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Chris Shepard is the new manager at Chicago Recording Company's (Chicago) music department Sound reinforcement manufacturer Apogee Sound (Petaluma, CA)

Chris Shepard is the new manager at Chicago Recording Company's (Chicago) music department… Sound reinforcement manufacturer Apogee Sound (Petaluma, CA) promoted Steven Walker from general manager to managing director. In other company news, Keith Vanderkley, director of North American sales, is responsible for sales efforts east of the Mississippi River in the U.S., as well as in Ontario and the eastern provinces of Canada…Maintaining his role as COO at Phoenix Gold (Portland, OR), Timothy G. Johnson also adds president duties…Oscar-winning film composer Hans Zimmer has joined Euphonix's (Palo Alto, CA) Board of Directors…In charge of operations and services for Sony Disc Manufacturing's Springfield, Ore., facility is Quintin P. Mikell…Former VP of engineering at Lexicon Jan Wissmuller takes that title to DTS (Agoura Hills, CA)…Just around the corner, Dave Lewty has been appointed to the newly created applications specialist position at Allen&Heath USA (Agoura Hills, CA)…Ex'pression Center for New Media (Emeryville, CA) promoted Andrew Britt and John Scanlon to the positions of director of digital video media and director of sound arts, respectively… Boston-based Digital Bear Entertainment, an indie artist development and production company, welcomed Adam Nelson, studio manager/director of artist relations, and Dean Pasalis, head of music-publishing department, to its staff…Audio post-production facility Photomag (New York City) gets a fresh perspective with new audio engineer Jared Seidman…Systems integration specialists Doyle Technology Consultants (Renton, WA) added John Hartwell to its team in the dual role of managing the company's advanced system development and directing systems backlogs.