Industry Notes

John Andrews has been named the new broadcast development director of Solid State Logic (Oxford, England), taking him back to his roots at the BBC; meanwhile

John Andrews has been named the new broadcast development director of Solid State Logic (Oxford, England), taking him back to his roots at the BBC; meanwhile his position as group marketing director will be filled by a familiar face, Colin Pringle...Tascam (Montebello, CA) general manager Gene Joly joined the board of directors for TEAC American. The company also announced a number of new appointments: Danielle Cheek, graphic designer for the new in-house marketing and advertising agency; Daniel Switkin, software engineer in the Palo Alto Research Center; and Sean Halley, product specialist. In other company news, customers can access Tascam's new Web site at for resources and product information...TGI-Tannoy (Kitchener, Ontario) unveiled an addition to its corporate offices and warehouse facilities, located just down the street from its current home. The company also announced multiple appointments: Brian Denomme, director of operations; Marc Bertrand, director of sales; Barry Fox, marketing manager; and Marci Mudfor, finance manager...CM Sales (Redford, MI) received AKG Acoustics' (Nashville, TN) manufacturer's representative of the year. In other company news, AKG appointed Sarita Stewart to the position of marketing manager...New additions at Apogee Electronics (Santa Monica, CA): Judd Levison, Western regional sales coordinator at Santa Monica headquarters, and Luke Baldry, European sales manager at the London-based European office...Soundcraft (Nashville) national sales manager Tom Der will also serve in the same capacity for the company's sibling mixer company, Spirit (Nashville)...DSP Media (Studio City, CA) promoted Steve Fehir to head of customer service at its manufacturing facility in Sydney, Australia...Jerry D. Spriggs assumed the roles of president of Beyerdynamic North America (Farmingdale, NY) and senior staff member of Beyerdynamic (Heilbronn, Germany)...Resulting from a joint venture between Euphonix Inc. and Audio Export, Euphonix Europe Ltd. (London) named Miles Roberts as new managing director. He will be based out of the London headquarters. Euphonix Inc. (Palo Alto, CA) named David Hansen as director of product marketing...Telex Communications (Minneapolis) corporate headquarters moved to 12000 Portland Ave. South, Burnsville, MN 55337; 952/884-4051...Loudspeaker company Klipsch Audio Technologies (Indianapolis) announced that its chairman and CEO, Fred Klipsch, was named Indiana Heartland's Ernst & Young 2000 Entrepreneur of the Year in the marketing category...Sony Music Studios (New York) hired Jerry Puente, Andrew Brooks and Jim Naisby Jr. as general assistants...Clive Green & Co Ltd. (Bedfordshire, England), manufacturer of Cadac mixing consoles, appointed Group One Limited (Farmingdale, NY) as its North America distributor...NewWave Technologies (Gaithersburg, MD), distributor of digital equipment, added Zapex Technologies (Mountain View, CA) to its roster for Zapex's MPEG-2 encoding product line...Mitek Corporation (Phoenix) welcomed Joe Andriano to its family as the new senior graphic artist and Paul Jagoda as graphic designer...Mixer Rob Chiarelli joins Nettwerk Management's (Beverly Hills, CA) roster...Papeete, Tahiti is the new home for Bag End's (Barrington, IL) distributor and dealer Posi-Lectric. Posi-Lectric can be contacted at P.O. Box 144, Papeete, Tahiti 68713, French Polynesia; 11/689/42-9256; fax 11/689/42-1946...Allen & Heath (Penryn, Cornwall, UK) expanded its headquarters with a two-story facility that will house sales and marketing, R&D and technical support departments.