• August 4, 2022

    Announcement

    QSC, LLC Names Ronda Ross Vice President Human Resources

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 4, 2022) – QSC, LLC is pleased to announce the promotion of Ronda Ross to Vice President Human Resources. Ross replaces Vicki Arnold who has retired after leading HR for 16 years.   “First, we’d like to thank Vicki for all she has done for QSC, LLC. Her contributions in building our HR team and capabilities have been immeasurable and we appreciate the dedication and care she has always given the organization and our employees,” says Joe Pham, Chairman of the Board and CEO, QSC, LLC. “We are thrilled to have Ronda fulfill this position as she has already made such a large impact over the last five years by delivering many improvements and laying a solid foundation to support the growth of our organization.”   Ross joined QSC, LLC in 2017 as Director of HR Operations and promoted to Senior Director Human Resources in 2021 where she focused on…

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  • August 1, 2022

    Announcement

    David Angress to Lead QSC Pro Audio Division

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 1, 2022) – [Zh, De, Fr, Es] – QSC is pleased to announce that David Angress has joined the organization as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the company’s new Pro Audio division.   “Throughout the years, I have always had the greatest respect and admiration for QSC – its people, its culture and its portfolio of innovative, market-leading products,” says Angress. “The Pro Audio division is gearing up for an incredible phase of transformative growth and I couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity to serve as its leader going forward.”    Angress, a seasoned veteran of the music and pro audio products industry, brings a wealth of experience in senior executive leadership with roles at preeminent brands including ADAM Audio GmbH, Guitar Center, Harman, and AKG. As principal at Angress Consulting for the last 12 years, he has…

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  • July 13, 2022

    Announcement

    QSC Announces Pro Audio Leadership Team

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (July 13, 2022) – [De] – QSC is pleased to announce the appointment of Perry Celia to VP Global Sales and Service, David Fuller to VP Product Development, Ray van Straten to VP Brand, Marketing & Training, and Linda Lee to Sr. Director, Operations. With this leadership team in place, the company’s new Pro Audio division is primed to position the QSC brand for its next phase of growth, innovation and expansion in the global sound reinforcement market.   Celia takes the reins of the division’s global sales and service functions after having served at QSC for over 14 years – most recently as Sr. Director Sales, Americas. Fuller’s 12-year tenure at QSC has included leadership roles such as Sr. Director, International Sales as well as Sr. Director, Entertainment Product Strategy. Van Straten joins the team as a 20-year veteran of QSC, having led the…

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  • May 5, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Expands Sales Leadership Team in Asia Pacific

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (May 5, 2022) – QSC  is pleased to welcome Nat Cha and Jason Tay as Country Managers for Singapore and Indonesia. Cha and Tay will work closely with system integration partners in their regions.   “We are thrilled to expand our APAC sales team with two industry veterans,” says Andy Pearce, Senior Director Southeast Asia & Pacific, QSC. “With their sales and integration expertise, we can better proliferate the Q-SYS audio, video, and control Platform and its surrounding Ecosystem to more customers in the region, guiding customers to take advantage of its full potential.”  Cha has over 14 years of experience in IT and AV industries and has held several sales management positions. He worked closely with system integrators to develop solution strategies and assist with project design. He most recently served as sales manager for Sennheiser Electronic…

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  • April 22, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Announces Divestiture of its USL Accessibility Line of Products to Moving iMage Technologies

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (April 22, 2022) – QSC and Moving iMage Technologies (MiT) (NYSE American: MITQ), a leading digital cinema technology company, today announced an agreement in which MiT will assume manufacturing, sales, distribution and servicing of the USL Accessibility line of products from QSC. As of April, 22, 2022, QSC is no longer accepting new purchase orders for these products and will work with customers on a case-by-case basis to make deliveries of existing orders by May 13, 2022. For orders not been fulfilled by May 13, QSC and MiT will work together to ensure a successful transition for customers.  “As cinemas evolve to multipurpose, multi-venue entertainment centers, there is a need to take a holistic view of the audio, video and control needs of each site,” says Jatan Shah, President and Chief Operating Officer, QSC. “Since the Q-SYS Platform offers…

