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Articles Tagged Business

  • Monday, April 01, 2013
    PSW Staff 04/01/13 10:57 AM,
    Harman Professional has appointed Henry Goldansky to the position of director of engineering, Loudspeaker SBU (stategic business unit). He will report to Bryan Bradley, VP and GM of Harman Professional’s Loudspeaker SBU. Goldansky started his career in 1986 as a transducer engineer, designing loudspeakers for Cerwin-Vega in Simi Valley, CA. Having previously worked as general manager of design engineering for Pioneer Speakers in San Diego, Goldansky joined Harman in 2007 as a senior engineering manager at JBL Professional. Goldansky holds… View this story
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  • Thursday, March 28, 2013
    harman professional
    PSW Staff 03/28/13 05:07 PM,
    Harman Professional has named pro audio industry veteran Kent Iverson as director of marketing and product development. He is responsible for all product management and marketing and reports directly to AKG general manager Jürgen Bopst. “Kent Iverson is a creative, dynamic leader who will bring new energy and market focus to our product development and marketing programs,” Bopst notes.” Kent’s experience as a customer, competitor and industry participant will lend depth and purpose to our programs and I look forward… View this story
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  • Wednesday, March 27, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/27/13 02:53 PM,
    Shure is offering spring rebates of up to $60 back on select Beta microphones. Customers who purchase the microphones between April 1, 2013 and June 30, 2013, are eligible for the rebate. Also included in the promotion is Shure’s DMK 57-52 universal drum microphone kit, which comes with three SM57 instrument microphones, and one Beta 52A kick drum microphone. All claims must be postmarked by July 31, 2013, and received no later than August 15, 2013. Beta microphones come in… View this story
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  • mackie
    PSW Staff 03/27/13 02:10 PM,
    LOUD Technologies and Mega Audio GmbH have announced a distribution agreement, with Mega serving as the distributor for the Mackie and Ampeg brands in Germany. “We are very excited to partner with Mega Audio,” states Tony Williams, director of sales, EMEA. “This agreement will support expanding Ampeg and Mackie sales and ensure that our level of customer service keeps pace with our growth in Germany. “Dealers will benefit from this partnership with local stock availability, as well as excellent in-market… View this story
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  • eaw
    PSW Staff 03/27/13 12:23 PM,
    SFM, the exclusive distributor for EAW in Canada, has officially launched the Canadian EAW Touring Systems (CETS) network website. CETS is a program with exclusive membership with a mission to unite the members of the Canadian EAW touring systems community, to promote an open line of communication between these professionals, and to form a comprehensive national registry of EAW touring systems in Canada. This new website lists CETS members nationwide and also offers • An interactive map showing the location… View this story
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  • vintage king
    PSW Staff 03/27/13 12:10 PM,
    Vintage King Audio has named industry veterans Kurt Howell and Chad Evans to head it’s new Nashville sales office. Howell has worked on every side of the music business, bringing to Vintage King more than 30 years of diverse experience and a lifetime of creative passion. His career began in A&R at CBS Records in Nashville, after studying voice, composition and arranging at Nashville’s Belmont University. Howell has made forays into other arenas, as well, spending time in the studio… View this story
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  • Tuesday, March 26, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/26/13 04:03 PM,
    Record Plant Recording Studios has announced that Jason Carson has been named vice president/general manager. The announcement was made by Rose Mann-Cherney, Record Plant Recording Studios president. In his new position, Carson will work closely with Mann-Cherney and CEO Rick Stevens in continuing to implement the strategic business plan that has made the Record Plant a legendary part of the history of the modern music industry. Additionally, Carson will continue tending to his responsibilities for all aspects of the Record… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsAVBusinessStudio

  • Friday, March 22, 2013
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    PSW Staff 03/22/13 07:45 AM,
    Guitar Center has announced the appointment of Mike Pratt as its new chief executive officer, effective April 1, 2013. He also joins the company’s board of directors. Pratt succeeds Marty Hanaka, the company’s interim CEO, who will remain on the board and assist in the transition. Since 2008, Pratt has served as president and chief operating officer of leading Canadian consumer electronics retailers Best Buy Canada and Future Shop. He began his career more than 20 years ago with Future… View this story
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  • live sound business
    John Stiernberg 03/22/13 06:27 AM,
    Each audio person has a unique set of experience, education, aspirations, and motivations, different from everyone else. Consequently, each of us is likely to answer the “why” question a little differently than the next person. What makes us tick? What motivates us? How does the answer to the question “Why am I in the audio business?” relate to my career and business plan? Let’s explore the issue of defining your audio business mission, vision, and values. Five Motivations Whether full… View this story
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  • Wednesday, March 20, 2013
    PSW Staff 03/20/13 10:43 AM,
    Aviom, manufacturer of the iconic A-16II Personal Mixer and industry leader in personal mixing, recently announced the addition of its next generation personal mixer, the A360 Personal Mixer. Coinciding with this product introduction, the company has launched a new website. The new site not only supports the addition of the A360 Personal Mixer to the product line but also provides improved navigation and a focused application approach to educating visitors about Aviom’s products. “While Aviom is the industry standard in… View this story
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