Rich Nevens hired to lead new Focusrite division
WORLD: Focusrite has appointed Rich Nevens as vice president of worldwide sales its newly formed business division, commercial and pro audio. Mr Nevens joins from Avid, where he previously worked with current Focusrite CEO Tim Carroll and served in a number of roles, including most recently as director of strategic solutions, worldwide audio sales.
‘Rich Nevens is a highly respected professional audio business leader with many years of experience operating at the senior decision-maker level,’ said Mr Carroll. ‘Rich will initially be focused on developing a world-class network of distributors, resellers and systems integrators to accelerate our growth in the broadcast, postproduction and professional markets.’
The new commercial and pro audio business unit provides an umbrella for RedNet, Red interfaces and the ISA product range. ‘Our Dante-based RedNet and Red ranges are experiencing substantial growth and, as such, we have decided to form a dedicated business unit to focus on the professional audio community,’ said Damian Hawley, director of global marketing and sales.