Harman Professional names more CSU leaders
WORLD: More positions have been announced within the new organisational structure at Harman Professional. The company's Enterprise strategic business unit (SBU) has announced that David McKinney, Jaime Albors and Kevin Bowyer will lead its three customer solutions units (CSUs).
Mr McKinney is currently the vice president and general manager of the Mixing SBU and from October 1st he will lead the Hospitality CSU. He will be relocating to Northridge, CA from the UK to assume his new role. Mr McKinney has served in a number of leadership roles at Harman and is particularly well-known in Asia. He was the Asia RSO sales director where he established the Professional Solutions Division's operation in India, incorporating the India Development Centre and launching a sales distribution structure that sells to more than 60 partners across India. Following this he was the divisional leader in China, where he led the sales efforts across China and established new vertical markets.
Mr Albors currently leads all North America sales for Harman's audio and lighting brands as well as its customer care team, the move will see him lead the Large Venue CSU. Mr Albors was previously senior director, global sales operations, tasked with immediate oversight of the Harman global sales offices' operational activities. He has also served in sales leadership roles within the company's microphones and signal processing SBUs. Prior to that, Mr Albors held the position of director, sales, intercontinental region, where he headed operations of Harman's San Juan, Puerto Rico sales office.
Mr Bowyer currently leads North America sales for the Video and Control SBU and will move on to lead the Government, Education and Corporate CSU. Mr Bowyer brings a wealth of global sales leadership experience to his new role. In addition to his leadership roles with AMX and Harman, he served as CEO of Sendio, senior vice president of sales for Sendio, president of Cogent Global Services, president of Mitel Networks and president of global enterprise professional services with Nortel.
'Our new Professional Solutions structure positions us well to meet our customers' specific needs' said Kevin Morrison, Enterprise SBU leader. 'David, Jaime and Kevin are excellent leaders, and I'm confident they will be able to leverage our complete portfolio of audio, video, lighting and control products to deliver connected solutions for these vertical markets.'