Harman Professional has named Bryan Bradley as vice president, general manager of its Loudspeaker Business Unit, where he is responsible for all aspects of JBL Professional operations and continued development.
Reporting directly to Harman Pro president Blake Augsburger. Bradley is based at the company’s Northridge, CA headquarters.
Augsburger states: “I am pleased to have an individual of Bryan Bradley’s caliber join our executive team and I am confident that his skills and leadership will make our Loudspeaker Business Unit more efficient with a unique capacity to provide customers in all geographic and vertical markets with high-performing, innovative technologies that address their needs and opportunities.
“Bryan’s experience in the retail market will also provide Harman Professional with valuable perspective in development of programs and marketing and I look forward to working with him to improve our approach and advance our business.”
Bradley joins Harman Pro after having served as COO of Alfred Music since February 2009. While there, he helped optimize the company’s operations including artist relations, business affairs, business development, marketing and sales. He also led third-party initiatives including those with Pearson Publishing, Amazon
Kindle and Apple iPad.
Prior to joining Alfred, Bradley worked for music retailer Guitar Center for eight years, during which he held various positions including overseeing pro
audio/recording merchandise, Guitar Center Professional marketing and product marketing. He holds a BA from Colorado State University and an MBA from California Lutheran University.
“I am very pleased to join Harman Professional and to lead the Loudspeaker Business Unit,” Bradley notes. “The unique coupling of strong brands, excellent engineering and great people is very attractive to me and I look forward to adding value wherever possible. I am eager to work with the Harman Professional leadership team and our customers and channel partners to advance great audio and these great brands.”