By PSW Staff • February 12, 2014 New D.A.S. Audio of America team members (left to right) Robert Almodovar, Darrin Young, and Javier Cabal. D.A.S. Audio of America has announced the addition of three new personnel appointments with the recent hiring of Robert Almodovar, Javier Cabal, and Darrin Young. Following the expansion into new corporate headquarters, these three new appointments bring added sales and support capabilities to the U.S. operation. All three new appointments are based in the Miami office. Almodovar is serving as applications engineer. He’s a graduate of Full Sail and Interamerican Universities where he studied music performance, electronic music, recording, and post production, and also served as a recording engineer, nominated for a Latin Grammy Award for his work on the Shakira and Beyonce remix of Bello Embustero. Almodovar has also worked as a FOH engineer for numerous high-profile festivals. In his new position with D.A.S. Audio, Almodovar will be responsible for on-site and remote systems configuration, along with technical support and training for applications such as AFMG EASE and Rational Acoustics Smaart. “I’m pleased to be joining D.A.S.,” says Almodovar. “It’s recognized the world over as a leading company in loudspeakers for sound reinforcement and I feel this is a terrific opportunity to use my skills while furthering D.A.S. Audio’s position in the marketplace.” Cabal is overseeing the company’s involvement in the MI/retail sales sector. With the title of sales manager for MI accounts, his background includes pro audio sales positions with Sam Ash Music, MARS Music, and Space Music. He also worked as a sales trainer and equipment rental agent. Additionally, Cabal served as a regional manager for Meyer Marketing of West Palm Beach, FL, where he was responsible for numerous sales and training initiatives. Young is the new business development manager for MI/retail. His background includes positions with the Stanton Group as market and product specialist/product manager as well as manager of sales and training for the organization. With D.A.S. Audio, he will focus on large accounts and restructure the company’s sales and MAP policies. Jaime Villegas, general manager of D.A.S. Audio of America, states, “D.A.S. has been very fortunate to experience substantial growth throughout the Americas and all of us—here and at the home office in Valencia—welcome Robert, Javier, and Darrin. I’m confident these gentlemen will be a valuable addition to the company and will help us better service the MI market and provide improved applications support to new and existing customers.” D.A.S. Audio Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Tagged with: Business DAS Audio Engineer Loudspeakers Management Manufacturer Personnel Support · all topics Subscribe to Live Sound International Subscribe to Live Sound International magazine. Stay up-to-date, get the latest pro audio news, products and resources each month with Live Sound.