Westlake Village, CA (September 1, 2010)–Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro) has appointed industry veteran Jerry Antonelli as a GC Pro account manager, based in the company’s Sherman Oaks location.
Antonelli has over 30 years of experience using and selling professional audio equipment, and most recently held the position of territory sales manager for Digidesign/Avid in Southern California, where he was responsible for all sales including recording and post-production studios, individual personal studios and high-profile artists recording on Pro Tools. He has a background in recording and production, and is particularly knowledgeable on hard-disk recording. Additionally, Antonelli began his professional career working in Boston at E.U. Wurlitzer, where he became familiar with recording and M.I. products.
GC Pro director, Rick Plushner, states, “The knowledge and industry relationships Jerry gained while working for Digidesign, coupled with his successful management of many noteworthy product launches, will significantly help our customers when it comes to designing, planning and purchasing the right equipment for their individual needs. We’re extremely proud to have Jerry as part of the GC Pro team.”
“Jerry Antonelli has an outstanding reputation and a very unique skill set,” comments Derek Snyder, GC Pro western regional manager. “He’s perfectly suited for his new position with GC Pro.”
“I have watched GC Pro expand over the years and grow their business in various market sectors of the industry,” Antonelli says. “GC Pro has an established reputation in the post-production and high-end recording studio markets as a full-service organization with an extremely knowledgeable sales and support staff that truly addresses the needs of their customers, and I felt the time was right for me to come on board. I look forward to helping them grow and address the hard disk recording needs of the community”.
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