Industry News

Former executive VP and COO at Klipsch Audio Technologies (Indianapolis) Paul Jacobs has been promoted to company president…

Former executive VP and COO at Klipsch Audio Technologies(Indianapolis) Paul Jacobs has been promoted to companypresident…James R. Bonfiglio joins Furman Sound(Petaluma, CA) as president/CEO…The new CFO at Gibson GuitarCorp. (Nashville) is Anthony Crudele…Harry Poloner,new VP of membership for ASCAP (New York City), will head up theorganization's pop/rock membership activities on the EastCoast…Jumping from Masterdisk, Leon Zervos joinsSterling Sound (New York City) as senior masteringengineer…You may have seen him at M-Audio's (Irwindale,CA) Winter NAMM booth: Scott Wilkie is the company's new leadclinician…A former sound crew member at London's Millennium Dome,Martin Barbour joins BSS Audio (Potters Bar, England) assystems engineer…Chyron Corporation (Melville, NY) hasappointed William Payne as the new director of sales, AsiaPacific…Former gigs at Mackie Designs, EAW and Mark IV Pro AudioGroup have led Ivan C. Schwartz to his new position: U.S.national sales manager for DiGiCo USA (Mt. Pleasant,SC)…White Systems' (Kenilworth, NJ) two new regional salesmanagers are Richard Lanpheare (Northeast) and DanielVanHooser (Midwest)…Joining Sennheiser Communications'(Old Lyme, CN) inside sales staff is sales rep ShannonMurphy…Steven Cullipher joins PRG's (New Windsor, NY)systems integration team as a business development executive; he willbe based out of the Orlando office. Meanwhile, as part of PRG's restructuring, the companypromoted Bill Campbell, general manager of lighting operation inLas Vegas; Cathy Gilligan, asset manager for Las Vegas office;Erin Byrnes, national asset manager; and David Patton,national director of lighting operations…Musician/actor/radioproducer Steven Van Zandt joined SIRIUS (New York City)Satellite Radio's programming staff as creativeadvisor…Universal Audio has assumed marketing anddistribution for future versions of LOUD Technologies' (SantaCruz, CA) UAD-1 DSP card and Powered Plug-Ins bundle. Otherdistribution news: Front End Audio is now distributing SafeSound Audio's (West Yorkshire, UK) P1 audio processor in the U.S.,Canada and Mexico; Bag End (Barrington, IL) loudspeaker systemswill be distributed in Germany via Heavenly Sound Systems(Oberhausen, Germany); and serving Arizona, Southern California,Colorado, southern Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming for Inter-MAmericas (Chester, PA) is Anew CT (La Mesa, CA).

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