WORLD: Barix has promoted Frank Frederiksen to the role of COO following a successful 15 months serving as vice president of product marketing and strategy. His promotion, effective immediately, represents part of the strategic process at Barix to build a strong management team that will lead the company to new growth.
AUSTRALIA: Riedel Communications has announced that it has begun sponsoring Monash Motorsport (MMS), a team of students from Australia's Monash University that each year designs, builds, tests and races an open-wheeled formula-style racecar in the Formula SAE (FSAE) series. Using two-way Motorola radios and headsets supplied by Riedel, MMS team spotters, engineers and drivers communicate with one another to ensure safe and effective testing and racing of the team car.
KOREA: EAW’s Anya recently made its Korean debut during shootout sessions at KoSound+Stagetech 2013. Korean distributor Dasan SR’s newly acquired Anya system will soon be used for Cho Yong-Pil’s 50-city ‘Hello’ tour, currently in progress in Korea and Japan.
VIETNAM: German loudspeaker manufacturer TW Audio recently appointed Film Star as its sole distributor for Vietnam. Discussions initially took place with the Ho Chi Minh City distributor in 2010, but the agreement was only confirmed in the run up to this year’s Palme Vietnam exhibition.
JAPAN: InterBEE 2013 has opened at the Makuhari Messe near Tokyo, with busy aisles but less audio booths than in previous years. The exhibition is primarily a broadcast-focused event with audio occupying only a small portion of the wider show floor, but it is nevertheless considered one of the most consistent trade shows in the region for delivering high numbers of quality attendees.
JAPAN: ASL Intercom has arrived in the Japanese market, having appointed Dream Inc as its exclusive distributor for the country. The new relationship follows initial conversations earlier in the year at Frankfurt Pro Light & Sound, and was officially unveiled at InterBEE 2013.
WORLD: Meyer Sound has appointed Pablo Espinosa to the role of chief loudspeaker designer, adding to his current role as vice president of research and development. As part of the new structure, Meyer Sound is recruiting for the position of director of product development to manage R&D project teams and resources.
INDONESIA: The Bali Nusa Dua Convention Centre (BNDCC) has opened its phase two additions. The new development was unveiled in time for the recent APEC summit, and once again PT Kairos Multi Jaya was drafted in to provide a digital audio solution for its flexible needs.
INDIA: Aviom has appointed ProMusicals as its first official distribution partner for India. Aviom reports that interest and inquiries from customers in India have been growing substantially over the past several years, leading the manufacturer to select ProMusicals due to its experience of working with musicians for over 20 years.
PHILIPPINES: Supply, design and installation company Modular Display Inc and professional audio and musical instrument reseller distributor, Better Components Inc have opened a PreSonus Studio 1 recording studio and training centre in Davao City, Philippines.
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