Industry News

The new executive director of client relations for Hit Factory (NYC) is Zoe Thrall, formerly of Power Station/AvatarTGI North America (Kitchener, Ontario)

The new executive director of client relations for Hit Factory (NYC) is Zoe Thrall, formerly of Power Station/Avatar…TGI North America (Kitchener, Ontario) strengthened its professional sales team with the addition of Bruce Myers, who will work for Tannoy and DPA products. The company also announced the addition of Peter Beacock as marketing and technology manager…SRS Labs Inc. (Santa Ana, CA) welcomed back its original co-founder Jim Lucas as the new director of sales…Veteran sound mixer and engineer Matt Foglia joins Postworks, New York (NYC) as chief audio engineer…Charles M. Salter Associates Inc. (San Francisco) promoted Brenda R. Yee and Eric A. Yee to senior consultants… (Redwood City, CA) hired Peter T. Johnsmeyer as its new VP of sales…Yamaha (Buena Park, CA) promoted Chris Gero to corporate director of artist affairs…Bethlehem, Pa.-based Angel Mountain Sound welcomed George Hajioannou, new VP of the pro audio sales division…Greg Hogan has been promoted to Lexicon's (Bedford, MA) technical sales manager/field applications engineer for North America, while Scott Pizzo was appointed product specialist for professional products in North America…Former regional manager for the Northeast, Bob Belcher was promoted to VP regional manager for the Northeast at Guitar Center (Agoura Hills, CA), and Brian Thoryk was promoted to VP regional sales manager of Southern California…Steven A. Appel joined 615 Music Companies (Nashville) as manager of the Western region. In other company news, songwriter/publisher Randy Hart has been named regional sales representative for the Northeast region…Polar Focus (Hadley, MA) welcomed Kevin Green to its staff, where he will work in technical sales, CAD support and developing the company's new manufacturing facility…Genelec (Natick, MA) new appointments: Bruce Bartone, national sales manager for professional products, and Tuomo Tolonen, administrative assistant of sales and marketing for professional products…Working out of Penn Industries' Maplewood, N.J. office, Frank Riordan is the new national sales manager for the lighting and audio division…The new inside sales manager over at QSC (Costa Mesa, CA) is Gina Bergmann…Bay Roads Marketing (Sharon, MA) will serve as sales representative for Aphex's (Sun Valley, CA) products in upstate New York…Filling the newly created position of sales director at CRL Systems (Tempe, AZ) is Henk Mensinga.