Genelec Inc., U.S. distributor (based in Natick, Mass.) of Genelec Active Monitoring Systems, announces the appointment of industry veteran John Conard (pictured) to the position of National Sales Manager, Professional Products. Genelec Managing Director Lisa Kaufmann made the announcement. In this new position, Conard will manage Genelec’s pro audio sales force in the U.S. and implement dealer sales and support programs for the full line of Genelec stereo and multichannel applications.
A longtime industry veteran of the professional audio industry prior to joining Genelec, Conard held sales and/or management positions at Yamaha Commercial Audio and Westlake Audio, and was most recently Territory Manager for Bose Corporation.
Conard notes, “I have been an ardent Genelec fan for many years. When I served as sales manager at Westlake Audio, we were one of the largest Genelec retailers. I am very excited about the product line, and thrilled to be on board.”
Commenting on the new appointment, Kaufmann states, “We are very fortunate to have John as part of the Genelec team. He is passionate about audio and has extensive experience in sales management. I am confident that he will greatly contribute to the success and continuing expansion of Genelec in the U.S.”
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