Elkhart, IN (October 23, 2008)--Crown Audio has named Matt Bush to the position of vice president of sales, starting in November.
Bush joins Crown Audio from sister company, Harman Music Group, where he was vice president of operations and takes the position previously held by Scott Robbins who was promoted to vice president of sales for Harman Professional last month. In his new role, Bush will direct worldwide sales operations from Crown Audio's Elkhart headquarters and he will report directly to Mark Graham, president, Crown Audio.
"Matt Bush is a strong business leader, an excellent organizer and an experienced pro audio veteran," Graham said. "We are very pleased to welcome Matt to our team, and I am confident that he will grow our sales and strengthen our partnerships with reps, dealers and distributors across the globe."
Bush joined The Harman Music Group in 1987. He has served in leadership roles in engineering, manufacturing and operations and has more than 24 years of experience in the design, manufacture, service and supply chain of electronic products. He has served as the vice president of operations of HMG since 2001, is the architect of HMG's hybrid manufacturing and global supply chain strategies and directed all supply chain functions including a U.S. manufacturing facility, off-shore manufacturing, customer service, and distribution centers in the U.S., Asia and Europe. He has also led group-wide programs in European logistics and key supplier negotiations, and has presented numerous times at Harman best-practice sessions.
"Crown Audio is a proven pioneer with an unparalleled ability to provide customers with high-performing, ultra-reliable amplifiers for a wide array of applications," Bush stated. "Between the people, the products and remarkable pedigree, I am honored and excited to join the team here and I look forward to getting out into the field to meet with partners and customers. Knowing now what I know in terms of the exciting products on the near-term horizon for Crown Audio, I couldn't be more pleased to join this great brand."