Yorkville Sound Announces New Marketing and Communications Manager

Monday, April 17th, 2017
(L-R) Jeff Cowling, VP Sales and Marketing; Kira Haden, Marketing and Communications Manager; Steve Hendee, Director of U.S. Sales

(L-R) Jeff Cowling, VP Sales and Marketing; Kira Haden, Marketing and Communications Manager; Steve Hendee, Director of U.S. Sales

Yorkville Sound has appointed Kira Haden as its new marketing and communications manager, effective immediately. She replaces Tim Marshall how recently moved to a new role with Erikson Audio.

Reporting to the VP of Sales and Marketing, Jeff Cowling, Haden’s responsibilities will include developing strategic digital campaigns, enhancing Yorkville’s brand internationally, and generating trade-specific marketing material while aiding in Yorkville’s overall comprehensive strategy.

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Roland Canada Announces Several Sales Staff Changes

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Justin McLean

Justin McLean

Roland Canada has announced several recent staff appointments, as well as the addition of a new sales representative for Alberta. The new appointments include a new national sales, manager, a BOSS and guitar products sales manager, a district sales manager for the central region, and a BOSS sales representative.

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Matt Armstrong Named ADI’s Ontario Sales Manager

Monday, April 3rd, 2017
ADI's Matt Armstrong

ADI’s Matt Armstrong

Audio Distributors International (ADI) has announced the appointment of Matt Armstrong as its new Ontario sales manager.

“Matt brings an enthusiasm for all things audio and video along with a solid background in the integration market to our team,” says ADI President Richard Lasnier. “Hiring Matt based on his reputation and engaging personality made perfect sense instantly when coupled with his obvious belief in the brands and the customers he’d be representing.”

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Rick Gagliano Joins Cordoba as Director of Brand Management

Friday, March 24th, 2017
Rick Gagliano

Rick Gagliano

Cordoba Music Group (CMG) has announced that Rick Gagliano has been named director of brand management. With over 25 years in musical instrument retail, product development, and management, Gagliano will oversee the entire product life cycle for CMG’s growing portfolio, which includes Cordoba, Guild, DeArmond, and HumiCase.

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Another TC Electronic Alum Joins & Invests in LunaStone Pedals

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
Jesper Dalum

Jesper Dalum

Former director of finance at TC Electronic, Jesper Dalum, has teamed up with the Danish guitar pedal brand LunaStone. Jesper Dalum will head the finance operations and has also invested in the company as part of a long-term commitment.

Last year, former TC VP of Marketing, Allan Strand, became CEO of LunaStone pedals, and he says is excited to reunite with a former colleague.

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Tim Marshall Joins Erikson Audio as Product Manager

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Tim MarshallErikson Audio has announced that Tim Marshall has joined the company in the role of product manager.

Marshall is a veteran of the Canadian music industry as a musician, recording engineer, and former marketing manager for Yorkville Sound. He started his career in the industry in the early ’90s as a sales associate at Long & McQuade.

“Tim’s background and vast experience make him a great addition to the Erikson Audio team,” says Jeff Carman, Erikson Audio Vice President. “We are excited to have him on board.”

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