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 leading professional audio brands, the decision to be directly represented in Austria is a significant step in our European growth strategy”, says Ron Marchant, Senior Director Sales & Marketing, QSC EMEA. “With Gerd and Patrik, we welcome two team members who have extensive industry knowledge and with whom we are perfectly positioned.”
“With our new presence we will be able to intensify the cooperation and relationship with all the key integrators, retailers, production professionals, locations and major stages in Austria”, adds Gerd Kostial. “There are a number of exciting projects and great customers waiting for us, and we look forward to all of them.”
Founded over five decades ago, QSC is globally-recognized leader in the design, engineering and manufacture of award-winning high-performance loudspeakers, digital mixers, power amplifiers, audio processors, digital cinema solutions, and the Q-SYS™ software-based audio, video and control Ecosystem. Offering reliable, scalable and flexible solutions for professional installed, portable, production, corporate and cinema applications, QSC puts customers first with its highly-acclaimed sales, service, and support networks worldwide.