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  • May 5, 2022

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    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 11, 2022

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    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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  • March 3, 2022

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    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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  • March 1, 2022

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    QSC Celebrates Prime Connections’ 30th Anniversary as A Distribution Partner in China

    Sinsheim, Germany (March 1, 2022) – [Zh] – QSC is pleased to announce that Beijing Oriental Prime Connections Film/TV Technology Co. Ltd. (PCI) is celebrating its 30th anniversary as QSC distributor. PCI was appointed as a distributor in China by QSC founders – Pat Quilter, Barry Andrews, and John Andrews – back in 1992. Starting with selling amplifiers only, PCI followed the path QSC has travelled over the years. Today, it offers customers in China the full line of QSC and Q-SYS product portfolio to serve various vertical markets. “It is indeed exciting to have PCI celebrate its 30th year as a QSC distributor in China,” says William Chan, Managing Director, North Asia, QSC. “Since then, the China market has evolved and grown significantly. PCI has done an excellent job in helping QSC to grow its market share in China and has exhibited a strong passion and dedication…

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  • February 22, 2022

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    QSC Appoints NMK Electronics as Distribution Partner in GCC Region and Iraq

    Sinsheim, Germany (February 22, 2022) – QSC is delighted to announce the appointment of NMK Electronics Trading LLC as its new distribution partner in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) area, as well as the Republic of Iraq. NMK will offer the company’s full line of professional audio products as well as the renowned Q-SYS™ cloud-manageable audio, video and control Platform. The collaboration will commence on April 1, 2022.  “With more than 30 years of experience in AV distribution in the region, NMK has strong connections with partners and a deep understanding of the market,” says Chant Utukian, Director MEA at QSC. “Together, we will further strengthen the QSC brand in the Middle East region and offer customers technology to fit various markets and applications. Whether it’s a high-value conference space, expansion of lecture halls in higher education or deployments…

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  • February 9, 2022

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    QSC Promotes Bart Wood and Ray Biba to Key US Senior Management Roles

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (February 9, 2022) – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of Bart Wood to Senior Director, Strategic Accounts and Ray Biba to Senior Director, US AV Channel. Working in collaboration, these two roles will support the company’s evolving go-to-market strategy in the US to better serve partners and end users. In Wood’s new role, he will lead the Strategic Accounts team and focus on increasing business with large, multinational integration partners while expanding US field training efforts to create a greater adoption of Q-SYS and its Ecosystem. Biba will lead the US AV Channel team focusing on channel management sales and scaling up its regional channel management team. “Both Bart and Ray have made significant contributions to QSC over the last several years, which has led to incredible sales growth throughout the US,” says Frank West, Vice…

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  • January 13, 2022

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    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 6, 2022

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    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

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    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 21, 2021

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    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

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    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

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    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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  • December 2, 2021

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    Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager Now Available in Additional Countries

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (December 2, 2021) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC announces the launch of Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager remote monitoring and management platform in Italy, France, Spain, the Nordics, Benelux countries and Singapore. These new countries join the growing list of over 20 countries that already have access to Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager. Enterprise Manager allows users to remotely monitor and manage their entire Q-SYS system, including connected third-party devices using one single, secure connection from any Q-SYS Core processor to the Q-SYS Reflect cloud. With three different feature tiers, end users and managed service providers have a range of cloud-based service options to select from, including the ability to gain real-time status of connected systems to more advanced features such as Remote UCI helpdesk capabilities and remote system design,…

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  • November 30, 2021

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    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

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    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 2, 2021

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    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

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    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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  • October 26, 2021

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    QSC further expands sales team for Germany and Austria

    Sinsheim (26. Oktober 2021) – [De] – QSC is expanding its existing sales operations for Germany and Austria. Daniel Schröfel has been promoted to Sales Director and will look to expand QSC integration business throughout the region, while Gerd Kostial will focus on QSC business in Austria. In addition, the company welcomes Norman Seith and Clemens Clausen as Business Development and Application Managers. These two experienced product and industry experts will assist customers in planning complex installations and providing holistic project support. Seith was previously Technical Sales Manager for the DACH region at Extron, while Clausen most recently worked as Project Manager for Shure EMEA. "These personnel changes and new additions will provide more comprehensive support to our customers in Germany and Austria," says Clemens Sturm, Director Sales Engineering, QSC.…

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  • October 19, 2021

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    QSC Opens Office to Support MEA

    Costa Mesa, CA (October 19, 2021) – [De] – QSC is pleased to announce the opening of the QSC MEA regional office in Dubai. This new office will serve as the business development and training hub for the Middle East and Africa and will manage the distribution of the expansive QSC product portfolio to support various verticals including corporate, higher education, live entertainment, and cinema. Chant Utukian, Director MEA, will lead the Dubai office, supported by Applications Manager Angelo Arbilo. Both will work closely with distribution partners in the region and hold close relationships with key direct accounts, providing Q-SYS training in a dedicated space as well as general support. “With this new modern office space located in the heart of Dubai, we are now able to locally support our customers with a dedicated team and give them the opportunity to learn more…

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  • October 15, 2021

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    QSC EMEA Appoints New Distribution Partner for Denmark

    Sinsheim, Germany (October 15, 2021) – [De] – QSC announces the appointment of Kinovox Scandinavia as its new distribution partner for Denmark, effective January 1, 2022. Based in Herlev, close to Copenhagen, Kinovox is one of Denmark’s leading providers of pro audio and AV solutions. “We are thrilled to partner with such an experienced and highly professional distribution partner to expand the QSC footprint in the Danish AV industry,” says Duncan Savage, Regional Director Northern Europe, QSC. “With their history spanning over 70 years, they hold close and well-established relationships with key customers in their country which can now benefit from our leading Q-SYS audio, video and control solutions.”  Christian Kirkegaard Jensen, CEO at Kinovox adds, “We’re looking forward to the partnership with QSC and to offer the Q-SYS Platform to our customers. The…

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