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NRG Recording (Los Angeles) named Ashley Arrison as studio managerAnnounced at Summer NAMM, Bert Tunks was promoted to president of independent rep firm

NRG Recording (Los Angeles) named Ashley Arrison as studio manager…Announced at Summer NAMM, Bert Tunks was promoted to president of independent rep firm Ron Tunks Sales (Pompano Beach, FL)…The Recording Academy's Texas Chapter (Dallas) announced its new Board of Governors, including Dallas-based recording engineer Chris Bell of Luminous Sound Studios as its president…Most recently with ARTISTdirect Records, Jim Swindel joins Gibson Guitar Corp. (Nashville) as executive VP, entertainment relations…Broadcast industry vet Bruce Goldfeder is Venue Services Group's (White Plains, NY) new director of engineering…Turbosound (West Sussex, UK) brings in a new sales director: Rik Kirby…Scott Stover is now responsible for Audio-Technica's (Stow, OH) presence in Arizona, Montana, New Mexico, Southern California and Canada as the company's territory manager. In other company news, Signal Marketing (Midvale, UT) was awarded Rep of the Year for the second year in a row…Two new promotions at Roland U.S. (Los Angeles): Doug Hanson to the newly created position of director of product management and marketing and Paul Youngblood, director of sales…QSC (Costa Mesa, CA) new hires: Samuel Hynds, cinema product specialist; bassist Mahlon Hawk, retail sales engineer; and Jeff Pallin, director of marketing…Expanding Martin Audio's (Kitchener, Ontario) North American sales operations, the company appointed Jonathan “JP” Parker to national sales manager…Fishman Transducers (Wilmington, MA) named Matt Belyea and David Fournier to newly created posts of national sales manager and product manager, respectively…Gepco (Des Plaines, IL) welcomed Mario Zavala, Western regional sales manager, and Emerald Communications (Duluth, GA), distributor in Florida, Mississippi, South and North Carolinas, Alabama and Georgia…Elizabeth Marshall joined Cerwin-Vega (Chatsworth, CA) as domestic sales assistant…New distribution deals: Tascam (Montebello, CA) handling Nomad Factory (Beverly Hills) plug-ins in the U.S.; Numark (Cumberland, RI) distributing Akai Professional Musical Instruments (Pomona, CA) in the Americas; American Music & Sound (Agoura Hills, CA) appointed U.S. distributor for NetCIRA™ (Tokyo), a division of Fostex Japan; and SF Marketing (Montreal) exclusively representing Genelec (Natick, MA) in Canada.

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