Northridge, CA (January 29, 2010)–Harman Professional has appointed Plus Four Marketing to serve as its manufacturer’s representative in Oregon, Washington, Montana, Alaska and Idaho, and also named Sunnyland Marketing as its manufacturer’s representative in Hawaii.
Plus Four Marketing has been associated with Harman Professional since 1986, when it was appointed to serve JBL Professional and Soundcraft for northern California and northern Nevada.
Scott Robbins, vice president of sales, Harman Professional, said, “Sunnyland Marketing and Plus Four Marketing are two excellent representative firms that share a proven track record of dealer care, deep technical expertise and unmatched commercial integrity and experience. I am confident that our customers in Hawaii and the Pacific Northwest will benefit from these appointments, and I look forward to working with these companies to ensure that we’re listening closely to our dealers in these territories and putting products and programs in place to enable their success.”
Led by Jim Mathews, principal, the Plus Four Marketing team includes Keith Erickson, sales; Sean Barnett, sales; Suzy Sheets, office manager; and Allison Mathews, business management and accounting. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and has recently appointed Pacific Northwest representative veterans Todd Finney and Steve Malone to help lead their efforts in this region.
Sunnyland Marketing was founded in 1985, has represented a host of professional audio and video brands, and won numerous awards. Headquartered in Honolulu, the company is led by principal, Alan Gaylor.
“Harman Professional is a market-driven company that builds innovative products that customers want,” Gaylor noted. “Harman clearly understands the unique challenges of the Hawaiian market and is committed to improved support for our dealers. I am very pleased that Sunnyland Marketing will support that process and that we represent such a dynamic and respected group of brands.”
Commenting on the expansion of his company’s reach into the Pacific Northwest, Plus Four’s Jim Mathews said, “The key to our success in northern California and northern Nevada has been that we take nothing for granted. Each day we work hard for our manufacturers and our dealers to provide them with product sales and services and also the exchange of information and ideas to ensure the communication between manufacturer and dealer is mutually responsive and productive.”