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Earthworks Names Craig Breckenridge Product Specialist

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• August 13, 2011
MILFORD, NH - Earthworks, Inc. named Craig Breckenridge product specialist. Breckenridge will be tasked with overseeing training and product demonstrations of the Earthworks product line. He will also interface with dealers and the company's independent rep base throughout the U.S. to assist in the sales expansion into new market segments, and will be involved in the development of new products.
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Midas and Klark Teknik Announce Changes to North American Distribution

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• August 12, 2011
WOODLAND HILLS, CA - Midas and Klark Teknik announced changes to their North American distribution, with Midas Consoles North America now serving as a wholly-owned business unit of the Music Group, which owns the Midas and Klark Teknik brands.
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Blue Microphones Names Michael Huckler VP of Worldwide Sales – Pro Division

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• August 12, 2011
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA - Blue Microphones named Michael "Hucky" Huckler vice president of Worldwide Sales - Pro Division. Huckler has more than 20 years experience in both international sales and global distribution strategies working on behalf of Avid, M-Audio/Midiman and AT&T.
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Mick Butler Joins RCF’s U.K. Sales Operation

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• August 10, 2011
Mick Butler, recently hired for RCF's UK sales operation, rejoins former colleagues Phil Price and Dean Davoile. Butler is promoting the company's Touring & Theatre (TT+) products and serves as regional sales manager covering Scotland and northern England.
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Radial Engineering Names David “Shuu” Guidish Territory Manager

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• August 9, 2011
PORT COQUITLAM, BC - Radial Engineering named David "Shuu" Guidish as its new territory manager for central North America. Guidish has a background in sales and also in direct industry experience. Among other posts, he has served as the backline crew chief for Nickelback.
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Audinate Elects David Krall Chairman of the Board

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• August 9, 2011
SYDNEY, Australia - Audinate Pty Ltd elected David Krall, who joined the company's board of directors earlier this year, as chairman of the board. Krall has 20 years experience building technology businesses, most recently as president and COO of Roku, a provider of streaming entertainment devices for TV.
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Bruno Hochstrasser Named GM for Harman’s Studer

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• August 9, 2011
POTTERS BAR, U.K. - Bruno Hochstrasser has returned from semi-retirement and will serve as general manager for Harman's Studer. He reports to Andy Trott (VP and general manager, Mixing and Microphones & Headphones).
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Wenger Acquires J.R. Clancy, Penn-Elcom Acquires CLD Distribution

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• August 9, 2011
OWATONNA, MN and WASHINGTON, U.K. - Wenger Corporation is acquiring J.R. Clancy, and Penn-Elcom is acquiring CLD Distribution. The acquiring companies in both cases are keeping the leadership and brands of the companies they are acquiring intact. Rigging company J.R. Clancy will still be based in Syracuse, NY, led by Bob Theis and Mike Murphy.  CLD Distribution will be integrated within Penn Elcom, but will continue with its own operation, identity and trading contacts under the Penn Elcom umbrella, with founder Nigel Howes and Sandra Connolly still on board. Read More...

Wenger Corporation Acquires J.R. Clancy

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• August 9, 2011
OWATONNA, MN - Wenger Corporation signed an agreement to acquire theatrical rigging company, J. R. Clancy, Inc. The two companies plan to operate as complementary businesses. J.R. Clancy, led by Bob Theis and Mike Murphy, will remain J.R. Clancy. Wenger, led by Bill Beer, will remain Wenger. The headquarters of J.R. Clancy will remain in Syracuse and the headquarters for Wenger will remain in Owatonna. Both companies anticipated synergies including enhanced product development, buying power and best practices.
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Penn-Elcom Acquires and Integrates CLD Distribution

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• August 6, 2011
WASHINGTON, U.K. - Penn Elcom, a manufacturer of flightcase and a speaker solutions specialist, has acquired CLD Distribution, whose business focuses on cables, connectors, lamps and LED lightsources. Although CLD has been integrated within Penn Elcom, CLD will continue with its own operation, identity and trading contacts, but under the Penn-Elcom umbrella.
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Midas Names Boomerang New Distributor for Portugal

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• August 2, 2011
LISBON, Portugal - Midas named Boomerang as its new distributor for Portugal. The newly-formed company was founded by Carlos Cunha, formerly a director of Midas' previous distributor Electrosound. Cunha has more than 30 years experience in pro audio.
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EAW Names John Speck Marketing Director

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• August 2, 2011
WHITINSVILLE, MA - EAW named John Speck marketing director. Speck has a long history with the company, having served on the marketing team from 1995-2000 and as an outside consultant in the years since. Jeff Rocha, EAW President, announced his return.
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