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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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  • August 30, 2021

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    QSC EMEA Goes Direct in Benelux

    Sinsheim, Germany (August 30, 2021) - [De] - As of January 1, 2022, QSC will take over direct distribution for all QSC systems solutions, including the Q-SYS audio, video and control platform, in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. This shift will give customers direct access to the QSC Netherlands BV training facilities, business development, as well as service and repair under one, dedicated brand. To support the new distribution model, Mark Ebing has joined QSC as sales director, reporting to Willem van Zuilekom, Managing Director of QSC Netherlands BV. Prior to QSC, Ebing held sales leadership positions at Biamp and Shure Benelux, and brings more than 10 years of experience in the AV/IT industry. “I am thrilled to have Mark bring his extensive industry knowledge and experience working with Benelux integrators and end users to QSC,“ says van Zuilekom. “His…

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  • July 20, 2021

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    QSC Consolidates Distribution in Australia

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (July 20, 2021) - [De] - QSC announces TAG is the exclusive distributor of its entire portfolio throughout Australia, including its systems, live sound and now cinema solutions. “As the modern cinema entertainment complex is expanding beyond the traditional auditorium into adjacent areas for dining, bowling, gaming and more, it makes perfect sense to empower a single distributor like TAG to serve the entire complex with a unified QSC solution,” says Andy Pearce, Senior Director of Sales, Asia Pacific, QSC. “As one of our longest-standing partners, TAG is well equipped to fuse their deep technology knowledge of the Q-SYS Platform with this ever-expanding opportunity for cinema customers.” “We now offer our customers full access to the QSC portfolio, giving them the opportunity to explore cinema-quality solutions in multi-purpose auditorium,…

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  • June 23, 2021

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    QSC EMEA Names Algam Nordic as Distributor

    Sinsheim, Germany (June 23, 2021) - [De] - QSC announces Algam Nordic as its new Live Sound distribution partner for Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, and Iceland, effective July 1, 2021. “We are pleased to partner with Algam Nordic given their market expertise, well-established reseller network and experienced staff,” says Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales & Marketing, QSC EMEA. “They are a great fit for QSC.” “For over 50 years, QSC has been a leading Pro Audio manufacturer, and its Live Sound portfolio will be a wonderful addition to our distribution offering,” says Örjan Kylhammar, CEO, Algam Nordic. “We look forward to representing QSC and providing our customers with their innovative amplifiers, digital mixers and loudspeakers.” Algam Nordic is part of Algam Group, the largest MI and Pro Audio distribution company in Europe, and distributes musical…

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  • June 16, 2021

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    Alan Chang joins QSC as Director of Sales and Business Development

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (June 16, 2021) - [De] - QSC is pleased to welcome Alan Chang as Director of Country Development in Japan and Korea, working out of QSC Asia offices located in Hong Kong. In this new role, Chang will be responsible for driving sales, developing business, and building local go-to-market teams and strategies. “As we continue to grow our team and presence in APAC, we are thrilled to have Alan join the QSC team,” says William Chan, Senior Director, North Asia. “With his extensive knowledge of the QSC product portfolio, he will be an invaluable asset as we focus on bolstering the influence of QSC in this region.” Previously, Alan worked at QSC as Asia Sales Manager, making significant contributions towards building the sales network in APAC. With his new role, he brings over 25 years of sales and channel management experience and 16 years of leadership…

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  • June 7, 2021

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    QSC Consolidates Distribution in South Africa

    Sinsheim, Germany (June 7, 2021) – [De] – QSC announces TOMS Sound & Music (Pty) Ltd will become the exclusive distributor of its entire portfolio of solutions throughout South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique, effective July 1, 2021. “We are pleased to partner with TOMS in the South Africa region. By consolidating distribution we expect to accelerate our growth within the region while continuing to deliver great customer experiences,” says Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales & Marketing, QSC EMEA. “We would like to thank Stage Audio Works for their partnership distributing our Systems portfolio in South Africa the last few years.” Wild & Marr and MIDI Music, which are the distribution divisions of TOMS Sound & Music, distribute market-leading MI, pro audio, commercial audio, music production, DJ, and broadcast audio brands. Headquartered in…

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  • May 25, 2021

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    QSC Names Chant Utukian as Director MEA

