LINEAR ACOUSTIC WELCOMES INDUSTRY VETERAN ED SIMEONE AS VICE PRESIDENT OF U.S. SALES - Mixonline

LINEAR ACOUSTIC WELCOMES INDUSTRY VETERAN ED SIMEONE AS VICE PRESIDENT OF U.S. SALES

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LANCASTER, PA. – Linear Acoustic, the leading authority in loudness control solutions for digital television, is pleased to announce that Ed Simeone is joining the company as vice president of U.S. sales. A highly regarded professional across the broadcast and pro A/V industries, Simeone joins Linear Acoustic to lead sales and support nationwide, optimize sales channels and continue growth across all domestic markets.

“Ed’s reputation in the industry as a consummate professional and authority on audio issues in the broadcast, live and pro A/V sectors precedes him,� says Tim Carroll, president and founder of Linear Acoustic. “I have admired Ed’s work in the industry and his in-depth experience will be an invaluable asset for our company and our customers. It is an honor to welcome him to our team.�

“As we continue to aggressively grow our customer base all over the

world, Ed will provide our customers with unmatched support,� says Christina Carroll, vice president of global sales and marketing. “We have quickly established Linear Acoustic as a market leader, and Ed’s expertise will solidify our growth in the U.S. as we expand our customer base and foster new relationships.�

Simeone comes to Linear Acoustic after serving as founder, CEO, and later Chairman of TCUS, the North American distributor for TC Electronic A/S, a Danish developer and manufacturer of first class audio products for the broadcast, live and pro A/V markets. He had previously worked alongside Motown Recording artist Michael McDonald for 18 years, and has also worked for other high-profile artists including Toto, James Taylor and Journey.

“Excellent customer support can mean everything to a user, and my goal is to provide all current and future Linear Acoustic customers with service that is second to none,� says Simeone. “I am thrilled to work with Linear Acoustic to continue to build upon its already strong foundation in the North American market, re-affirming its dealer network and cementing its relationships with major customers.�

About Linear Acoustic:
Linear Acoustic is the leading authority in multichannel loudness control, upmixing, and distribution solutions for digital television. The company designs and manufactures the AERO™ range of audio processing solutions, e2™ (e-squared) multichannel audio backhaul and distribution, and MetaMAX™ metadata processing products and licenses key technologies to OEM partners. The company is actively involved in standards and practices creation within the ATSC and other international standards groups, is a member of the AES and IEEE, is a sustaining member of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), and is a premier member of the Sports Video Group. Linear Acoustic is also proud to have provided its UPMAX:neo™ 5.1-channel upmixer and technical services for NBC’s coverage of the 2008 Beijing Summer Games. Linear Acoustic is a member of the Telos group of companies along with Omnia and Axia. More information about Linear Acoustic is available at www.linearacoustic.com.

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