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Buena Park, CA â€“ October 2010â€¦ Hosa Technology, the leading innovator of analog and digital connectivity solutions for the modern musician and audio/video professional, is pleased to announce the promotion of Ben Sweeney to the position of Director of Operations and International Sales. Possessing an extensive background in the music products and consumer electronics industries, including positions as sales and product manager with several prominent companies, Sweeney brings a wealth of experience to his new position at Hosa Technology.
In his new capacity, Sweeney will be charged with overseeing Hosaâ€™s internal systems and processes, which includes maintenance of the companyâ€™s website. He will also serve as the liaison between internal departments and third-party providersâ€”including manufacturerâ€™s representatives. Further, Sweeney will be responsible for implementing data management and warehouse procedures as well as coordinating with the companyâ€™s international distributors in the areas of sales and marketing.
Sweeney possesses an extensive track record in a variety of job capacities that make him well suited for his new responsibilities. A native of Australia, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Film and Media Production from Australiaâ€™s Griffith University and also possesses a retail sales and marketing diploma from Monash University of Victoria, Australia. From 2001 to 2005, he served as National Sales Manager for Intelliware Australia, a distributor of products from Mark of the Unicorn, Sony Media Software, Cakewalk, and Hosa Technology / Zaolla Silverline, among others. From 2005 to 2007, he was the National Retail Sales Manager for Australiaâ€™s Sibelius Software. He moved to the United States and joined Hosa Technology in June of 2007 and has served as the companyâ€™s Operations Manager since November 2007.
â€œIâ€™ve always had a fondness for Hosa and its products,â€? remarked Sweeney, â€œand was delighted to join the company after arriving in the States. With my promotion to Director of Operations and International Sales, I have a tremendous opportunity to help take the company to the next level. Hosa enjoys an enviable reputation in the markets we serve and, with an incredibly diverse product line, I believe there is a wealth of sales and marketing opportunity that remains undiscovered. I am honored to be part of the Hosa team that, collectively, will be charged with broadening the companyâ€™s reach.â€?
â€œWith a skill set that perfectly complements the goals and objectives of our company, Ben brings a proven track record and an inexhaustible level of enthusiasm that, Iâ€™m confident, will be contagious,â€? said Jennifer Paquette, Hosaâ€™s General Manager. â€œIâ€™m delighted to have Ben working with us as we guide Hosa Technology into a new decade.â€?
About Hosa Technology
Headquartered in Buena Park, CA, Hosa Technology, Inc. is the leading supplier of analog and digital connectivity solutions to the musical-instrument and professional-audio industries. Since the company's inception in 1984, Hosa Technology's consumer-driven inventory has expanded to include a full line of audio, video, and computer products. Enthusiasts and professionals alike rely upon Hosa Technology to deliver world-class performance and value both on the stage and in the studio. For more information about Hosa Technology, please visit www.hosatech.com.