Elias Arts (NYC) added creative director
/composer/general manager Mike Pandolfo. . .Matt Bush fills in the VP of sales role at Crown Audio (Elkhart, IN)…Zurich, Switzerland-based Barix AG appointed Marcel van der Meijs as VP of sales/marketing…David McCarthy joins Apogee (Santa Monica, CA) as director of sales…Responsible for California and Hawaii sales is Jonathan Peirson, Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems (Buena Park, CA) district manager…Working closely with Sound Devices' (S.F.) engineer department is Paul Isaacs, principal applications engineer… Johnson Knowles is the new field applications engineer at Bosch Communications (Burnsville, MN) and is based out of Dallas…Distribution deals: TransAudio Group (Las Vegas) will distribute Daking (Wilmington, DE) worldwide; Shanghai MYC Technology Company is the exclusive distributor of Meyer Sound (Berkeley, CA) products in mainland China, Hong Kong and Macao; distributing Fairlight (Sydney) gear in Scandinavia is SoundWorks; One Systems (Nashville) will be rep'd in Ottawa, Ontario, Quebec and the Canadian Maritimes by EGLE Marketing (Terrebonne, Quebec); PRECO Inc. (Burbank, CA) will serve Linear Acoustic's (Lancaster, PA) clients on the West Coast; and Symetrix (Mountlake Terrace, WA) named Cadon Technical Sales to handle Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas and Southern Illinois.