    Sinsheim, Germany (May 25, 2021) - [De] - QSC is pleased to welcome Chant Utukian as Director MEA. He is based in Dubai and is responsible for managing and developing the Middle East and Africa region. “It is wonderful to have Chant join QSC,” says Markus Winkler, Senior Vice President, EMEA & APAC, QSC. “With his knowledge and experience in the pro AV industry, we are confident that we will be able to accelerate the growth of QSC while building closer relationships with local customers and provide even more support.” Prior to joining QSC, Chant held positions as Regional Sales Manager at Sharp, Project Manager at Cyviz and, most recently, as Senior Sales Manager at Shure MEA. “I’m very eager to start this new chapter at QSC,” adds Chant Utukian. “I’m looking forward to deepening the relationships with our partners and helping them achieve new levels of success with…

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  • May 13, 2021

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    Bernd Friedel joins QSC as Director

    Sinsheim, Germany (May 13, 2021) – [De] – QSC is pleased to announce Bernd Friedel has joined QSC as Director Retail and Distribution Management, working out of QSC EMEA headquartered in Sinsheim, Germany. In this new role, Friedel will be responsible for managing direct dealer retail accounts and retail distributors in the Central and Northern European regions. “It’s exciting to have Bernd join the growing QSC EMEA team,” says Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales & Marketing, QSC EMEA. “He is a seasoned audio industry professional with decades of retail channel management experience which makes him an outstanding fit for this role.” Previously, Bernd Friedel held various positions at Shure EMEA, most recently in Market Management, where he was responsible for managing key accounts. "In my previous roles, I worked with QSC and know of the strong brand recognition and…

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  • March 31, 2021

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    QSC Promotes Frank West to VP, Systems Americas

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (March 31, 2021) – QSC is pleased to announce the promotion of Frank West to Vice President, Systems Americas (US, Canada and Latin America). In his new position, Frank will play a critical role in continuing to maintain positive sales momentum while helping QSC realize its vision to become a leading AV software platform company. “Frank has been a key driving force in developing and implementing a successful Systems business strategy with the Q-SYS audio, video and control Ecosystem at its fulcrum, which has led to tremendous growth and momentum for QSC,” says Anna Csontos, Executive Vice President, Chief Market Officer, and Chief of Staff. “His business insights, growth mindset, and people leadership skills have become invaluable to shaping our existing market presence and positioning QSC for future go-to-market models.” “QSC is a special place, a…

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  • February 8, 2021

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    QSC EMEA Changes Distribution in Nordic Countries

    Sinsheim, Germany, February 8, 2021 – [De] – Effective July 1, 2021, QSC will change its distribution model for its integrated systems business in the Nordic countries, moving from a single regional distribution model to a country-specific approach. Audiovision AB will become the exclusive distribution partner in Sweden while Benum Norway AS will become the exclusive distributor for Norway. In Finland, Denmark, and Iceland, QSC will establish direct distribution working with selected in-country integrators. The cooperation with the current distributor for the entire Nordic region, EM Nordic, will conclude on June 30, 2021. “We have been able to further strengthen our position across all business units with additional, dedicated QSC employees focused on serving the region,” says Jan Villumsen, Market Development Manager Nordic, QSC EMEA. “With the new distribution…

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  • November 10, 2020

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    Jatan Shah Elected to 2021 AVIXA Board of Directors

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 10, 2020) – [Fr, Es, De] – QSC is proud to announce that Jatan Shah, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating and Technology Officer for QSC, has been elected to the 2021 AVIXA Board of Directors. During his term, which begins January 1, 2021, Jatan will sit as a Director on the Board and help to shape the vision of the association and the pro AV industry. “This year several new global challenges have forced us to reevaluate how we design AV solutions and provide new ways for our world to connect, engage and collaborate,” says Shah. “As we move forward as an industry, a focus of our work will be to apply our skills, artistry, and forward-thinking innovation to creatively address the new challenges we are facing. I am honored, humbled and thrilled to be joining the AVIXA Board and work more closely with some of our industry’s most…

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  • October 19, 2020

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    QSC Welcomes Paul Lee to APAC Sales Team

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (October 19, 2020) – QSC is pleased to announce Paul Lee has joined QSC as APAC Business Development Manager – Systems. In his new role, Paul will be responsible for growing the Systems business in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam. In addition, he will work to improve service levels with end users throughout APAC and will work closely to ensure smooth and consistent deployment of QSC solutions with their chosen integration partners. Paul brings 16 years of sales operation and technical service experience in the AV market. Prior to QSC, Paul served as Director Technical Services, APAC for Harman where he oversaw a team that provided technical services and training. He also worked for AMX where he served as Sales Operations Manager where he executed growth sales strategies and enabled technical training and customer relationship management…

