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Aphex Appoints Jim Bailey for Product Development

Jim Bailey (left) and Rick McClendon

Aphex in Sun Valley, Calif., has appointed pro audio veteran Jim Bailey to the position of Product Manager. In his new position, Bailey will oversee the development of Aphex’s core line of professional audio and broadcast products, as well as the company’s expansion into other markets.

Bailey comes to Aphex after several years as product manager for Avid’s M-Audio division. Prior to working with Avid, he was product development manager at Tascam, where he oversaw the expansion of the company’s professional audio and recording lines. Bailey is a professional recording veteran and former owner of a recording studio in Beverly Hills.

“I’ve known Jim for many years and had the pleasure of working with him at Tascam, and simply put, there’s no better person for this position,” says Aphex General Manager Rick McClendon. “Jim is an innovator, visionary and a big-picture thinker. He’s the ideal person to oversee Aphex’s future product development.”

“Jim was our first choice to head up product development, and we’re excited to welcome him on board,” adds David Wiener, President and Chief Executive Officer of DWV Entertainment, parent company of Aphex.

“There are few brands in our industry more legendary than Aphex, and it’s an honor and a privilege to join a company with such a great history,” says Jim Bailey. “We’ve got some great plans ahead, and I’m looking forward to being involved in taking Aphex forward into the 21st century.”

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