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A year after he was named managing director of Fluid (New York City), Marc Schwartz has been made a partner. Joining Schwartz on coffee breaks is Brad
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A year after he was named managing director of Fluid (New York City), Marc Schwartz has been made a partner. Joining Schwartz on coffee breaks is Brad Stratton, the company's senior music producer…New York-based Sound Lounge promoted Rob DiFondi, a staff assistant for the past two years, to mixer, where he will be rubbing elbows with Philip Loeb. Sound Lounge recently broke a bottle of champagne on the custom window treatments of Loeb's all-new, custom-designed digital audio mixing suite…Simone Lazer has joined Slingshot (New York City) in the director of new-business development role…Name-dropping on the East Coast: SOS Management (New York City) has added mix engineer Chris Trevett to its talent roster…Numerous personnel changes at Waves (Knoxville, TN): Paul Bundschuch, VP of sales and marketing for the company's semiconductor division, has reduced his support for the professional and broadcast products divisions to focus exclusively on Waves MaxxBass ASIC and other technologies; Bob Reardon has been appointed VP of sales and marketing for North and South Americas in the professional products division; Didi Dori has been hired for the marketing coordinator position for the professional products division; and Pete Carty has been promoted to the product specialist position in the professional division…You may remember him as the former sales manager at Rane Corporation: Jack Ewer is Carver Professional's (Portland) new director of sales and marketing…HHB USA (Los Angeles) has brought Tim Murray onboard in the national sales manager role…Based out of New York, Neil Hochman, account manager, will be telecommuting with his bosses at Springfield, Oregon-based Sony Digital Authoring Services…Filling Don Peterson's shoes, Kip Whitehead has been promoted to technical support/field service manager for Crown International (Elkhart, IN)…In conjunction with its expansion of distribution operations in Melville, N.Y., Korg USA has hired Andrew Caulfield to the newly created position of director of distribution operations…New distribution deals: Apogee Electronics' (Santa Monica, CA) digital audio conversion systems and accessories will be distributed by Arbiter Group plc (Hendon, UK) in the UK and Republic of Ireland; TC Electronic (Westlake Village, CA) will be distributing Lab.gruppen (Kungsbacka, Sweden) amps in the U.S.; Las Vegas-based Transamerica Audio Group is the exclusive distributor of Z-Systems products in the U.S.; and Zero International (Bronx, N.Y.) has opened a new distribution center in North Las Vegas to service customers in the Western states. It is located at 2450 Losee Rd., North Las Vegas, NV 89030; 702/633-9300; fax 866/585-3230.