Former Head of Development at TC Electronic, Morten Lave, has joined the Danish guitar pedal company Lunastone. He will be the third ex-TC employee to become part of Lunastone, as other former TC employees Allan Strand and Jesper Dalum have already joined the newcomer from Copenhagen in the past years.
“When looking back on more than 20 years of experience in the DJ and pro-audio industry, I am proud that Reloop evolved into a leading brand for DJ gear and is established in more than 90 countries worldwide,” says Robert Lauterwein. “With this achievement in mind and an amazing product roadmap ahead, I feel that the time is great to hand over the reins to a new executive board to pursue the ongoing advancement and generate fresh momentum. That’s why I am happy that Gerald Barbyer and Thomas Heselhaus are enthusiastic to step up and have accepted their new roles as managing directors, with immediate effect.”
The board of directors of the Coalition for Music Education has appointed Angela Elster as Interim Executive Director effective immediately.
“We are delighted that Angela has agreed to temporarily relinquish her seat on the Board to take on this important role as the Coalition prepares for a new school year,” said Eric Favaro, chair of the board. “Ms. Elster brings to this position a wealth of experience in the field of music and arts education, leading innovative projects that have enabled children and youth to experience the power of the arts in schools and communities across Canada and around the world.” This interim appointment allows more time for the Executive and Board to establish a leadership model moving forward.
Tim Ireland has been appointed as Orange Music Electronic Company (OMEC)’s new managing director with effect from Aug. 21st. This role includes global responsibilities for the whole group and the mission to drive the company forward in an ever changing industry.
Sounds Distribution has announced its new management structure following the sudden passing of company president Rohan Persaud in May 2017.
“Our review over the past four weeks allowed us to better understand our strategy, goals and business needs, and resulted in a change in how our management team is structured,” the company said in its announcement to clients and customers.
The following appointments are effective immediately:
David Beinert joins the Roland Canada team as the new eastern sales representative based out of Toronto. A life-long musician, Beinert brings a vast musical background along with several years of sales expertise to the role.
Of his new role, Beinert says “I’m very excited to begin my new role, and I look forward to becoming a member of the Roland Canada team.”