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Paul Furtkamp
Paul Furtkamp

Yamaha Announces Staff Promotions

Debi Moen
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BUENA PARK, CA—Yamaha Corporation of America, Professional Audio Division has promoted three staffers to new positions. Paul Furtkamp (pictured here), a national sales manager, is now director of commercial audio sales; and Jonathan Peirson and Doug Staab have been promoted from district manager to regional management roles.

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Adamson's new manager of the APAC region, James Ritter (left) and David Dohrmann, technical director, Asia Pacific.

Ritter Joins Adamson for APAC Region

Debi Moen
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MELBOURNE -- Adamson Systems Engineering has expanded their APAC team with the addition of James Ritter, who will serve as sales manager for the region. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Ritter will continue building relationships and brand perception in the APAC region.

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Andrew Werdean

Dynaudio Appoints Andrew Werdean VP Sales for North America

Debi Moen
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GLENVIEW, IL — Danish loudspeaker specialist Dynaudio has appointed Andrew Werdean as vice president of sales for North America. Werdean will lead the sales effort - in addition to supporting marketing and product management - with a focus on growing Dynaudio’s integration business. He previously served as Western U.S. sales manager for control system manufacturer Remote Technologies, Inc. (RTI).

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Hust's facility in Croatia.

Community Partners with Hust for Croatia Distributorship

Debi Moen
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ZAGREB, Croatia - Community Professional Loudspeakers has appointed Hust d.o.o. as its distributor for Croatia. Founded in 1994 in Zagreb, Hust is one of the leading Croatian distributors and manufacturers of professional audio, electronics and control systems. Brands distributed by Hust include Biamp, TOA, Apart, Univox and Screenline.

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AVC's Anton Motuzny, business development director, and Eugene Vertyachikh, chief technical specialist.

Community Appoints AVC As Russian Distributor

Debi Moen
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MOSCOW - Community Professional Loudspeakers has appointed AVC LLC as its distributor for Russia, to operate in parallel with its long-time distributor Arsenal Music. AVC, established in 1994, is focused on supplying and supporting projects with distributed background and foreground music, as well as announcement systems including PAVA (EVAC).

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The company is starting with Cyclone cases for its own products and plans to expand into a broader array of case designs.

Whirlwind Launches Cyclone Line of Road Cases

Frank Hammel
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ROCHESTER, NY — Whirlwind is venturing into the case-building business. The company is starting with cases for its own products and plans to expand into a broader array of case designs. Marketed under the Cyclone brand, the cases feature Colson casters, flush mounted MOL latches and Marine grade HDPE panels. Add a comment

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Jamie Griffin Joins Shure Executive Staff

Jamie Griffin Joins Shure Executive Staff

George Petersen
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NILES, IL — Shure Incorporated announced that Jamie Griffin has joined the company as its VP of operations. Griffin comes to Shure from Lenovo, where he was director of operations, in its Global Supply Chain organization. Before joining Lenovo, Jamie worked at Pentamaster, a material handling and automation solutions provider, launching and managing three sales and service operations in Europe and the U.S. Previously, he spent ten years at Dell Computer, holding senior positions in Operations and Engineering. He designed and launched all of Dell’s manufacturing facilities in China, Malaysia, and Brazil.

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QSC's Frank West.

QSC Appoints New Senior Director Systems Sales, Americas

Debi Moen
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COSTA MESA CA (June 6, 2016) – QSC, LLC, has promoted Frank West to Sr. Director of Systems Sales, Americas. In this newly created role, Frank will oversee all regions of the Americas (United States, Canada, and Latin America) and will be based at the QSC World Headquarters in Costa Mesa, CA. He will play a critical role in continuing the growth of the Systems business.

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rank Loyko Joins VUE To Oversee Global Distribution

Frank Loyko Joins VUE To Oversee Global Distribution

George Petersen
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ESCONDIDO, CA — VUE Audiotechnik announces the addition of Frank Loyko to the position of vice president global sales where he will oversee all of the company’s global sales and distribution activities and initiatives. Widely considered one of the industry's sharpest minds in the fields of international distribution, marketing and product development, the Seattle-based Loyko brings 36 years of executive experience building sales networks at professional audio companies including EAW, RCF, Avid Technology and the TC Group.

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