EAW has named industry veteran Ken Dewar as its new sales director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The announcement was made by Rusty Waite, EAW vice president of sales.
“Ken’s professionalism and passion for the pro audio industry stood out right from our first encounter and was one of the reasons we decided to bring him on board,” says Waite. “He’s already hit the ground running. Together with our solid sales, support and design team, Ken is sure to go the extra mile for our customers and partners across the region”
As EMEA sales director, Dewar is tasked with increasing sales and distribution throughout the regions. His focus will be on exposing customers and distributors to the variety of loudspeaker solutions EAW offers while developing effective sales strategies to encourage market growth.
“EAW’s reputation for designing and manufacturing the highest quality professional loudspeakers is second to none,” states Dewar. “The potential for sales growth in the EMEA territories is very exciting. We have a fantastic and innovative product roadmap – led by the amazing Anya loudspeakers—which we are rolling out over the next few years. It is a terrific time to be working with this incredible organization.”
Dewar brings to 30 years of international sales experience to the position, gained across EMEA, APAC and America. Prior to joining EAW, he held senior positions at Zildjian, Soundscape, Korg, Avid, M-Audio and InMusic.
“The quality of the people at EAW and their determination to take the brand to new heights is impressive,” Dewar concludes. “I’m looking forward to adding greatly to their efforts.”