Blake Augsburger, executive vice president and president of the Harman Professional Solutions Division, has announced a new leadership team as part of the division’s recently announced customer-centric organizational model.
The new team includes Bryan Bradley, Entertainment Strategic Business Unit (SBU); Kevin Morrison, Enterprise SBU; and Mark Ureda, Products SBU. The team will officially move into their new roles on October 1, 2015.
“Bryan, Kevin and Mark are the ideal leaders for our new customer-centric organizational model” states Augsburger. “Their deep understanding of these markets and technologies will allow us to develop breakthrough products and solutions tailored to customer needs, streamline sales and support functions, and drive high growth rates in targeted vertical markets.”
Bradley’s Entertainment SBU is responsible for supporting the division’s retail, recording, touring and cinema customers. He joined Harman Professional Solutions in 2013 as vice president and general manager of the Loudspeaker SBU, and in 2014, the Microphone/Headphone SBU was added under his leadership.
Prior to Harman, Bradley served as COO of Alfred Music, where he helped optimize the company’s operations, including artist relations, business affairs, business development, marketing and sales. He also worked with music retailer Guitar Center, holding various leadership roles.
Morrison’s Enterprise SBU is responsible for supporting install customers, including audio, video, lighting and control solutions corrporate, government, education, large venue and hospitality customers. He has a track record of achievement with double digit growth and exceeding sales targets with his teams over the past five years. In addition to his current sales leadership role with the Video & Control SBU, he was CEO of Endeleo for more than three years and president of CCC USA for eight years.
Ureda’s Products SBU, made up of engineering and technology professionals, develops technologies, products and customer solutions for the Entertainment and Enterprise SBUs. He joined Harman in 2010 as vice president and general manager of JBL Professional, and in 2012, moved into his current role as vice president, strategy and technology for the Professional Solutions Division. For nearly 20 years prior to Harman, he served as vice president, corporate strategy for Northrop Grumman.
The Harman Professional Solutions leadership team is rounded out by a Shared Services organization, which is responsible for supporting the division’s SBUs. These leaders include Erik Tarkiainen, Marketing Communications; Matt Bush, Operations; Troy Peterson, Finance; and Chris Rau, Human Resources.