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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.”
Levy’s Leathers has announced the addition of three new hires to its customer service and inside sales teams; Jessica Lemieux, Kevin Strom, and Josh Zeaton. Each has a unique set of skills and style and each understands their role is to serve our retail customers and assist our outside sales reps throughout the United States and Canada, says the company.