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Fender Appoints Angress to Senior VP of Global Sales

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• October 6, 2013

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Angress to the position of senior vice president of Global Sales.

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TC Group Appoints Xing Managing Director of Chinese Division

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• October 4, 2013

TC Group has named Owen Xing as managing director of its Chinese division, TC Group China. Owen Xing, 34, has held managing positions in the music and audio industries for more than a decade, which makes him a perfect match for TC Group China that operates out of Beijing in the MI, install, touring, broadcast and production markets. Further, Owen Xing has a background as a guitar player and composer, which also ties in well with the core values of TC Group that is rooted in the passion for sound in all forms.

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Yamaha Promotes Macpherson to GM Pro Audio & Combo

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• October 4, 2013

Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) president Hitoshi Fukutome has announced the appointment of Alan Macpherson to the position of general manager of the company’s Pro Audio & Combo (PAC) Division.

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Samson Names Caputo Head of Sales

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• September 23, 2013

Samson Technologies has appointed Bob Caputo as the company’s new head of sales. Previously at Adam Audio USA in Hicksville, N.Y., Caputo will now spearhead all of Samson’s North American sales efforts.

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Grotrian Appoints Glasgow Director of Sales for North America

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• September 20, 2013

Grotrian Piano Company GmbH of Germany has named Don Glasgow director of sales for North America.

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Yamaha Names Petterson Wind Instrument Marketing Manager

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• September 18, 2013

Yamaha Corporation of America, Band & Orchestral Division, has announced the promotion of Brian Petterson to Wind Instrument marketing manager.

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Shure Adds Trocha to Executive Staff

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• September 11, 2013

Shure Incorporated today announced that Chester Trocha joined the company as its senior vice president of Operations. Chester joins Shure from Zebra Technologies, a manufacturer of thermal printers, where he was vice president of Global Supply Chain for the last seven years.

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MUSIC Group Expands Professional Division Marketing Team

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• September 11, 2013

MUSIC Group has expanded the marketing department for their recently-formed Professional Products Division, with the addition of industry veterans Paul O'Farrell-Stevens and Graeme Taylor.

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Harman Professional Appoints Smith General Manager

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• September 4, 2013
Harman Professional has appointed Timothy (TJ) Smith to lead its Signal Processing Business Unit as general manager. In this role Smith will oversee all aspects of the BSS Audio, dbx, Lexicon Professional and DigiTech brands. He will be based in the company’s Sandy, Utah offices and report directly to John Fitzgerald VP and general manager […] Read More...

Batliner Appointed US Sales Leader for HARMAN’s AKG

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• August 27, 2013

John Batliner has assumed additional responsibility as US AKG Sales Leader in addition to his role as senior director, Sales, Amplifiers BU. In this role, Batliner will be responsible for developing the new US AKG sales structure, driving AKG sales revenue and working closely with channel partners and dealers in the US to ensure the highest level of customer engagement and satisfaction.

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Young Chang Expands Clutter’s Territory

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• August 21, 2013

Young Chang ha announced the expansion of territory for Lori Clutter, YC's northeastern representative. Clutter will now cover the following states: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Washington DC, W. Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa.

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Fishman names Norton Vice President of Retail Sales

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• August 14, 2013

Fishman has appointed Bill Norton as VP of Retail Sales. Formerly a professional musician with an extensive background in global distribution and sales, Norton brings a wealth of experience to his new position. Prior to joining Fishman, Norton spent several years as COO at New Hampshire-based Earthworks Microphones.

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