Industry Notes

A couple of familiar faces, new places: Oxford, England-based SSL announced that Colin Pringle is the new group marketing director ...Klotz (Atlanta)

A couple of familiar faces, new places: Oxford, England-based SSL announced that Colin Pringle is the new group marketing director ...Klotz (Atlanta) welcomed John Carey as VP of business development...Steinberg North America (L.A.) named numerous distribution appointments: Devins & Associates (Frederick, MD) will cover Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington, D.C.; TechRep Marketing (Antioch, TN) will target Tennessee, North and South Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi; and Audio Research (Longwood, FL) will manage its Florida territory...The managing director position at Beyerdynamic (Heilbronn, Germany) was filled by Dr. Karl G. Arnold...Charles M. Salter Associates (San Francisco) promoted Thomas A. Schindler, VP, and hired Pamela Marie Vold, marketing coordinator. In other company news, a branch office was opened at 2880 Zanker Road, Suite 367, San Jose, CA 95134; 408/432-7270...Larry Lipman will take over for Shirley P. Kaye as executive director of SPARS (Memphis). The company office also moved to 364 Clove Drive, Memphis, TN 38117; 901/821-9111; fax 901/682-9177...Mark Martin was promoted to director of operations at the SAE Institute's Nashville campus (Nashville)...Harman Music Group (Sandy, UT) welcomed many new faces: Allan Nichols, manager of Eastern regional sales for Allen & Heath (Cornwall, UK) and dbx (Sandy, UT); Robert Benson, VP of marketing and sales; Janice Palamides, human resource manager; and Lori Rhoades-Aucutt and Kenton Smith, graphic designers...BGW (Hawthorne, CA) named Lonnie Pastor as Southwest region factory salesperson...Alesis (Santa Monica, CA) chose Plus Flour Marketing (Concord, CA) as the new independent sales firm for Northern California and Northern Nevada...Megatrax Production Music (North Hollywood, CA) promoted Andrew D. Robbins to the newly created position of director of licensing for film and TV...Lucid (Lynwood, WA) announced Jim Latimer as new director of pro audio sales. He will be headquartered in Charlestown, RI. The company also named Ana Lopez as inside sales associate and distributor Quebec Leisure International Pte Ltd (Singapore) to its Southeastern Asia market...Fred Farrar is the new president and CEO at Klipsch Audio Technologies (Indianapolis). In other company news, Michael F. Klipsch and T. Paul Jacobs were promoted to executive VP and CEO of the worldwide manufacturing and supply management group and executive VP and CEO of worldwide products group, respectively...Tustin, CA-based BEI Duncan Electronics announced JIT Supply (Brea, CA) as its exclusive U.S. distributor...Jim Peacher was appointed to the director of worldwide sales for Clear Com Intercom Systems (Emeryville, CA)...Sonic Foundry (Madison, WI) welcomes Dan McLellan, senior VP and general manager in the media services division, and Ted Lingard, VP of operations...Pacifica Sound Group (Burbank, CA) announced many new appointments: CEO Joseph Melody; president G. Michael Graham; VP of Pacifica/Echo Sue Jesse; senior VP of studio facilities Wayne Gordon; president of Pacifica/Digital Timothy J. Borquez; VPs of sales and marketing Richard Ellis and Matt Preble; and mixer Rick Alexander...Steven Young is the new director of marketing and technical sales for Atlas Sound (Phoenix)...Mastering engineer Dawn Frank joined Airshow Masteing (Boulder, CO)...Garwood (Philadelphia) announced Sevans Pro Audio (Bordentown, NJ) as its U.S. distributor...After spending seven-and-a-half years as Rockford's (Tempe, AZ) art director, Celise Harris announced her retirement.