Martin Professional, Inc. has announced that long-time industry professional Grif Palmer has joined the company as Business Area Manager, Rental – US.
Palmer brings to Martin a wealth of knowledge and industry experience, having worked as VP of sales for High End Systems, regional sales manager for Barco, and most recently as VP of sales for LED Source. His roots in the industry stretch back to 1985 when he founded Core Systems, and he has amassed an abundance of key contacts since.
Brian Friborg, president of Martin US, states, “Grif’s hiring is a real coup for us. His deep roots and distinguished experience in the industry will be invaluable in developing new contacts and strengthening existing relationships with rental customers and LDs across the country.”
Palmer will be working out of the Sunrise, FL headquarters of Martin US, and will also oversee the day-to-day sales management of Martin’s rental sales force.
“I’m very excited to be joining the Martin team for this new chapter partnered with Harman,” Palmer says. “Our lighting and video technology is still leading the way and it will be especially gratifying to get to work with many of the most creative people in the industry - many of whom I call friends.”