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  • May 21, 2020

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    QSC and Mainline Marketing Announce Sales Partnership

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (May 21, 2020) – QSC announces Mainline Marketing, an independent manufacturer rep firm, will represent the QSC Systems and Live Sound business in Florida and Puerto Rico, effective May 25, 2020. Mainline Marketing will take over for Meyer Marketing after acquiring their firm early this month. “We would like to thank the entire Meyer Marketing team for their hard work and dedication representing QSC over the years,” says Frank West, Senior Director of Sales for QSC Systems. “We look forward to working with Mainline Marketing in the Southeast region and leverage their vast experience and connections in the AV industry, specifically in corporate AV, theme parks, production and retail. Our companies share a dedication to integrator and end user training, and as Mainline prepares to open their newest training center next month, they will help support…

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  • March 30, 2020

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    QSC Strengthens its Presence in the Netherlands

    Sinsheim (March 30, 2020) – [De] – QSC announces the opening of QSC Netherlands BV, effective April 1, 2020. Based in Geldermalsen, QSC Netherlands BV will serve as the business development hub for Live Sound & Systems in the Benelux region as well as house QSC’s EMEA service repair operation. The facility will offer service repair trainings for QSC distributor’s service staff while also handling service and repair for QSC in Germany. QSC Netherlands also includes demonstration and training facilities for customers to experience QSC products first hand and receive hands-on classroom training. “QSC Netherlands BV is the next strategic step in expanding our regional footprint in the European region”, says Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales & Marketing, QSC EMEA. “This enables QSC to get closer to the market and to deliver even better customer experiences. We look…

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  • March 13, 2020

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    QSC EMEA goes direct in Austria

    Sinsheim, March 13, 2020 - [De] - As of January 1, 2020, QSC EMEA has opened a new office in Wattens to distribute the QSC Live Sound and Systems product portfolio in Austria. This change will allow QSC to foster closer relationships to all Austrian customers, providing extensive training, pre- and after-sales as well as both technical, repair and marketing support. In his role as Director, Gerd Kostial will oversee the Austrian QSC office as well as manage direct sales to key system integrators. Kostial has decades of experience in the pro audio and AV industry, and most recently held the position of Director at Shure Distribution Austria. Patrik Heider will join Kostial as Sales Manager, mainly concentrating on Live Sound accounts. Additional technical, sales and marketing support will be provided by the QSC EMEA branch located in Sinsheim, Germany. “As one of the…

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  • January 31, 2020

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    QSC Receives Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award

    Costa Mesa, Calif. (January 31, 2020) – [De, Fr, Es] – QSC is proud to announce that its Q-SYS Development team has been honored with a Technology and Engineering Emmy® Award for its work on the Q-SYS Audio, Video and Control Ecosystem. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will honor Q-LAN network media distribution technology specifically in the category of “Development of Synchronized Multi-Channel Uncompressed Audio Transport over IP Networks” at the 71st Annual Technology and Engineering Emmy® awards ceremony in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB). QSC would like to recognize the key developers of Q-LAN: Derek Lieb, Gert Rosenboom and Jeff Evanson, as well as the rest of the original Q-SYS development team, including Rich Zwiebel, John Britton, John Dunn and David Kessner. Q-LAN is the native protocol suite for audio and…

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  • January 29, 2020

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    QSC collaborates with Audiologic to serve the UK and Ireland with Live Sound portfolio

    London, January 29, 2020 - - As of January 1, 2020, QSC has appointed Audiologic as a UK exclusive distribution partner for Live Sound. Audiologic will provide a holistic customer support, from daily interaction to service and training. Audiologic is a leading provider of pro-audio and commercial sound equipment who has already successfully worked as Industry Market Partner for the QSC Systems portfolio. Audiologic is one of the AV industry’s most respected providers in the UK and Ireland combining detailed product knowledge with excellent standards of customer service. “We are extremely proud to be awarded the exclusive UK distribution for QSC Live Sound products”, says Andy Lewis, Managing Director at Audiologic. “Over the past two years, we have demonstrated real in-market value for QSC with their Systems portfolio with proven system design services, technical…

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