BUENA PARK, Calif.(October 10, 2018)—The Yamaha Professional Audio division (PAD) has announced the appointment of Steve Mate to the position of district manager for Commercial Audio and NEXO sales. He will cover northern/central CA, AZ, NV, OR and UT as part of the continued expansion of the Yamaha Commercial Audio sales team.
“We are very pleased to have someone of Steve’s capabilities and experience join our industry leading sales team,” states Paul Furtkamp, director of sales, Yamaha Commercial Audio and NEXO.
Before joining Yamaha, Mate held sales management, product development and product management positions at Bogen/Apogee, TOA, and Genesis Integration. Mate has also earned accreditation as a NICET Certified Engineering Technologist (CT) and holds Audinate Dante Level 3 certification.
In his new position as district manager, Mate will report to Jon Peirson, regional sales manager, Yamaha Commercial Audio and NEXO. “Steve’s strength and experience in the Commercial Audio and high-end loudspeaker markets will be of great benefit to the company as we continue to grow these very important segments,” adds Peirson.
Mate resides in Pacifica, California.