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  • April 11, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Mourns the Passing of Scott Lombardo

    Costa Mesa, CA (April 11, 2022) – It is with deep sorrow that QSC announces the passing of our friend, former colleague and industry veteran, Scott Lombardo on Wednesday April 6, 2022 after a long illness. During his nine-year tenure at QSC, Scott led key initiatives for the company, both as Director, Global E-Commerce  and most recently as Regional Director, Live Sound. A skilled and highly regarded senior leader in the company’s sales efforts, Scott will be most fondly remembered for his strength, kindness to others and his boundless passion for building and nurturing lasting relationships. Over his more than 30-year career in the professional audio and music industries, Scott held a variety of sales and executive positions at companies including Fishman Acoustic Amplification, Gibson, Fender, Mesa Boogie, Sam Ash Music and Scotch Plains Music Center. “Scott and I…

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  • April 5, 2022

    Featured Case Studies

    The Indian Music Experience Museum Chooses QSC for Fully-Equipped Performance Theatre

    Bangalore, India (April 5, 2022) - [De] - The Indian Music Experience Museum (IME), supported by Brigade Group, has chosen leading sound solution provider QSC to fully equip its performance theatre at the museum with a TouchMix-16 Compact Digital Mixer, K.2 Series Active Loudspeakers as mains and CP Series Compact Powered Loudspeakers for stage monitors. The upgrade is in line with IME’s philosophy to help performance artists truly enjoy the process of creating music and its vision of not just making music more accessible and inclusive for all, but also making it a memorable experience. Musicians can now not only perform but also record compositions in this soundproof intimate theatre space, which is now available for both half and full-day rentals. The multi-purpose theatre, which can accommodate up to 100 audience members, is ideally suited for intimate…

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  • March 3, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Premieres House of Worship Audio Training Series

    Costa Mesa, CA (March 3, 2022) – QSC is pleased to share the success of their online House of Worship Audio Training Series, which offers basic knowledge and techniques for sound production in houses of worship. The training series is offered free to all participants, and is AVIXA accredited, with 4 AVIXA CTS Credits awarded upon completion of each section and subsequent quiz. In houses of worship across the world, it is commonplace that audio duties are often fulfilled by volunteers and church members who may not be formally trained as sound technicians. “These tutorials are presented in an easy-going, simple-to-understand format,” says Golden Preciado, worship leader, audio engineer and Series host. “A new volunteer can take this training course before stepping into an actual audio situation and be better prepared for the many nuances that await them. Those with…

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  • January 13, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Promotes Ron Marchant to VP EMEA Sales and Marketing

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 13, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of Ron Marchant to Vice President EMEA Sales and Marketing. In his new position, Ron will oversee the company’s sales and marketing activities and initiatives throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. “Ron has played an instrumental role in the development and growth of QSC throughout the EMEA region,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, EMEA & APAC, QSC. “During his tenure, he has driven the regional growth strategy which includes several office expansions, strategic distribution changes, and customer and sales restructuring. In addition, he has helped build a strong sales and marketing team as well as a go-to-market model to enable future growth in the region.” Ron joined QSC in 2017 as Senior Director EMEA Sales. Prior to QSC, he held several senior sales and…

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  • January 11, 2022

    Products & Solutions

    QSC KLA Line Array Uplifts the Audio Experience at Resurrection Church

    Corsicana, TX (January 11, 2022) – [De, Fr, Es] – When pastors Jeremy and Catherine Teague arrived at Resurrection Church, they faced an immediate challenge in engaging their congregation with their sermons and the music of the church’s praise band - a woefully inadequate P.A. system. Jeremy, who is well versed in audio, knew a complete AV makeover was in order. After consulting with account manager Derrick Ramirez of Irving, Texas-based Sound Productions, he went all in on a QSC active line array system consisting of a total of four KLA12 cabinets and two KLA181 subwoofers. “I came to the church a little over a year ago,” recalls Pastor Jeremy. “We were in the process of replacing everything from the board to the loudspeakers. There had been no investment in anything tech-wise in over 20 years, so of course the first priority during the pandemic was to get some sort…

