Costa Mesa, CA (October 26, 2010)–QSC Audio Products, LLC has promoted Ray van Straten to the position of Director of Marketing Communications.
van Straten will be responsible for all day-to-day marketing communications activities as well as creation and development of all QSC branding, marketing collateral and communications initiatives. Over the last eight years, van Straten has served as QSC’s Retail Market Manager and more recently as the company’s Director of Entertainer Solutions, where his responsibilities included developing and implementing sales and marketing initiatives for all QSC portable sound products. Prior to joining QSC, van Straten served as the OEM Business Development Manager for Sonic Foundry (Sony Creative Software) and previously as the National Accounts Manager at Yamaha Corporation of America. An avid musician and composer, van Straten also currently serves on the Board of Directors for NAMM, the International Music Products Association.
“Ray’s enthusiasm for the QSC brand combined with his deep knowledge of QSC and the pro audio community makes him the perfect choice to lead our Marcom team,” states Gerry Tschetter, Vice-President of Marketing for QSC Audio Products. “The insight and leadership he has provided for our portable sound products will be a welcome addition across our entire line of professional audio solutions.”
“I am excited and honored to be entrusted with this responsibility,” states van Straten. “When you walk the corridors of QSC, you see passion, pride and commitment to excellence in action across the entire organization. This is the QSC I know and consider it a privilege to be in a position to share this narrative with our global professional audio community. “
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