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MUSIC GROUP APAC APPOINTMENT

MUSIC GROUP APAC APPOINTMENT

Music Group has appointed Karan Kathuria to the post of senior manager, professional division for Asia Pacific, which includes the key business segments of China and India. Karan will report to Graham Rowlands, who heads global sales for the division. In his new role, Kathuria will be responsible for growing the Music Group brands Midas,
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November 3, 2014 People

RIEDEL APPOINTMENT

RIEDEL APPOINTMENT

Riedel Communications has announced the appointment of Espen Brynildsen as technical solutions manager for Riedel Australia. In this new position, Brynildsen will play a central role in designing and managing solutions delivered to customers throughout Australia and New Zealand. “Espen’s extensive experience spans both the sales and rental markets across the video, broadcast, digital signage,
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October 1, 2014 People

PCEC TECHNICAL DIRECTOR APPOINTED

PCEC TECHNICAL DIRECTOR APPOINTED

AVPartners has appointed Ben Hamblin as technical director at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (PCEC), following its reappointment as the venue’s in-house AV partner.   A graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts with a Bachelor of Music Technology, Hamblin joined AVPartners in 2011 as project manager at PCEC. He has worked
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September 17, 2014 People

IN MEMORIAM: PASQUALE “PAKY” QUADRI

IN MEMORIAM: PASQUALE “PAKY” QUADRI

Pasquale Quadri, founder and chairman of show lighting company Clay Paky, passed away on 7 September at his home in Torre de’ Roveri in Italy. Quadri, 67, is survived by his wife Antonella, two daughters and two granddaughters. From a statement released by Clay Paky: Pasquale “Paky” Quadri was a highly successful entrepreneur, although very reserved.
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September 8, 2014 People

DIGISTOR APPOINTS PAUL HAYES

DIGISTOR APPOINTS PAUL HAYES

Sydney-based digital media integration specialist Digistor has appointed Paul Hayes as its new workflow and solution sales consultant from September 1. Hayes has been involved in the Australian and Asia Pacific television and post-production industry for more than 25 years, spending the last 18 in sales and marketing of specialist broadcast and professional video production
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September 2, 2014 People

Riedel Appoints Service Engineer

Riedel Appoints Service Engineer

Riedel Communications has announced the appointment of Erik Miehs as service engineer for Australia. Miehs will be based in Riedel’s Sydney office and brings more than 10 years’ experience in pro audio, most recently as communications and broadcast engineer at the Sydney Opera House where he was responsible for all Riedel Mediornet, Artist, Performer and
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August 8, 2014 People

ANNA MALLON JOINS AMX

ANNA MALLON JOINS AMX

AMX Australia has appointed Anna Mallon to the role of regional sales manager (QLD/NT). Mallon comes to AMX with more than 20 years’ experience in sales and marketing roles in the IT and telco industries, including European experience. She will be based in AMX’s Gold Coast office and work directly with partners and will be
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August 1, 2014 People

POLYCOM APPOINTS APAC PRESIDENT

POLYCOM APPOINTS APAC PRESIDENT

Former APAC head of sales for Juniper and long-time Microsoft executive Geoff Thomas has been appointed President, Polycom Asia Pacific. Thomas has an extensive background in the technology industry spanning more than 20 years, and will be responsible for leading Polycom’s regional sales strategy and driving growth. 
At Juniper, Thomas led the company’s enterprise business
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July 22, 2014 People

AMX MOVES ON CUSTOMER SERVICE

AMX MOVES ON CUSTOMER SERVICE

AMX has appointed Jamie Miller to its newly created Customer Service Manager role in Australia and New Zealand. Miller will head up the company’s Technical Services function, managing hardware repairs, the software support team and field service engineers. The appointment reflects AMX’s drive to integrate the AV industry into the IT world. Miller brings 15
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July 9, 2014 Industry, People

QUINTO COMMUNICATIONS APPOINTMENT

QUINTO COMMUNICATIONS APPOINTMENT

Quinto Communications has announced the appointment of Nick Critelli as Sales and Marketing Executive
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June 19, 2014 Industry, People