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CEO Interview: The Scoop on AVAD, WAVE Electronics Merger

Mark Fukuda, CEO of the newly merged home-technology distributors AVAD + WAVE Electronics, discusses new corporate name, house brands, security channel, pro AV sector, and what used to keep him up at night.

Julie Jacobson · October 17, 2018

AVAD Announces 11 New Branch Openings

AVAD is opening 11 new distribution branches in June as well as new headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Jason Knott · June 06, 2017

AVAD Vendopalooza 2017 Tour Features 13 Dates

AVAD’s Vendopalooza 2017 dealer tour will make stops in Boston, New York, Scottsdale, San Diego and Toronto. The events are free for dealers to attend.

Robert Archer · December 13, 2016

New CEO Discusses Vision for AVAD as Independent Co.; a Return to CEDIA

CE Pro interviews new AVAD CEO Tom Jacoby after the distributor was acquired by private equity firm Kingswood Capital: “We don’t see this as a broken company that needs to be fixed.”

Julie Jacobson · July 28, 2016

AVAD Acquired by Private Equity Firm; Former Klipsch/Harman Execs to Lead the Co.

Kingswood Capital Management acquires AVAD, leading distributor of home automation and A/V gear for home-technology integrators, following the sale of parent company Ingram Micro to a Chinese conglomerate.

Julie Jacobson · July 05, 2016

Wow! Ingram Micro Acquires AVAD

Giant IT distributor Ingram Micro to pay up to $200 million for audio, video and home automation distributor AVAD.

Julie Jacobson · April 06, 2005