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Daniel Bakies Joins Riedel as Project Manager for U.S. System Consulting Team

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  • On the Move
• June 25, 2019
BURBANK, CA – Riedel Communications named Daniel Bakies project manager for the company’s U.S. system consulting team. In this newly created position, Bakies will work to ensure the smooth rollout of large-scale, multifaceted projects based on Riedel’s line of real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks. Bakies reports to Rick Seegull, manager, system consulting, for […] Read More...

Ampco Flashlight and Outline Newton Team Up in Benelux

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• June 24, 2019
UTRECHT, The Netherlands – Utrecht-based Ampco Flashlight Sales has become a distributor for Outline Newton in The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg. Pictured here is Ampco Flashlight sales specialist Martin van Kouwen with a Newton unit in Rotterdam’s The Kuip stadium. The 50,000-seat venue, home to the Feyenoord soccer team, has also hosted concerts for top […] Read More...
Audix Director of Sales Gene Houck To Retire

Audix Director of Sales Gene Houck To Retire

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  • On the Move
• June 24, 2019
WILSONVILLE, OR - Audix announced that its director of sales, Gene Houck, will retire at the end of June. Houck joined Audix in 2000, initially boosting retail and pro audio sales and later playing a crucial role in developing the house of worship market. Formerly a worship leader himself, as well as a respected professional vocalist and bass player, he was able to quickly establish inroads, building relationships with H.O.W. contractors and working with Christian artists such as Casting Crowns, Phil Keaggy and Lincoln Brewster. Read More...

Apex Strengthens U.S. Presence with Appointment of Ineke Priepot

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• June 20, 2019
NASHVILLE – Belgian pro audio manufacturer, Apex Audio, has reinforced its US operations with the appointment of experienced industry professional, Ineke Priepot. More details from Apex Audio (www.apex-audio.eu): Based in Nashville, TN, Ms. Priepot’s role is sales and business development with the aim of setting up and running a dealer/rep network across the US. Ms. […] Read More...

Professional Wireless Systems Names Lucas Lewis National Rental Manager

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  • On the Move
• June 19, 2019
ORLANDO – Professional Wireless Systems has expanded their rental program with the addition of Lucas Lewis, national rental manager. Jim Van Winkle, general manager, made the announcement. More details from Professional Wireless (www.professionalwireless.com): “Our organization continues to expand,” explains Van Winkle. “We have always had a national rental presence but have lacked a specific point […] Read More...

Solotech Names Peter Woods Director of Operations for Systems Integration Division’s Toronto Office

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  • On the Move
• June 18, 2019
TORONTO – Philip Giffard, president of Solotech’s Sales and Systems Integration Division, announced the appointment of Peter Woods as director of operations for the division’s Toronto office, effective July 2, 2019. More details from Solotech (www.solotech.com): Reporting directly to Giffard, Woods will be responsible for the planning, enhancement and management of operations, thereby ensuring the […] Read More...

DirectOut Adds Benno Sonder to Sales Support Team

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  • On the Move
• June 15, 2019
MITTWEIDA, Germany – DirectOut Technologies has expanded its Sales Support team with the appointment of Benno Sonder. He will serve as Sales Support Engineer for the German pro audio and broadcast equipment manufacturer, taking on technical support of DirectOut clients. More details from DirectOut (www.directout.eu): Sonder brings 25 years of experience in television broadcasting to […] Read More...

Solotech Acquires J Sound Services (JSS)

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• June 15, 2019
MONTREAL and NASHVILLE - Solotech has acquired the assets of Nashville-based J Sound Services (JSS), a design-build company that provides integration and sales of acoustics, professional audio, video and lighting systems. Martin Tremblay, President and CEO of Groupe Solotech Inc., made the announcement. Pictured here, from left, are Larry Bicknell, Arlene Spence, Jason Spence, Paul Owen and Philip Giffard. Read More...

Garrison Parkin Joins Renkus-Heinz

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  • On the Move
• June 14, 2019
ORANGE COUNTY, CA – Renkus-Heinz named Garrison Parkin sales director for Southern California, Southern Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and El Paso, TX. More details from Renkus-Heinz (www.renkus-heinz.com): A 30-year pro AV industry veteran, Parkin has worked in nearly every facet of the industry. He got his start in rentals and staging at McCune Sound in […] Read More...

Celestion Names Sensey Electronics Distribution Partner in Mexico

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• June 14, 2019
IPSWICH, UK – Celestion named Sensey Electronics as its distribution partner in Mexico. Pictured here, from left, are Stephen Frith, Celestion Business Development Manager and Alberto Toledano, CEO Sensey Electronics. More details from Celestion (www.celestion.com): The entire range of Celestion Pro Audio and MI products will be represented by Sensey in the region, including the […] Read More...

Martin Audio Names Lima Product Support Specialist

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  • On the Move
• June 14, 2019
GLENDALE, CA – Martin Audio North America has appointed Joe Lima as Product Support Specialist. More details from Martin Audio (www.martin-audio.com): Bolstering Martin Audio North America’s Product Support Group, Joe will support sales by providing technical support services and training in the US and Canada to the sales team, distributors and dealers. He will also […] Read More...
Christine Latour

Solotech Named Christine Latour VP of Marketing and Communications

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  • On the Move
• June 7, 2019
MONTREAL – Christine Latour has been appointed as Solotech’s Vice-President, Marketing and Communications as of May 30, 2019. More details from Solotech (www.solotech.com): Martin Tremblay, President and CEO of Solotech, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christine Latour as Vice-President, Marketing and Communications, effective May 30. Joining the executive team, Ms. Latour will continue […] Read More...
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