Industry News, June 2010

Read Mix June 2010 Coverage on New Hires, Promotions, Distribution Deals in Pro Audio

Kio Novina

Roland (L.A.) executive management changes: Dennis Houlihan, chairman of Roland Corp.; Chris Bristol, president/CEO; Paul Youngblood, VP of Boss and guitar products; and Brian Alli, VP of sales…Kio Novina is 615 Music’s (Nashville) director of licensing…New operations manager at Northern Sound & Light (Pittsburgh) is Amy Parks…New to iZotope (Boston) is Alex Westner, business development manager…Derrick Pierce joins Renkus-Heinz’s (Foothill Ranch, CA) engineering staff…New sales manager for Germany and Austria at L-Acoustics (Marcoussis, France) is Thomas AdtDiGiCo (Surrey, England) bolsters its UK sales team with James LawfordRycote’s (Stroud, UK) new sales and marketing manager is Stefano Pucello…New distribution deals: NEXO (Buena Park, CA) taps Eakins Bernstein & Associates (Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska and Southern Illinois) and Pros Inc. (Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska); RØDE (Silverwater, Australia) will distribute Vicoustic’s (Portugal) products in Australia and the U.S.; dBTechnologies (Schlieren, Italy) names MGM Audio AG in Switzerland; and EAW (Whitinsville, MA) gear will be rep’d in Germany by TRIUS Vertrieb GmbH & Co.