Allen & Heath USA has announced the appointment of Pat McConnell as its new national sales manager where he brings 30 years of music technology sales experience to the role, most recently serving as the central regional sales manager for the company.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a Certified Technology Specialist (CTS), he is also a long-time user of Allen & Heath products as a performing musician and live sound engineer. In addition, he has Allen & Heath sales experience at a manufacturers’ representative firm.
“We’re pleased to see Pat step up and take on this expanded role with the team. Always a true professional, he not only has deep technical ability, but also firsthand experience of the region and the skills to push Allen & Heath sales to the next level,” says Rob Impala, vice president of pro audio with American Music & Sound, the exclusive Allen & Heath distributor in the U.S.
McConnell adds, “We’ve got the best range of products and the most amazing people in the business right now — from the operations and marketing and sales teams at American Music & Sound all of the way through the A&H team in the UK — I couldn’t ask for a better place to be. I’m beyond excited and I look forward to being a part of our continued growth and success in the future.”