Harman Signal Processing announced that Rex Reed has been promoted to director of engineering, where he will oversee engineering for the BSS Audio, dbx, Lexicon and DigiTech brands.
Reed will report directly to John Fitzgerald, vice president and general manager of Harman’s Signal Processing and Amplifier Business Units.
“Rex is a 16-year Harman veteran with a strong track record in engineering and product management and a thorough understanding of all the Harman Signal Processing brands,” states Fitzgerald. “We are constantly striving to improve our engineering processes to bring truly innovative products to market as efficiently as possible and Rex’s depth of experience makes him the best person to lead these initiatives moving forward.”
Reed joined Harman Signal Processing in 1996 as a DSP engineer and since then has assumed roles with increasing responsibility within both engineering and product management.
Most recently he served as business segment director for installed sound and portable PA, directing business and product development for the BSS and dbx brands. He holds a Bachelor and Masters degree in electrical engineering from Utah State University.
Reed states, “Harman’s ability to develop leading audio solutions across a range of markets is well known, and I look forward to the opportunity to direct our engineering team in a range of new product developments that enhance quality and ultimately drive sales.”