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Fishman Expands Capabilities Of Engineering & Product Development

Andover, MA––Fishman announced three exceptional new hires in the company’s ongoing effort to both expand and further improve its product development and engineering groups.

David Bensheimer, who has worked as a mechanical design engineer in consumer electronics, telecom, aerospace and medical devices, has been appointed as Senior Mechanical Engineer. A graduate of the New Jersey Institute of Technology with a B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering, David worked for IBM, Membrex and S&H Precision Manufacturing as a mechanical engineer manager and senior mechanical engineer. Prior to joining Fishman, David had his own successful engineering consultancy designing products and equipment for customers such as Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of New Hampshire.

Named as Senior Electrical Engineer, Jim Albert worked in the Audio industry as an electrical engineer designing musical instrument amplifiers and consumer electronic audio systems. A graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Jim spent almost 14 years at Peavey Electronics where he worked on the company’s first digital synthesizer and their bass amplifiers. He also worked at Altec Lansing as a sustaining engineer and electrical department manager where he developed audio products such as the highly successful “InMotion,” the first iPod audio accessory of its kind. He later joined Hanser Music Group’s Kustom Amplification design where he excelled at musical instrument amplifier design.

Named to the position of Jr. Mechanical Engineer, Deb Furman is a recent graduate of Northeastern University with a B.S. in mechanical engineering. Prior to her graduation, Deb interned at a small design consultancy that led to her current position. She looks forward to developing her career in product development and audio at Fishman.

Commenting on the new hires, Fishman Chief Operating Officer Jason Cambra said, “As Fishman continues to grow, it’s become necessary to add to our expertise with the best talent available. I’m confident that these new hires will bring new ideas and the type of critical thinking that Fishman needs.”

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