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  • January 6, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Names Ichi Katsumoto National Sales Manager, Japan

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 6, 2022) – QSC  is pleased to welcome Ichi Katsumoto as National Sales Manager located in Japan. In this new role, Katsumoto will manage channel partner relationships and market development, reporting to Alan Chang, Director of Country Development, Japan and Korea. “We are very excited to have Katsumoto join the APAC sales team as the first QSC employee located in Japan,” says William Chan, Managing Director and Senior Director, North Asia. “Katsumoto is a highly-respected professional audio industry veteran and brings tremendous knowledge and sales expertise to QSC, and will play an instrumental role in our growth efforts throughout the Japanese market.” Previously, Katsumoto held several management positions at various professional audio companies, including Roland, Shure Japan, and Yamaha. Most recently, he served as Sales Director of…

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  • January 4, 2022

    Corporate

    QSC Named 2021 MMR Dealer’s Choice Sound Reinforcement Line of the Year

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 4, 2022) – QSC  is proud to announce that it has been named Sound Reinforcement Line of the Year in the 29th Annual Musical Merchandise Review (MMR) Magazine Dealers’ Choice Awards. This is the third time QSC has been recognized by musical instrument retailers as the top sound reinforcement brand, which is a reflection of the company’s efforts to maintain its reputation as a trusted supplier during a period of extraordinary turbulence. In 2021, the ever-changing landscape of supply & demand due to volatile parts and finished goods availability, shipping and transportation bottlenecks as well as increased costs across the supply chain made for a “perfect storm” for suppliers and dealers alike. The readers of MMR recognized QSC for providing “consistency amidst the chaos” according to the December 2021 announcement. “We are honored to accept…

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  • December 22, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Names Jatan Shah President and Chief Operating Officer

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (December 21, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of Jatan Shah to President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition, Joe Pham has been named Chairman and CEO. “Jatan has made a tremendous impact on QSC and the AV industry, working smartly with leaders across QSC to build new capabilities, increase scale and guide many strategic initiatives to success across our growing multi-national organization,” says Pham. “His persistence, patience, and vision have not only guided our company but also our people to become stronger and more resilient. Jatan exemplifies the company’s core values, which guide our thinking and actions, and is the ideal person to help lead QSC into its next chapter of success.” Jatan joined QSC in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer and has since taken on additional responsibilities in various aspects of…

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  • December 9, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Appoints Loud Technologies Asia as Live Sound Distribution Partner in Singapore

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (December 9, 2021) – QSC is pleased to announce the appointment of Loud Technologies Asia (LTA) as its distribution partner in Singapore for the company’s Live Sound division. LTA brings a history of success and a reputation for excellent customer service, support and training in the region. "We are extremely pleased to welcome and partner with Loud Technologies Asia as a distribution partner for QSC,” says Paul Lee, APAC Business Development Manager at QSC. “Their expertise in online retail, logistics and their commitment to customer experience make them a great fit for QSC in the region.” “The young, dynamic and ecommerce-savvy team at LTA is very excited to be able to partner with QSC in Singapore and support growth in both the online and traditional sales channels,” says Colin Evan Quek, Managing Director at Loud Technologies Asia. “We look…

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  • December 7, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Appoints Girhoma as Distribution Partner in Jordan

    Sinsheim, Germany (December 7, 2021) – QSC is pleased to announce the appointment of Girhoma as its distribution partner in Jordan for the company’s full line of professional audio products and the Q-SYS™ audio, video and control portfolio. “As we continue to expand the QSC footprint in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), we are now able to provide customers in Jordan with a qualified partner to assist in selecting the ideal QSC solution for any installation – from a high-value space in corporate or higher education, to a large performance venue, or anything in between,” says Chant Utukian, Director MEA at QSC. “With the addition of QSC to our extensive and innovative product portfolio, we are now able to supply our customers in Jordan best-in-class audio, video and control solutions to help them design and deliver exceptional collaboration and…

