro audio and music marketplaces…EMTEC Pro Media (Valencia, CA) added Chris Piccione, Northeastern sales manager, and Mark Hornsby, Southeastern sales manager, to its sales staff…Crown Audio (Elkhart, IN) also rounded out its sales force with the additions of Jonathan Parker, Eastern regional sales manager, and Loren Robinson, Western regional sales manager. In other Crown news, Bob Lichty has transitioned into the music industry market manager position…Patrick Woolcocks joined Clear-Com Intercom Systems (Emeryville, CA) as director of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He will be based out of Southampton, UK…Network Pro Marketing has moved to: 2250 East Imperial Highway, Suite 220, El Segundo, CA 90245; 310/648-6677; fax 310/648-6678…Julia Frodahl joins Wax Music & Sound Design (New York City) as director of marketing and sales…The new marketing director over at Crest Audio (Paramus, NJ) is William (Bill) McGrane…Tascam honored representative Innovative Audio (Waterford, MI) with the award for overall territory sales growth, while Joseph P. Mazzeo Associates (Rochester, NY) received the award for overall sales growth for the Tascam Cable Up! product line.