Bosch Security Systems has announced the appointment of Sean Shallenberger as its Director of Sales, Communications – South.
He will report to Daniel Nix, Vice President, Sales – South in his new position, and will be responsible for sales and distribution of Bosch (Public Address and Conferencing), Electro-Voice, RTS and Telex pro audio products in the southern U.S.
Based in Arlington, Texas, Shallenberger will manage the independent sales reps, regional account managers and inside sales reps for the region.He brings substantial industry experience to his new position.
After five years with Jam Music and Sound (Arlington, TX), Shallenberger moved to large regional distributors Professional Audio Supply, where he transitioned from inside sales manager to general manager in just two years. He oversaw considerable expansion during his tenure as general manager at PAS, including the opening of MI and lighting divisions which contributed to sales growth from $7M to $16M.
From there Shallenberger joined Dallas-area manufacturer’s representatives Marketing Concepts, where he worked with some of the pro audio industry’s top brands for 11 years.
Shallenberger states, “It’s a company that has a tremendous amount of respect within the industry, and we’re headed in some very exciting directions in terms of innovative technology and customer-driven, cross-brand system solutions. All our brands are very well respected in their own right, and to have them work together is a powerful thing.”
“I was thrilled to join the company for another good reason: to join forces with some of the industry’s best, most knowledgeable people,” he adds. “Over the years I’ve got to know pros like Paul Carelli, Harry Klane, Johnson Knowles, Dan Nix and Michael Tremain, and to be working alongside that level of talent under the Bosch banner is a great thing.”