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Filling in recently retired Ned Jackson's shoes is Raymond V. Malpocher, new CEO/president at Telex (Minneapolis)…

Filling in recently retired Ned Jackson's shoes is Raymond V.Malpocher, new CEO/president at Telex(Minneapolis)…Former executive VP/general manager for theRecording Academy, Rob Senn joins Gibson Guitar(Nashville) as its new COO…The Consumer Electronics Association(Arlington, VA) appointed Ralph Justus, VP of standards andtechnology at CEA, to president of the Institute of Electrical andElectronics Engineers' Consumer Electronics Society…Audioschool Ex'pression Center for New Media (Emeryville, CA) hasbrought Espi Sanjana onboard as CFO and member of its Board ofDirectors…Sennheiser Communications' (Old Lyme, CT) newlycreated Telecommunications division is headed by VP BillWhearty…New executive producers at SPANK! Music and SoundDesign's two offices are Ken Kolasny (Chicago) and KatieJones (Santa Monica, CA)…Continuing to add to its roster,Fluid (New York City) added composer Judson Crane… Phonic America (Tampa) namedMark Dunford as its national sales coordinator…Newly addedto the Mackie Designs (Woodinville, WA) sales force: ScottPizzo will be focusing on SR activities, based out of Whitinsville,Mass…Nick Cook is InnovaSon's (Brittany, France)sales and marketing director…Cerwin-Vega and KRK(both in Simi Valley, CA) welcome Gustavo Afont as internationalsales manager…Brad Strickland is ILIOEntertainments' (Malibu, CA) director of retail marketing andsales…New distribution deals: Martin Audio (Kitchener,Ontario) appointed the POWER Group (Mississauga, Ontario) tohandle Canadian distribution; Cadac Electronics extends its U.S.reach with Thomas Bensen on the East Coast and GLSMarketing (Huntington Beach, CA) handling the West Coast;SSL named RØDE Microphones to represent the consolemaker in Australia and New Zealand…L-Acoustics named itsfirst three independent rep firms: DL Henderson Company(Maynard, MA) will coordinate sales activities in upstate New York,Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire andMaine; Metro/North Marketing (Edison, NJ) in northern New Jerseyand New York City; and Right Track Marketing (Kinnelon, NJ) inVirginia, Maryland, southern New Jersey, Delaware and easternPennsylvania.

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