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  • Galaxy Audio Welcomes Pennington

    Christian Wissmuller | People | July 7, 2014

    Matthew Pennington brings more than 20 years of marketing and business experience to the Galaxy Audio team. For the last 13 years Matthew served as an advisor, sales and marketing leader in a financial company and has an extensive background in business services. Pennington holds Master of Business Administration from The Wichita State University.  He is also very involved in the local Wichita community.

  • Hal Leonard Names Nix New Shawnee Church Choral Consulting Editor

    Christian Wissmuller | People | June 29, 2014

    Hal Leonard Corporation and Shawnee Press have announced that Brad Nix will become the consulting editor for Shawnee church choral publications. He will facilitate the editorial process for new sacred releases and assist in the production and promotion of the Shawnee catalog of brands.

  • GC Names Hinz VP of Brand Experience and Entertainment Marketing

    Christian Wissmuller | People | June 16, 2014

    Guitar Center, Inc. (GCI) has promoted Dustin Hinz to vice president of brand experience and entertainment marketing.

  • Harman Professional Names Tarkiainen Vice President, Global Marketing

    Christian Wissmuller | People | June 16, 2014

    Harman Professional has appointed Erik Tarkiainen as vice president of Global Marketing and in doing so signaled its intent to advance its branding and communications with stronger understanding and engagement among partners and customers worldwide. 

  • Neutrik Names Kuklinski Applications Manager

    Christian Wissmuller | People | June 16, 2014

    Neutrik USA hsd announced the appointment of David Kuklinski to the position of applications manager.  He will focus on the broadcast market and new solutions offered by Neutrik and their channel partners. Kuklinski will be based out of Neutrik USA’s Charlotte, N.C. offices.  He started on June 2, 2014.

  • Hagan to Head Zildjian Artist Relations Worldwide

    Christian Wissmuller | People | June 8, 2014

    The Zildjian Company has announced that Sarah Hagan has been promoted to director of artist relations-worldwide, effective immediately.  Sarah assumes responsibility for planning and executing Zildjian’s global Artist Relations Program, based out of its headquarters in Norwell, Massachusetts.  Sarah will lead the AR team, continuing to build upon Zildjian’s long history of helping artists find their unique sound.  

  • Three Key Appointments at Roland

    Christian Wissmuller | People | June 1, 2014

    Roland Corporation U.S. announces the appointments of Brandon Ryan as product and artist relations manager – dance, DJ and media production, Peter Brown as product specialist – dance and DJ, and Casey Bishop as AIRA artist and customer relations. These three newly created positions will help Roland grow and support the expanding AIRA product line and customers in the dance and DJ segment.

  • TC Group Appoints Glinvad as Managing Director of TC Group China

    Christian Wissmuller | People | May 26, 2014

    Originally from Denmark, Peter Glinvad has been working in China for 12 years. His in-depth knowledge of the Chinese culture and fluency in the language present distinct upside for TC Group China in his new position as managing director.

  • Fender Promotes McDonald to Executive VP

    Christian Wissmuller | People | May 20, 2014

    Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) has promoted industry veteran Richard McDonald to executive vice president, Fender Brand. The move represents a larger strategic shift that aims to improve alignment and better unifies all aspects of the Fender brand under one executive. McDonald’s responsibility now expands beyond Fender electric guitars, amplifiers and pro audio equipment, to also include Fender acoustic products and Fender accessories, allowing the brand to be optimized for growth.

  • TMP Fills Key Roles

    Christian Wissmuller | People | May 14, 2014

    The Music People, Inc. (TMP), parent company for the On-Stage family of brands and TMP Pro Distribution, announces that it has recently filled two key roles, bringing on Samantha Pink as director of operations and Allison Honeyman as strategic accounts manager.

    Samantha Pink joins TMP after a 14-year career with Full Compass, where she served as vice president of Procurement, Product Management and Merchandising. Pink managed a line card of over 800 brands and was instrumental in developing long-lasting vendor relationships. Prior to her work at Full Compass, Pink worked for apparel company, Land’s End.  She wore many hats during her 11-year employment there, including warehouse management, operations management, inventory management and sales management.

  • LPD Music Names Wicks National Sales Manager

    Christian Wissmuller | People | May 5, 2014

    LPD Music has announced Steve Wicks as their National Sales Manager.

    As a seasoned veteran in the music industry for almost 40 years, Wicks has worked with various companies prior to joining LPD, such as Korg, Gibson, Peavey, and Fender Musical Instruments.

  • Cusimano Appointed as Sr. Manager, Artist Relations by Korg USA

    Christian Wissmuller | People | May 4, 2014

    Korg USA, exclusive U.S. distributor of Korg, VOX, Ashdown, Blackstar, Lâg, Sakae and HK Audio products, has announced the expansion of its artist relations team, reflecting the company’s dedication to offering top-notch service to its family of artists, while also furthering brand awareness amongst musicians in the U.S.

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