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James Loudspeaker Appoints Jay Wessell as President, Moves HQ to Nevada

Alongside hiring Wessell, James Loudspeaker has also hired Vijita U.G. as director of marketing and kept engineers Mike Park and Ted Telesky as R&D leads.

CE Pro Editors · January 22, 2019

People & Places: FIBBR Joins PVA; Legrand Acquires Kenall; StormAudio Joins Azione; Lau Wyrestorm

The latest in hirings and other notable movement within the custom electronics industry. Check back daily for updated news.

CE Pro Editors · December 20, 2018

Vin Bruno named Rayva CEO

Former Crestron exec and CEDIA CEO Vin Bruno is named CEO of Rayva, provider of turnkey luxury home theaters.

CE Pro Editors · August 28, 2018

Ihiji co-founder Mike Maniscalco Launches Consulting Firm

After selling Ihiji to Control4 in 2017, co-founder Mike Maniscalco launches Pytheas, a consulting firm.

Julie Jacobson · February 21, 2018

CE Pro Masters 2018: Celebrating Movers and Shakers in Home Technology

Raise a glass to the 2018 class of CE Pro Masters, long-time leaders in the custom electronic industry’s retail, distribution, technology, marketing and executive sectors.

Chuck Schneider · December 26, 2017

Vin Bruno Leads Vcom’s Alltec Pro, a Distributor, Retailer, Manufacturer of A/V and Home Automation

Vin Bruno, former Crestron exec and CEDIA CEO, is named president of Alltec Pro, a new Vcom division that sells commercial A/V and home automation gear to both consumers and pros.

Julie Jacobson · December 23, 2017

Nortek Security, Core Brands Merge to Form NSC

Nortek Security & Control (2GIG, Linear, GoControl) and Core Brands (Elan, SpeakerCraft, Niles, Xantech, Panamax, Proficient, Gefen) unite to form new company called NSC.

Jason Knott · December 19, 2017

Michael Bridwell Joins Dana Innovations to Lead Emerging Commercial Business

Dana Innovations, parent of Sonance, iPort and Trufig, has hired industry veteran Michael Bridwell as director of commercial sales.

CE Pro Editors · November 04, 2017

People & Places – Q3 2017

People, places and other movement in the home-technology channel.

CE Pro Editors · September 30, 2017

Lenbrook Announces Leadership Transition, New Senior Management Team

Key executives John Banks and Dean Miller lead transition as Lenbrook creates leadership succession plan for future growth. Lenbrook owns audio brands Bluesound, NAD Electronics and PSB Speakers.

Chelsea Cafiero · August 16, 2017