Martin Audio has announced the appointment of Lee Stein as vice president, North America.
Stein has more than 18 years of industry management, sales and marketing experience, including roles with Avid Technology and Sennheiser.
Martin Audio managing director Luke Ireland states, “The U.S. market for Martin Audio has grown considerably in the last five years thanks to the support and dedication of Rob Hofkamp and his team, and Rob has obviously been instrumental in developing the brand in the U.S. for the last two decades.
“Bringing in another heavyweight in Lee with his complementary industry knowledge and organizational skill can further enhance our strength in the U.S. and build upon these foundations to serve and grow our customer base in the next five years.”
Rob Hofkamp, who serves as Martin Audio director of U.S. Operations adds, “Our growth in both the touring and installation markets has been fantastic, and the entire team in North America is looking forward to working with Lee to push this growth to the highest levels.”
Stein says, “I’m thrilled to be part of such a highly respected and successful loudspeaker manufacturer as Martin Audio. They have a high-performing, broad product portfolio with unique technology that solves everyday sound problems better than anyone else. Martin Audio has experienced great success globally and has a stated desire to increase their U.S. presence and I’m excited to be a part of that.
“My immediate goals are to build the U.S. team and to further develop and cultivate long-term partner relationships, increasing our presence in both live and installed sound.”