Switzerland (May 10, 2006)–Swiss based Merging Technologies has appointed Fraser Jones to head their expanded and restructured operation in the U.S. Merging’s original Chicago office gives way to two new sales and support offices in Los Angeles and Portland, ME to support the growing customer base for Merging’s Pyramix and VCube digital audio and video workstations. A new Dealer structure has also been implemented that will greatly increase Merging’s representation throughout America.
Fraser Jones “Thanks largely to the great work from our principle Dealers, AID in LA and Steve Strassberg Associates in New York, Merging are now seeing the same rapid growth in the U.S. market that we have enjoyed over the last three years in Europe and Asia Pacific,” explained Claude Cellier, president of Merging.
“Merging is a company in major growth and to continue this growth in the U.S. market we must have the right sales and customer support structure in place. This was only possible once we found the right person to head the U.S. operation and for us Fraser is the ideal candidate. He has the same level of enthusiasm for the success of Pyramix and VCube as we all do in Merging and his commercial skills, industry knowledge and experience gives us someone we and our U.S. customers can rely on to do a great job. His role is all encompassing being responsible for both offices on the East and West Coast and our dealer network throughout USA”.
Fraser will continue with his Independent Audio distribution company expanding his personnel to support this new role with Merging Technologies. Kaspar Hugentobler, Merging’s man in LA, will continue to run the LA office under the direction of the Portland headquarters.