Side Door Studio (Newark, DE) welcomes Paul Janocha, chief recording engineer, to its staff…Sound designer/engineer Daniel Pruitt joins Oasis Recording's (Atlanta) audio post-production and music recording team…Sennheiser (Old Lyme, CT) announcements: Jamie Scott, dealer representative professional products for Northern California and Nevada; HP Marketing (Denver) “2000 Pro Rep of the Year” award; “Most Improved Pro Territory” awarded to Taub Sales (Baltimore); Heartland Marketing (Brookfield, IL) represents Sennheiser accounts in Minnesota, South and North Dakotas, and western Wisconsin; Dale Electronics (New York City) named 2000 professional products dealer of the year for broadcast; and B&H Photo-Video Pro Audio (New York City) named 2000 film and video dealer of the year…Lewis Frisch joins Chicago-based Gepco International Inc. in the position of Eastern region account manager…New hires at Synchro Arts (Epsom, UK): John Cavendish, sales manager, Tim Rogers, software developer, and Janine Wilson, marketing and adminstrative coordinator. The company also moved its facility to: Global House, Ashley Avenue, Epsom, Surrey, UK KT18 5AD…TOA Electronics (South San Francisco) is now represented in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana by Graham/David Partnership (Houston)…Supporting JBL (Northridge, CA) pro products in Canada, Mexico, Central and South Americas, and the Caribbean is Guillermo Wabi, market development engineer for the intercontinental region…Cari Davis and Rico Santana have been promoted to executive VP and sales manager, respectively, at Devlin Video International (New York City). The company also welcomed Mick O'Connor to the VP of sales position…The new Eastern region sales manager for DSP Media (Studio City, CA) is Gerard Volkersz…Nexo USA (San Rafael, CA) appointed SECOM (Atlanta) to represent the company's products in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and the Carolinas. Additionally, Hibino Corporation (Japan) was named Nexo's outstanding export distributor for 2000…Former Line 6 director of marketing communications Jack Sonni joins Guitar Center (Agoura Hills, CA) as VP of marketing communications. Guitar Center was also named Neumann's (Berlin) 2000 Dealer of the Year…Waves (Knoxville, TN) adds Mick Olesh as international sales manager…Richard Bowan is the new sales manager at Las Vegas-based Transamerica AG…Crown Audio (Elkhart, IN) awards: Mars Music (Fort Lauderdale, FL), national dealer of the year; Sweetwater Sound (Fort Wayne, IN), local dealer of the year; and Poll Sound (Salt Lake City), contractor of the year…D. Pagan Communications (Melville, NY) moved to 175 Pinelawn Road, Suite 215, Melville, NY 11747; 631/659-2309; fax 631/659-2310.