Industry Notes

Solid State Logic (Oxford, UK) appointed industry veteran Timothy R. Mungovan as sales engineer, broadcast and post-production...Michael Santucci, MS,

Solid State Logic (Oxford, UK) appointed industry veteran Timothy R. Mungovan as sales engineer, broadcast and post-production...Michael Santucci, MS, F-AAA audiologist and president of Sensaphonics Hearing Conservation, was presented the Larry Mauldin Award for Excellence in Education in the hearing health care profession. Santucci's articles have appeared in both medical and music industry trade journals, and he has often lectured to both industries about hearing preservation strategies....Otari Corporation (Canoga Park, CA) named Tim Schaeffer to the position of director sales and marketing. Schaffer was previously director of sales-pro audio. Tamara Rogers was appointed technical services manager and will be responsible for the supervision of the company's technical support and customer product services. Daniel A. Palmer was brought onboard as product manager for the RADAR II Series Multitrack...Elkhart, Indiana-based Crown International named 15-year industry veteran Stephen Morris as its product line manager for amplifiers. Morris recently served as Western operations manager for AEI Music Network... Sam Spennacchio was tapped for president of Northeast operations at New York City-based Signal Perfection Ltd., a cornerstone company of Production Resource Group. Spennacchio recently served as national sales manager for Crest Audio... Symetrix Inc. (Lynnwood, WA) appointed Bruce Stimpson as national accounts manager...Mark McKenna, formerly GM of Bearsville Sound Studios, was appointed vice president of sales and marketing at New York City-based The Toy Specialists. In May the company celebrated 15 years of service in the audio equipment rental business...EVI Audio (Buchanan, MI) announced the appointment of Jim Tassey as national sales manager, professional sound reinforcement. Tassey also will continue his role as sales and marketing manager with MERLIN...Dan Pearce joined Ashly Audio (Webster, NY) to manage the research and development of the company's amplifier and analog signal processing products. Pearce, a 25-year veteran of the industry, most recently worked at Applied Research and Technology...PreSonus (Baton Rouge, LA) named MMS Inc. as PreSonus Audio Electronic International factory representative. George and Donna Mantoan will handle all of the company's export sales...D.A.S. Audio (Valencia, Spain) appointed Joe Brusi as manager of the newly created applications and systems group and the Autopol platform...Robert E. Schmitt was promoted to president and CEO of Industrial Acoustics Company (New York City)...Telex Communications (Minneapolis) tapped Todd Bergum for Western regional sales manager...Bag End (Barrington, IL) news: Philip R. "Phil" Earnest was hired as sales manager, and Bencsik Associates signed on to represent the company in Florida...Roland Corporation U.S. moved to 5100 S. Eastern Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90040-2938; mailing address: P.O. Box 910921, Los Angeles, CA 90091-0921; phone 323/890-3700...JBL Professional (Northridge, CA) announced that it would distribute SIA-Smaart Pro Version 3 and the upgrade from previous versions and that the package will be available immediately through JBL Pro dealers and distributors...Disc Makers (Pennsauken, NJ) announced the acquisition of Martin Audio of Seattle, WA. Martin Audio will stay in Seattle and keep its customer service personnel, graphic design and mastering departments...Transamerica Audio Group, U.S. (Thousand Oaks, CA) appointed TechRep Marketing as its new sales representative for the Southeastern United States.