Industry News

Bill Dooley is the new chief mastering engineer and director of post-production services at Paramount Recording Studios (Los Angeles)…TC Electronic (Westlake Village, CA) has appointed Simon Jones as its director of product marketing,

Bill Dooley is the new chief mastering engineer and directorof post-production services at Paramount Recording Studios (LosAngeles)…TC Electronic (Westlake Village, CA) hasappointed Simon Jones as its director of product marketing,where he oversees the management of all company products distributed inthe U.S.…Wild(child) editorial (New York City) announcedthe return of Elissa Muddell as VP, head ofproduction…Robert Diamond has joined Cerwin-Vega's(Simi Valley, CA) engineering department as professional productsproject engineer, while Derek Covin has been hired to fill theinternational sales manager position…Yamaha Commercial AudioSystems (New York City) has hired three district managers to itsexisting sales force: Bob Quinones, New York metro and lower NewEngland areas; Doug Staab oversees the Middle Atlanticterritory; and Chris Taylor, metro Nashville and mid-Southregions. In other company news, Chris Hinson and JosephLopez have been named Eastern and Western regional applicationsspecialists, respectively, for Yamaha's new 24/7 customer supportprogram…Yessian Music (Los Angeles) has signed composerAndy Grush to its talent roster…John McCaffreyreturns to APT (Los Angeles) as licensingmanager…Stanton (Hollywood, FL) has promoted JonFerren to the newly created national sales managerposition…Former front-of-house engineer for Carlos Vives, JuanCarlos Yepes joins Meyer Sound (Berkeley, CA) as salesmanager for Central and South Americas and the Caribbean. In otherMeyer news, Greg McVeigh has been promoted to the newly createdposition of VP sales/special projects…New distribution deals:ILIO Entertainment (Malibu, CA) is the exclusive distributor ofApplied Acoustic Systems' (Montreal) products in North America;Transamerica Audio Group (Las Vegas) will provide sales andmarketing support for Metric Halo (Hopewell Junction, NY);McCauley Sound (Puyallup, WA) appointed Sonic Sales (ElSegundo, CA) as the exclusive factory representative in California,Arizona, Oregon, Nevada, Washington and Hawaii; TerraSonde(Boulder, CO) added Sigmet Corporation (Manalapan, NJ) for theNortheast and ProSonic Solutions (Woodland Park, CO) in theRocky Mountain region; Group One (Farmingdale, NY) is the U.S.distributor for OPTOCORE (Munich, Germany); and NTI announcedNTI Americas (Quebec), a new organization that will handledistribution in North, Central and South Americas, and is adding a in Portland, Ore. NTI Americas is headed by Thomas E.Mintner.

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