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RIEDEL’S AUSTRALIAN EXEC APPOINTMENTS

RIEDEL’S AUSTRALIAN EXEC APPOINTMENTS

With Cameron O’Neill moving up the Riedel hierarchy (see our story here), the company has announced that Ian Hamilton will take on O’Neill’s previous position as general manager in Australia, with Julian Hewitt taking over as technical operations manager.   “Ian’s experience providing sophisticated high-performance production and communications solutions is remarkable, to say the least,”
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February 23, 2015 People

INDUSTRY MENTAL HEALTH: SURVEY CALL

INDUSTRY MENTAL HEALTH: SURVEY CALL

While the media alerts us to the death of high profile performers, there are other groups of entertainment industry workers reporting serious psychosocial distress. Disturbing accounts are emerging of high rates of suicide and premature death among those working behind the bright lights, particularly production and road crews. Growing concern for the mental, physical and
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February 20, 2015 People

RIEDEL APPOINTS APAC DIRECTOR

RIEDEL APPOINTS APAC DIRECTOR

Riedel Communications has appointed Cameron O’Neill as company director for the Asia-Pacific region. O’Neill will be based in Tokyo, working to build an East Asia hub for design, sales, support and service. “In the next five years, we will be ramping up our focus on Asia,” said CEO Thomas Riedel. “Recent additions to our product
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February 20, 2015 People

CRESTRON APPOINTS FORMER CEDIA DIRECTOR

CRESTRON APPOINTS FORMER CEDIA DIRECTOR

With a focus on expanding and supporting its residential dealer network, Crestron has appointed industry veteran Stephen Miller to the position of Business Development Manager – Residential, for Australia and New Zealand. Miller, a former executive director of CEDIA Asia Pacific, has an extensive background in the residential sector and “will leverage his experience to
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February 16, 2015 People

HOLT FOR HIRE

HOLT FOR HIRE

Melbourne’s Resolution X has appointed Rohan Holt to the role of hire assistant. Holt recently moved back to Australia after more than five years of living and working in Spain. ResX says he comes with a wealth of customer service experience and is a welcome addition, replacing Maytal Miller who has moved into a part-time role
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February 13, 2015 People

MARTIN PRO APAC APPOINTMENT

MARTIN PRO APAC APPOINTMENT

Martin Professional has appointed Glenn Loh as its key account manager for its Asia & Pacific team. Loh will be based in Singapore and will report to architectural manager Alfonso Zarate Takano.   “Glenn’s skills make him a valuable asset to the Asia & Pacific team,” says Takano. “He brings with him vast marketing experience and
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January 19, 2015 People

LOUD APPOINTS MACKIE ENTHUSIAST FOR APAC

LOUD APPOINTS MACKIE ENTHUSIAST FOR APAC

Loud Technologies Music Gear Group in Singapore has appointed Jason Tan to the position of product specialist for its Mackie brand in the APAC region. Tan joins Loud after more than 20 years in the professional audio industry. In addition to a lengthy career in live sound and recording, he founded Eastwardaudio, one of the
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December 17, 2014 People

IT STALWART JOINS MAGNA

IT STALWART JOINS MAGNA

Dave Demmocks has joined Magna Systems and Engineering to head up its digital solutions sales department as the company expands in the broadcast industry and moves into new markets.   Demmocks, a senior sales manager with more than 30 years experience in IT for companies including Future Reality, Data Direct Networks, Isilon and Autodesk, will
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November 24, 2014 People

IN MEMORIUM

IN MEMORIUM

Crestron founder and passionate innovator George Feldstein passed away on 4 November. Crestron has issued a statement on its website: It is with great sorrow that we announce the death of Crestron’s Chairman and Founder, George Feldstein. After a brave battle with brain cancer over the past year, he passed away peacefully at his home
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November 7, 2014 People

IN MEMORIUM

IN MEMORIUM

MARIO DE SISTI 1941 – 2014 De Sisti founder and lighting designer Mario De Sisti passed away on October 31. His sons Fabio and Sergio have released a statement on the company’s website, honouring their father and and saying they plan to continue his legacy: The De Sisti organisation with deep regret, would like to inform
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November 7, 2014 Industry, People