By PSW Staff • December 31, 2008 Bill Raimondi Group-Wide Director, Sales U.S. Distribution/Strategic for Harman Professional Harman Professional has announced the promotion of Bill Raimondi from Market Development Manager, Crown Audio to group-wide Director, Sales U.S. Distribution/Strategic accounts. In this new position Raimondi will manage and direct sales of the U.S. distribution channel and strategic account activity for Harman Professional. The announcement was made by Scott Robbins, Harman Professional Vice President of Sales, to whom Raimondi reports. “Bill Raimondi is a proven sales professional with extensive background in consumer and professional audio distribution,” stated Robbins. “In this new roll Bill will be directly supporting our ‘One Harman’ initiative by aligning our business practices in a way that promotes growth, profitability and improved customer service for U.S. dealers and distributors.” Commenting on his appointment, Raimondi said, “As Harman Professional continues to develop a coordinated approach to its sales operations, I am honored and excited to take part in this initiative. I am looking forward to working directly with our key accounts, our sales reps and the sales teams at our brands as we enhance our approach to our sales process. “My goal is to make it easier for our distribution and strategic accounts to use Harman Professional solutions and grow their business with our collection of industry leading brands.” Raimondi joined the Crown marketing group in 2006, contributing to the significant growth that Crown’s commercial product line has enjoyed, particularly with U.S. distributors. Before joining Crown, Raimondi had a proven track record with 20+ years of sales and marketing experience from both the retail and manufacturing perspectives. His experience includes managing direct and independent sales representatives, the development of strategic business plans and sales programs as well as purchasing. For more information: Harman Professional Website Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Tagged with: Business Crown Director Harman Management Manufacturer Professional Sales · 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.