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  • November 30, 2021

    Corporate

    QSC Appoints Algam as Live Sound Distribution Partner in France and Benelux

    Sinsheim, Germany (November 30, 2021) – [De, Fr] – QSC is pleased to announce an expanded distribution relationship with Algam France, as they become the exclusive distribution partner for the company’s live sound portfolio in France effective January 1, 2022. With this expanded partnership, Algam becomes the sole distributor of the entire QSC product portfolio including systems products which Algam has distributed since 2016. QSC has also appointed Algam Benelux as distributor for its live sound products in the Benelux region starting January 1, 2022. Algam Benelux will focus its efforts on the MI / Retail channel. In both regions, Algam will be responsible for sales, service, warranty, repair, and technical support of live sound products. “We are thrilled to work with Algam as they are the leading distributor of live sound products and solutions in the region,”…

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  • November 17, 2021

    Corporate

    Karon Evanoff Recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Supply Chain

    Costa Mesa, CA (November 17, 2021) – QSC is pleased to announce that Karon Evanoff, Vice President of Global Supply Chain has been recognized as one of the “100 Most Influential Women in Supply Chain” by Global Women Supply Chain Leaders. The award aims to recognize global women leaders who have achieved extraordinary successes in the supply chain domain through furthering frontiers and breaking barriers. Karon’s expansive career in supply chain includes leadership roles at Western Digital, HID Global, SolFocus and Powerwave Technologies. For the past five years, she has served as Vice President of Global Supply Chain at QSC, responsible for all supply chain activities inclusive of demand and supply planning, strategic sourcing and purchasing, global logistics, and trade compliance. “Karon is an innovative and highly accomplished leader, guiding her team to success…

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  • November 10, 2021

    Products & Solutions

    QSC Launches Professional Services in the US

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 10, 2021) – QSC launches Professional Services for US markets, expanding the ability for integrators and consultants to take advantage of QSC programming expertise along with additional support services for any high-value installation. QSC Professional Services is ideal for projects that require manufacturer involvement in the system programming and deployment, or those firms looking to bridge gaps in their in-house expertise. Its also for those projects that require cutting-edge third-party device integration, or any highly specific system automation or user control interface (UCI) needs, as well as projects that are looking for extended programming warranty beyond initial terms. Professional Service enlists trained QSC experts to provide complete Q-SYS solution programming, including DSP configuration, third-party control, video…

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  • November 2, 2021

    Corporate

    Cory Schaeffer Receives 2021 Adele De Berri Pioneer Award from AVIXA

    Costa Mesa, CA (November 2, 2021) - QSC is proud to announce that Cory Schaeffer was named this year’s recipient of the prestigious Adele De Berri Pioneer of AV award from AVIXA, the trade association representing the audiovisual industry worldwide. The Adele De Berri award highlights the AV and information communications industries by recognizing pioneers who made scientific breakthroughs resulting in new AV technologies that impacted the manufacture and sales of novel products enjoyed by audiences worldwide. “The impacts of Cory’s contributions to AV are evident across the industry,” says Anna Csontos, Executive Vice President, Chief Market Officer, and Chief of Staff, QSC. “She possesses the hallmarks of a transformational leader and pioneer including deep technical knowledge and experience, a strategic mindset, and a passion for championing and mentoring others.”…

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  • November 1, 2021

    Corporate

    Olivier Roure Joins QSC as Director, Live Sound Sales U.S. - East

    Costa Mesa, CA (November 1, 2021) –  QSC, LLC. is very pleased to announce that Olivier Roure has joined QSC as U.S. Sales Director for the Eastern Region for the company’s Live Sound business. In his new role, Olivier will be responsible for managing the day to day direct manufacturer to channel partner relationship for the company’s diverse portfolio of live sound products and solutions. Roure, a 20-plus year veteran of the professional audio industry, holds a mechanical engineering (BTS) from Lycée Claude Lebois. A native of France, Roure moved to the U.S. where he lived in New Jersey for more than 24 years.  He started his career in music working at stores including Sam Ash in the metro Philadelphia area. Afterwards, he was owner of Ozone Recording, a production company with recording studios above Studio 54 in NYC and in New Jersey, working with major record…

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